A very stirring essay on the significance of Zines written by Irish librarian Mick O'Dwyer and posted on the blog libfocus. A quote: "By making and distributing zines, the zine community is creating its own historical records. It is shining a light on undocumented aspects of society that might otherwise go unnoticed or be forgotten. Zine archives preserve the parts of history that do not make it into books or blogs. They provide links to disenfranchised communities and offer them a platform so their collective voice is given extra weight". You can read the full post here.