At the recent hack/doc, 40 participants worked on developing tools for Islandora, the system that powers our Digital Archive
We added zines about dating, sex, breakups, touring with a band, traveling around African countries, hapa and mixed race identities, the joys of laying out a zine using real scissors and glue, and poems about losing your mother in your 20s.
This week we added zines about a Kinsey 5 girl falling in love with a man while studying abroad in France, a Spanish lesbian in Montréal writing in English and French, DIY reproductive health with herbs, reproductive justice, the masculine and feminine in punk, and how to make paper stars (thereby soothing your soul).
This week we added zines about navigating holidays with family, solo living during quarantine, police budgets in Connecticut related to percentage of white residents, making music when you can't practice with your band, pandemic life for middle schoolers in Abu Dhabi, the US election, and Onion-like stories from a US expat in Berlin.
If you're a Barnard student and identify as first-generation and/or low-income, please fill out the Barnard FLI Partnership Library Textbook Request Form by Wednesday, December 16 at noon EST.
This week we added zines about famous people who share the same name, feeling the sad, pandemic coping for kids, quarantine life in Berlin (The Onion style), queer quarantine TV choices, female-bodied genderqueer femme gay boi Gemini rising identity, and ex-boifriends.
With the fall semester coming to end and holiday season on its way, it's time for the December 2020 issue of @barnlib. Keep reading for news and highlights from the BLAIS Staff!
This week we added zines about non-electoral activism, policing in libraries, May Day in Austria under quarantine, ICE watch, police abolition, worldwide deities, growth, small sources of joy, and the Black Lives Matter movement in Ireland.
Christina Juste and Kristen Hogan presented at the first virtual meeting of Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a new division of the American Library Association.
Read about the latest grants earned by Barnard faculty and staff to support their research.
Miriam is quoted in Library Journal's new article, How COVID-19 Has Transformed Reference Services for Public and Academic Libraries, speaking about new academic technologies and issues of equity.
Here's a quick update from the Barnard Zine Library. Rather, it's sort of a collection of updates.
This week we added zines about carceral abolition, asexual crush types, quarantine madness, the ally industrial complex, femme sex workers, alternatives to calling the police, an early 20th century incarcerated Black woman, voting as upholding colonial systems, and science fiction.
This week we added zines from the US and Poland about capitalism and Covid, making political art, building a DIY graywater reclamation hand washing station, 1980s nostalgia, pet cats, affordable routes to home ownership, how the male gaze may influence sexuality, and a late 1980s zine about literature and libraries.
As the leaves fall and the weather gets chilly, cozy up with the November 2020 issue of @barnlib. Keep reading for news and highlights from the BLAIS Staff!
As our Academic Technology Specialist, Nathália helps faculty, staff, and students with Canvas, Zoom, and Course Evaluations.
Patrick's new role supports hy-flex / remote learning and Barnard's adapting academic infrastructure.
Jennie's new role will support the growth and development of the TLDS department's operations practices, which uphold values of accessibility, equity and critical librarianship.