I asked the Library of Congress to add a reference to Digital art to its Computer art subject heading.
Tagged with zine libraries
Thanks to an invitation from Brown zine librarian and undergrad Malana Krongelb, I am speaking in a class, giving a talk, and leading a zine workshop at Brown University on Thursday, February 2nd.
Disclosure: I'm friends or friendly with about half of the contributors to this book, for which I also wrote a chapter. I think I'd have loved it even if that weren't the case, but then again it couldn't have not been the case because the world of feminist archivists isn't as big as you might imagine--or hope!
These are the notes I made during the ALA Zine Cataloging panel. I can't seem to bring myself to write them in a nice narrative wrap-up. I think there's info that I'd like to make sure I get down somewhere, so here it is, unadorned for those who agree that something is better than nothing...
July 8-9, 2011
Calling all zine collectors, information activists, underground bibliographers and barefoot librarians! We’re seeking librarians of all stripes to lead a workshop or discussion at the 2nd bi-annual (un)conference of zine librarians!