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Zines

Explore zine history, guides, and examples available at the library.

What is a zine?

A zine (zeen), shorthand for a magazine or fanzine, is a self-published pamphlet or book, usually produced by-hand, or a photocopier, with images, texts, or collage. Zines are sort of related to Artist's Books, and to the Book Arts. Visit go.middlebury.edu/bookarts to learn more. 

Special Collections has over 100 zines by students and zine artists. Visit us to see them!

Zine History and How-To

Make Your Own!

Learn more at go.middlebury.edu/bookarts.

Here's a small, compact 6 pager guide to download and print and here's the step-by-step.

6 pager

 

More downloadable directions! Recycled Book Paper FlowersTurkish Fold Pop-up Book, a three-hole pamphlet stitch, and a one-sheet-8-page instant book (download the illustrated guide below or watch a YouTube how-to!)

 

8 Page Sheet of Paper Zine
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