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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ABZ: Artists' Books & Zines: Technical Resources

A guide to the artist's books and zines in Ricker's collections, materials across the university library system, notable makers of interest, and further related resources.

About This Page

In the tabbed box down below, there are a variety of basic resources for the literal construction of zines and artists' books. You can find videos walking through folding techniques, community studios who offer classes and printing services, books on handmade paper making, some designs for making your own presses, and online design tools that are free to the public or as part of your university affiliation. The resources are currently organized into four categories: Printing, Design, Paper, and Book Making

Please do drop us a note if you have a resource you'd like to share or would like more support in finding resources not mentioned here! 

Technical Resources

Index of Technical Resources

For browsing convenience, this is a list of the resources on this page.

Printing

 

Design

 

Paper

 

Book Making