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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.

Logistics

Zine Content

Covers

  • color
  • construction
  • relief prints

Binding

  • staples
  • sewing
  • stab
  • materials

Graphics

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

Elements

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

Genre

  • 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!
 

Creation

 

Sharing

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