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Public Hellenism: Zine Library Guide

Zine Librarian Jenna Freedman made this guide for Dimitris Antoniou's Public Hellenism class, offered by Columbia University's Modern Greek department in the summer of 2021.


Zine Content


  • color
  • construction
  • relief prints


  • staples
  • sewing
  • stab
  • materials


  • illustrations
  • fair use/copyright
  • photographs
  • typography/handwriting
  • backgrounds


  • prose
  • art
  • poems
  • games
  • collages
  • internet content
  • metadata:
    • author
    • title
    • date
    • publication location
    • rights
  • manifestos
  • white space
  • excerpts
  • reviews


  • personal
  • political
  • art
  • literary
  • split
  • compilation
  • minicomics
  • DIY

Check out the Design Center

  • sewing
  • print making
  • paper marbling

Zine Tech

Design Platforms

  • Canva - freemium design studio, includes templates
  • Cryptpad - free, open source, data secure alternative to Google Drive. Available in China!
  • Etherpad - free, open source application that you can set to disappear after a certain date
  • Google Drive - did you know you can change the dimensions on Google slides? Try 5.5" wide by 8.5" high if you're in the US or 148.5mm x 210mm where A4 is the standard paper size. 
  • InDesign - Adobe design software, available to BC through Apporto (can someone test CU access for me?)
  • Paper!




  • Flipsnack
  • Issuu
  • Yumpu
  • Google slides/drive, per the collaboration column, but consider access issues from countries that ban the Goog