Zine Clubs/Volunteers/Students/Outreach

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<p>Zine Clubs/Volunteers/Students/Outreach</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>-       What would a zine club encompass? What do you do with a club? Advice for getting started?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Madeleine has been working with a zine club at New Paltz. Can go hand in hand with starting a collection for the library. Input from creators and users.</p> <p>-       Has a zine collective</p> <p>-       Not seeking funding – separate from university</p> <p>-       Write little grants, find other funding streams</p> <p>-       Zine Collective has wish list spreadsheet with titles, how accessible – digitally?...</p> <p>-       Between 3 and 9 members</p> <p>-       Arc of energy over semester difficult</p> <p>-       2 members now paid to do cataloging, etc.</p> <p>-       Working out separateness/collaboration from library</p> <p>-       Session member – extend out to community? To sustain over course of semester? M liked this idea.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Papercut</p> <p>-       has internal collective</p> <p>-       staff library twice a month and come to 2 at least 2 meetings</p> <p>-       plan events, fundraising</p> <p>-       had initiated monthly zine talks – librarians shared about their interests/focus e.g. music zines, Papercut history… discontinued bc of move</p> <p>-       make zine together</p> <p>-       organizing Zinefest</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Kelly</p> <p>-       likes idea of Zine Club but feels weird telling students to organize themselves</p> <p>-       makes the offer but not always taken up (Madeleine did a workshop and lecture with Jenna F and Jacinda (?) and this generated excitement among students – she thinks that the two students who are cataloging are invested and engaged and may recruit others</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Create a LibGuide?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Ways to connect people to the collection besides club?</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Zine swaps – bring your one-pager, do swaps separately or as part of readings</p> <p>24-hour zine thing?</p> <p>-                Pop up zine library in community art space</p> <p>-                Zine-making table available all the time</p> <p>-                Table at zine fairs with zine-making stuff</p> <p>-                Glue sticks, stencils, stickers, stamps, markers… magazines</p> <p>-                Zine reading hangouts – bring parts of collection out to community e.g. queer zines, …</p> <p>-                Academics – reaching out to student advocacy groups? Kelly – student health collaboration e.g. bring related zines to drag show, sexual violence awareness month</p> <p>-                Pop up library at Kathleen Hanna docu</p> <p>-                People can make a zine about anything anywhere – expands demographics</p> <p>-                Papercut tabled at farmer’s market – people wrote favorite recipes made with csa contents</p> <p>-       How do people access zines now?  - Tumblr promotion, some comic book shops and record stores, online distros, etsy, zine fests</p> <p>-       Kelly M tells students where they can sell their zines – don’t just turn them in to their professor, share otherwise</p> <p>-       Kelly W when invited by faculty to do outreach, sometimes no attendance, timing issue? No student buy in, how is it pitched?</p> <p>-       Plug in terms of having a voice, authoring your experience</p> <p>-       This is something you’re already doing, let’s add zines to the toolbox</p> <p>-       Getting people in the door is the tricky part, not getting people to engage in a workshop</p> <p>-       Explaining what the process will look like to reduce intimidation</p> <p>-       Call it a pamphlet</p> <p>-       Sex zines and sexual health zines are great for student health outreach</p> <p>-       Consent zines are strong, too – another way to connect with students about something they may not want to talk about</p> <p>-       Why read a zine about herpes vs going to student health center? – info literacy potential in talking about reading personal experience</p> <p>-       Public health pamphlets for migrant workers might be considered zines, with comics</p> <p>-       Anonymity of zines as opposed to blog, students respond to that</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Zines as Social Media for Introverts!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Action Item -  Review Zine on Sexual Health Zines</p> <p>Kelly M will be our fist pumper</p> <p>Kimberly, Jude, Madeleine,  will work on this</p> <p>we could bring sexual health educators into the conversation</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Action Item 2 – post zine-making workshop outlines on wiki</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Working with instructors on the issue of grading zines is really important! e.g. grading perzines?!  Make zine as first step to paper, as paper, or response to topic after paper-writing??</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
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