Notes from Instruction Literacy & Zine Session

Ideas on how to incopororate zines into the classes

Classes done on 14-15 year old classes

Out reach to faculty and how to make zines better

Bringing zines into library schools and teaching classes

Body image classes and using Figure 8 and others in health classes. Show and tell and then maybe have somebody use them as research they can use

Class taught by zinster which is nano-publishing. Making book narratives in the class. Instructor uses zines in the collection to the research.

Faculty interested in the library getting them so they can use them. Center for Gender Studies and socialality. Used to trace popular culture.

used in English classes and zines as a way to help write clearly and as a peer-review and use them to with students to improve their writing. Also used as ESL classes. All the history majors did a history related zine, not researched heavy and created context.

Scientists and zines. Lesson plan presented and zines about mental health and creating zines on scientific topics. Using zines as provayers as knowledge. Talk about different narratives and their won health. Medical school using zines as medical college.

Talk to faculty one and one and encourage them to showcase the zines that you have in the collection to use in classes.

Zines used with young adults. Working with queer youth and working with creating a zine as a group. Foucsing on queer zines in specific with youth. Tie a practical way in using them.

Basic science class that demonstrates a science concept.

Information Literacy. And the role of zines. Two sides to teaching zines, one how to use zines, how to create zines and how they relate to information literacy. Evaluate documents and how it is credible.

How do you grade success in a zine and that is successful and reliable? Shows how context specific reliable. How to cite a zine in paper and how it relates to you paper.

The research process, how subject headings are assigned and how do you decide what subjects are assigned.

With zines deviant knowledge and question authorship, bias. Zines that are made to look crappier so they aren’t made to be sold. Zines that question credibility.

Women’s health zines that disturb top-down information and the notion of anti-copyright. These zines are against a type of information. Evaluative and bias.

Intellectual freedom and copyright and using zines to teach those concepts. Teaching to young children and mass media and what copyright law. Copyright law is complicated and misinformation that is related to copyright/creative commons.

Authority and using zines a means to encourage students to write and not worry about how they can write even if they aren’t authoritative.

Have young adults work as a self-published and have them go through the editing process. Also bring the censorship of community. Collaborative effect to make a magazine as a program. Monthly group?

Have them make an annual magazine, poem or story and go into a collaborative effect.

Information Literacy and how they convey those standards in different communities. The differences in a public and academic settings and how conventations change between those two communities. Show different language and how to look further into the content rather then the surface.

Letting people know that this is out there and they can interact with the zine community. Creates a debate on how truth is produced and how academic writing is different and using “I” and accounting for your position. Is truth universal and teaching personal writing.

Creating a collection to have students create zines and then collect them as a special library. Talk to faculty in collecting zines from the college and having a living archive. Create more involvement and investment.

The library as a place of publication and where they can be created, the library as a place of publication.

Educating the librarians themselves to showcase the collection. Have them at the desk and also with the secondary assignments and can talk to the department.

QZAP as included in the catalog as an electronic resource. Make resource lists on the website to point students to them.

Making displays and showcase the collection. Brown bag with the exhibit and bring people to be excited about the topic.

Using the cite this zine in writing centers and at the reference desk.
Have the students write a zine/ make one on what they wished they knew before the class/graduation.

Zinelibraries.info website for documentation and share further information literacy ideas. How to read a zine zine….? Is there one created to share the information liberacy.

Should there even be a guide? Isn’t that part of zine culture? Does it provide legitimacy?

Zines and librarianship, information and making power recognizing how you teach, what you teach, provide multiple perspectives, explore bias/points of view. A way of making people think about their sources and where it comes from.

Trans literacy. A place where trans literacy and literacy across different types of media.

One shot sessions vs. doing it over a semester. And teaching them information literacy. Pro assassment before class and after class.

Looking at inforatmion/zines outside of the United States and look behind and be sure to include zines outside of the mainstream western perspectives.

Show zines that who establish norms and for example; zine about people who are vegan. Stereotypes - looking at zines there radical polices, and that there zines that are diverse. The importance of showing different viewpoints.