Jenna Freedman

My undergraduate degree is in theater and I have a Master's in Library and Information Science. My research and practice center on zines and activist librarianship. I write and present on those and other topics and co-founded a project called Radical Reference.

My calendar

Academic Focus: 

My specialties here at Barnard are Classics and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, but I am prepared to help you with research on any topic!


Research guides:


Advanced internet research
Community librarianship and free/open source software (team taught)
Drupal for beginners
Effecting change--activism in your library, in your life
Fact checking
Feminist and women's studies research resources
Google Apps: Gmail
History of "radical, militant" librarianship
Library research at Barnard/Columbia
Library research at public libraries
Researching a potential employer
Zines in the classroom
Zines--place in the library, in media

Presentations / Recent Lectures: 

See my list of talks on my personal website.


See my list of publications on my personal website.


Associate Director of Communications and Zine Librarian
Personal Librarian for the Microscopium Constellation, Classics and Women's Studies

208B Lehman Hall
3009 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

IM: BarnardLibJenna (AOL, Google,, Yahoo)

Office Hours: 

Fridays 11-1
Other times by appointment. Don't be afraid to make one!


B.A. SUNY New Paltz
MLIS University of South Florida

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