Monday, December 16, 2019

New Alkek Library Zine Collection - 3rd Floor!

Need something fun to do on the break? Come check out the new Alkek Library Zine Collection on the 3rd floor! Browse through bags with exact copies of the covers of the zines in the collection. Once you find some bags with covers that look cool, take the bag the Checkout Desk and they will get the full zine for you to check out.

Visit the Zines Research Guide to find out what a zine is, how to find them in the catalog and in the library, how to make zines, and more!

Friday, August 16, 2019

Introduction to Using Artstor Image Database

In this video you will see how to create image groups and make presentations as well as export your presentations to PowerPoint.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Zines! In the Collection at Alkek Exhibit

The Zines! In the Collection at Alkek exhibit is on the 3rd Floor near the Graphic Novel Collection. It features Texas State faculty, student, and alumni zines. There are also cultural and social commentary zines, pop culture icon themed zines, and zines about zines! Here is a list of all the zines in the exhibit . See more info on the Zines Research Guide. Please contact me, Tara Spies Smith, if you have any questions or if you want to see any of the zines in the exhibit.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Alkek Library Maker Day is Coming Soon! April 30th!

Come create with us at Alkek Library Maker Day on April 30th in Alkek 105/106 from 10AM - 4PM.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Make a Zine Workshop April 3rd!

Come to the Alkek Maker Day Make a Zine workshop on Wednesday, April 3 from 11am-3pm! Learn about the culture of zines and the library's zine collection and create your own mini magazine or mini comic. Publish what you believe in and share what inspires you! Supplies will be provided, including paper, pencils, marker, paint, scissors, and more. See our Maker Day guide for more info:…
LocationAlkek 105/106
Campus LocationAlkek Library

Monday, November 12, 2018

Alternative Processes & Integrated Media Competition Deadline Extended to 11/16

The Texas Photographic Society has extended their deadline to Friday November 16 for the Alternative Processes & Integrated Media Competition, juried by Christopher James.

Read more about the competition and then submit your work here!

Friday, October 5, 2018

Introduction to Cyanotype Printing Workshop Oct 30th

Come learn how to make basic cyanotypes or sun prints!

When: Oct. 30th
Where: Alkek 105/106
Time: 11AM - 3PM
Sign up for the workshop here

See more about the workshop and library related books and links on our Introduction to Cyanotype Printing Workshop guide

We hope to spend some time in the sun making prints with you that day!