This is a place to dump potential topics of discussion.

  • zinecore update -- some helpful context can be found in Milo's handy zine and the discussions from the past few years' unconferences: 2012, 2011, 2009

  • why a zine library? this may seem redundant and obvious, but im curious what are the motivations behind trying to establish and cultivate zine libraries. why is this important? What motivates you to work on this? Has there been any practical outcomes/benefits that you have witnessed from curating these collections and making them available?

  • 10 -- international zines -- distinctions from US zines, challenges to collecting, etc.; any experiences?

  • 12 --Readers' Advisory for zines, zine talking, academic/research recommendations too

  • Zine cataloging and RDA

    • how are we cataloging - 8ish
    • linked open data - 10ish
    • cataloging track of sessions
  • 1- What's new in your library/community? -- ALL THE TIME

  • 10 -- Planning for future zl(u)cs - Kelly &

    • ideas for planning/hosting zine related events

    • & Workshop
  • Cataloging track - Maybe separate from xZINECOREx, moving forward on a union catalogue? (Oh I second this union catalogue thing, its intriguing!)

  • 6 -- Are there any needs that we have in relation to the web site and maintaining resources for the zine librarian's interest group? --

    • zinelibraries.info update/new plans - Jude

    • checkin in progress & tasks
      • Indexing metazines (e.g., Xerography Debt, Zine World)--Jenna

      • Filling the Jerianne void! ZineWiki, Zine World resources. See also kidnapping Jerianne and chaining her to a photocopier, mailbox and computer.

  • If anyone wants to look over a project idea I have involving pop-up zine libraries in Kansas City, please let me know. If we have free time and interest I could discuss it, or I could just get some contact information and forward the proposal. -Stephanie

  • Noon today -- Not a discussion, but a tour of the zine collections at UI. --Jenna

  • 11 - ILL, scanning, and copying zines, including for prison inmates. --Jenna

    • Permissions, copyright, scanning
  • STAR - Isn't a discussion but don't want to forget - create You're Welcome card for Davida of Xerography Debt - Jude

  • 13 -- POC zines in collections - ZINE LIBRARIANS ♥: Do you have any ‎#zines by POC on your shelves? If not, why? We are here to help if you need it. ‎#accountability ‎#outreach ‎#duedilligence ‎#OnePOCzineIsn'tEnough "Not sure if I don't have POC zines in my library because there aren't any local POC zinesters or if it's because I didn't do any outreach with local orgs of color." POC Zine Project on Facebook. Think the active outreach piece of this is important. - Jude

    • representation in zine collections e.g. people of color, how does this and doesn't this intersect with scope of collection question

  • 8 -- Teaching with zines: why it is messed up to grade someone's zine. (Inspired in part by this post: http://poczineproject.tumblr.com/post/53116350336/lets-talk-about-zines-in-the-classroom-pros-and-cons) - Kelly

  • Barefoot librarians caucus at lunch

  • 8 - What conversations can science fiction zinesters (especially older generations) and our 90s/current zinesters have together?

    • working with 'older' zines - community, outreach

  • 13- Defining a collection policy/scope, combined with weeding policies, combined with finding homes for weeded zines - Milo

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    • Collection/Peeps - when referencing, where to send folks (ie. for queer zines go to QZAP, for X zine go to Y collection/ talk to N person at Z institution) - Milo
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