Sara GrozanickLIS 620 | Advanced ReferenceFinal ProjectBIBLIOGRAPHYDictionariesDanesi, M. (2009). Dictionary of media and ...
Secondary SourcesAtton, C. (2002). Alternative media. London: Sage Publications.A contemporary study of alternative media,...
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  1. 1. Sara GrozanickLIS 620 | Advanced ReferenceFinal ProjectBIBLIOGRAPHYDictionariesDanesi, M. (2009). Dictionary of media and communications. Armonk, N.Y.:M.E. Sharpe.Weiner, R. (1990). Websters New World dictionary of media andcommunications. New York: Websters New World.Directories, bibliographies + indexes[electronic + print]Directory of Periodicals Alternative Press Centrehttp://www.altpress.org/mod/apc_directory/index.phpDirectory of alternative press titles, browsable by category (e.g., atheism, body and bodyimage, Canada) or alphabetically. Title records include publisher, circulation information,contact information, website, price, ISSN, review citations, and readership descriptions.AltPressIndex (1991-current)An online proprietary database of the print resource Alternative Press Index.California State University, Sacramento, & Liberty, J. (1975). Journals ofdissent and social change A bibliography of titles in the California StateUniversity, Sacramento, Library. Sacramento: The Library.A good place to find titles for pre-1960s underground newspapers and alternative press sourcesthat are not cataloged under the LCSH Underground press publications.Georgakas, D. (1978). Left face: A source book of radical magazines,presses, and collectives actively involved in the arts. New York: Cineaste.Whitaker, C. S. (1990). Alternative publications: A guide to directories,indexes, bibliographies, and other sources. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland.ZineWikihttp://zinewiki.com/Contains alphabetical directory of zines by title in the Quick Links section.
  2. 2. Secondary SourcesAtton, C. (2002). Alternative media. London: Sage Publications.A contemporary study of alternative media, focusing on the US and UK, that encompasses thebreadth of alternative publications (from zines to webpages) and the historical, cultural, andpoltical contexts in which it is produced.Bronson, A., Aarons, P., & Gartenfeld, A. (2008). Queer Zines. New York:Printed Matter."[T]he first historical survey of serial, independent publications with a queer sensibility. [QueerZines] describes the trajectory of queer zine publishing from the early 70s to today [...]."http://queerzines.com/Conlin, J. (Ed.) (1974). The American Radical Press, 1880-1960. Westport,CT: Greenwood Press.A two-volume collection of historical essays on various radical periodicals published during theperiod of 1880 to 1960.Coyer, K., Dowmunt, T., & Fountain, A. (2007). The alternative mediahandbook. London: Routledge.An excellent survey of alternative media tracing its origins from alternative radio to radicaljournalism and the Web.Duncombe, S. (1997). Notes from Underground: Zines and the politics ofalternative culture. London: Verso.A history that traces the origin of zines and analyses the role of zines within alternativeculture.Kessler, L. (1984). The dissident press: Alternative journalism in Americanhistory. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.A chronological survey of the history of the underground press in the US from the pre-Civil Warperiod to the Vietnam War.Spencer, A. (2005). DIY: The rise of lo-fi culture. London; New York: MarionBoyars.An introductory examination of the modern (mid-20th century to present) DIY movementof self-produced records, CDs--and zines--within the alternative culture of the US and UK by aformer zinester and record-label founder.Streitmatter, R. (2001). Voices of revolution: The dissident press inAmerica. New York: Columbia UP.A an overview of the underground press, retracing some of the territory of Kesslers work, butalso including coverage of the gay press and birth control publications.

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