Sociology of Gender

Tote bag by Helen Entwisle, 2015. Photo from Helen's website.

Marnie Brady

Welcome! On this page, you will find a selective guide to tools for zine research at Barnard College / Columbia University.

If you need assistance identifying additional resources, search terms or strategies, please schedule a research consultation with Jenna.

Personal Librarian: Jenna Freedman
111 LeFrak Center

Zotero | Class| CLIO/Barnard/Columbia | Articles

Zotero allows you to

  • search for citations in library catalogs and databases from the software or export results into it from remote catalogs and databases
  • store the citations
  • search through the citations you have stored using keyword searches
  • cite them in papers and bibliographies using any citation format you choose

Library guide to using Zotero.

Read Zines

  • Read for five minutes
  • Discuss in twos & threes
    • How do the visual elements complement or complicate the text?

    • What does the creator want from the reader or the world?

    • What are the contexts for the zine?

  • Full group report back

Zine History

  • Definition
  • History
  • Types: one-page zine
  • Who/why
  • Barnard zines

CLIO & Barnard Zine Library

CLIO search < zines AND [your topic here] >

  • Barnard vs. Barnard Special Collections
  • Text yourself
  • Zine genres

Barnard Zine Library

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Sociology/Zines Specific/Related General & Interdisciplinary

Find Articles (searches multiple Columbia databases at once)

For a more complete list of electronic databases for sociology, check Columbia's Databases: Social Sciences list.

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