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Zines at the New York Public Library: Find zines at NYPL

The guide presents an overview of zines in NYPL's collection, including how to search for and request zines..

Find zines in the collection

Visit the Dewitt Wallace Periodical Room to browse a list of zines shelved in that room at the information desk. 

Image of Dewitt Wallace Periodical Room

You can find them in the library’s catalog by searching the title or these subjects: zines, fanzines, underground press and little magazines.

Search the Classic Cataloy by Subject "Zines"

Requesting materials on-site

Zine Shelf Call Slip Example

To request materials stored on-site in the Dewitt Wallace Periodical Room or Rose Main Reading Room you will need to fill out a call slip. The call slip should include:

  • Call number 
  • Name or periodical title
  • Material title
  • Dates, Volumes or Issue Numbers for periodicals
  • Your name

Rose Main Reading Room Call Slip

The ReCAP Shared Collection

Use the Library's new Shared Collection Catalog to find and request physical and digital delivery of items from NYPL Research Libraries, Columbia University Libraries and Princeton University Libraries. Read more about the ReCAP Shared Collection here.