Hands-On Zine Workshop Coming to U-Idaho Library

Wednesday, April 17 2013

MOSCOW, Idaho – The University of Idaho Library will sponsor a hands-on workshop on zines, Wednesday, May 1, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on the main floor of the library. Participants will learn about the zine movement and have the opportunity to express themselves by creating a zine of their own design in a collaborative environment.

Zines are self-published mini-magazines printed in small numbers, typically made by hand and duplicated with a copy machine. Common topics include fan-fiction, art and design, and personal journals or memoirs.

The workshop will offer insight into the publishing world and the facts about self-publishing, copyright and the reliability of information. Participants will look at their creations in the context of other zines and publications, the library collection and society in general.

The workshop is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Annie Gaines at againes@uidaho.edu.
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The University of Idaho inspires students to succeed and become leaders. Its land-grant mission furthers innovative scholarly and creative research to grow Idaho's economy and serve a statewide community. From its main campus in Moscow, Idaho, to 70 research and academic locations statewide, U-Idaho emphasizes real-world application as part of its student experience. U-Idaho combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities. It is home to the Vandals, and competes in the Western Athletic Conference. Through the university’s $225 million Inspiring Futures capital campaign, private giving will enhance student learning, faculty research and innovation, and a spirit of enterprise. Learn more: www.uidaho.edu.

Media Contact: Beth Canzoneri, University Library, (208) 885-6066, bcanzoneri@uidaho.edu