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Historical Material from UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections

UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections ensures UNO’s unique, rare, and specialized collections of institutional archives, personal papers, organizational records, rare books, and other material is available for public use.

Zines at UNO Libraries

What place do zines have in the library? The UNO Libraries' collection includes books and other publications about zines, Archives and Special Collections is home to a growing collection of several hundred zines available to anyone who cares to visit, librarians curate displays and offer presentations about zines, and librarians can collaborate with faculty, instructors, and students on creating zines for courses or special projects.

The zine collection in Archives and Special Collections has grown to over 500 zines with many made by Omaha and regional creators. Many of the zines were purchased at Omaha Zine Fest in 2018 and 2019. There are a wide variety of topics covered in the zines with some particular areas of interest including LGBTQ+ zines, health and wellness zines, poetry zines, music zines, zines created by UNO students, comics, coloring books, and more. Search the library catalog for "zines" or your topic of interest AND zines to begin exploring the collection. 

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