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Resources for Makers


Brent, Bill, and Joe Biel. Make a Zine!: When Words and Graphics Collide. Microcosm Publishing, 2008. Special Collections and Archives Z479 .B74 2008

Carter, David A., and James. Diaz. The Elements of Pop-up: a Pop-up Book for Aspiring Paper Engineers. Little Simon, 1999. Special Collections and Archives 2-491

Hiner, Mark. Paper Engineering for Pop-up Books and Cards. Tarquin Publications, 2012 Special Collections and Archives TT870 .H56 2012.

Jackson, Paul. Cut and Fold Techniques for Pop-up Designs. Laurence King Publishing, 2014. Special Collections and Archives TT870 .J32 2014.

Kyle, Hedi, and Ulla Warchol. The Art of the Fold: How to Make Innovative Books and Paper Structures. Laurence King Publishing Ltd, 2018. General Collection TT870 .K95 2018.

Smith, Esther K. How to Make Books. Potter Craft, 2007. General Collection Z271 .S63 2007, Special Collections and Archives 2-609

Smith, Keith A. Non-Adhesive Binding. Keith Smith Books, 1999. General Collection Z271 .S66 1999; Special Collections and Archives 2-694.

Todd, Mark, and Esther Pearl Watson. Whatcha Mean, What's a Zine?: the Art of Making Zines and Minicomics. Graphia, an Imprint of Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006. Special Collections and Archives Z286.Z54 T63 2006.

Wrekk, Alex. Stolen Sharpie Revolution: a DIY Zine Resource. Microcosm Publishing, 2005. Special Collections and Archives Z285.5 .W74 2005.

Online Tutorials

autumnthing. "How to Make a 14-Page Zine."

Birmingham, Dan. The Pop-Up Channel.

Castaldo, Elizabeth. "How to Make a Flag Book."

Daye, Seleena Lavern. "How to Make a One Page Zine." National Museums Liverpool.

Kavitt, Karen. "How to Make an Accordion Book."

Knudson, Ellen. "How to Make a Tunnel Book." University of Florida Libraries.

"Make a Flexagon with Emily Martin." Special Collections and Archives, University of Iowa Libraries.