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This guide will help you locate zines and materials about zines at Charles Library, in other libraries, and in online databases.

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By their nature, zines resist categorization and cataloging. Zines are innumerable, largely self published, and printed in small runs. No guide could ever provide a comprehensive review of the world of zines. This guide intends, however, to provide an introduction to the most useful resources available for anyone interested in studying zines and their place in popular culture or simply finding out more about them. 

This guide will show you how to locate zines and works about zines in our library and in the collections of other libraries and will introduce you to helpful Internet resources.

Many thanks to Margery Sly and Jill Luedke for their invaluable resource suggestions.

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