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Your guide to learning about, making, locating, reading and citing zines at MSMU!



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Make an Appointment
Book a research consultation with one of your MSMU librarians!


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Your question will be answered by a librarian within 24 hours.


Call Us
Coe - Chalon: 310.954.4370 
McCarthy - Doheny: 213.477.2750


Drop In
Stop by the Circulation Desk at either library and ask in person.

Make a Zine Digitally!

Tools for designing zines online:

Print a Zine

These Instructions Work for the Most Common Type Zine (Half size, staple-bound booklet).

  • Save your online Zine as a PDF
  • Open PDF file. Click File and Print
  • Select Print on both sides of paper. Flip on short edge
  • Select Landscape orientation
  • Print, fold in half and staple on the spine

Source: Douglas College Library - How to Print or Make a Zine

Check out a Zine Kit!

Zine kits are available for check out at both library Circulation Desks!

Resources for Zine Makers

Help Us Collect Zines!

Help us build our zine collection! We collect student work, local LA artists, zines on women and gender politics, immigration, Latinx, Black, Filipino, and Asian American communities, and LA/California history. Donations are accepted at either campus libraries.

Research questions about zines can be emailed to a librarian at