Falmouth Campus Library - Zines Collection

About our Collection

Falmouth Campus Library has a collection of Zines produced by students from courses at Falmouth University. The Zines have been donated to the Library by individual students, and also donated as a result of modules and workshops run by various courses and lecturers.

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What is a Zine?

Abbreviated to Zine from Fanzine in the 1970’s, Zine’s are described as a photocopied, stapled, non-commercial and non-professional, small circulation publications. 

Zinesters are less concerned about copyright, grammar, spelling, punctuation or the protocols of page layout, grids and typography, but more about communicating a particular subject to a community of like-minded individuals. Zine producers are in a unique position, as they are, author, editor, publisher and designer.

Zines can be a channel for individual concerns, rants on politics, loves, and hates, desires and disappointments.

Can I borrow them? 

The zines are for your use in the Library only and are not searchable on our catalogue, but can be borrowed for a short period in exceptional circumstances for teaching purposes.

Contact us

If you have any queries about the collection, or wish to donate a Zine please contact Dawn Lawrence or Catherine Worrall

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