Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Zines in the 21st Century: A Thriving Culture in Digital and Print

Zines in the 21st century
A thriving culture in digital and print media

March 24th 2018

The Day’s Events:
9 am
History of the MCTC Zine Collection Presentation
jenny sippel, John Daniels, Elissah Becknell
10 am – 12 pm
Zine Cataloging Workshop
11 am -3 pm
Zine Making & Button Making
Staffed by guest zinester Synthia (creator of Damaged Mentality)
12 pm – 1pm
Graphic Design Gallery Walk
Adobe Illustrator Students (GRPH1570)
12:30 pm
New MCTC Zine Collection Website Demo
Zach Bucek
1 – 2 pm
Zine Panel Discussion
Sam Sather, Yasmiene Mabrouk, Deb Boudewyns, Violet Fox
2 – 3 pm

This event is a collaboration of the Library Information Technology  and Graphic Design Programs at Minneapolis Community & Technical College.  Anyone interested in zines is welcome to attend!

Come learn about the history of the MCTC Zine Collection!  Help us catalog zines for the collection or create zines and buttons.  View the work of graphic design students in a gallery walk and website demo.  Explore the theme of the day with a panel discussion of zine experts and enthusiasts.

If you have any questions about the day's events...
please contact Elissah Becknell: 

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018

MN Job Posting: Temporary, Full-Time Library Technician

MnDOT Library – Minnesota Dept. of Transportation
Library Technician
Full time, Temporary position for 6 months, with a possibility of renewing for an additional 6 months.
Starting date:  Mid-March.  Training will be provided by the incumbent
Hours of work:  8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m., Monday through Friday
Location: The library is located in the Transportation Building, 395 John Ireland Blvd., St. Paul.  It is near the State Capitol and across Rice St. from Sears.
Benefits:  Benefits include insurance.  There is no sick or vacation leave, but we are willing to discuss unpaid time off if needed.

Duties include:
·         1.5 – 2 hour shift on the reference desk 4-5 days a week
·         Performing interlibrary loans using MnPALS and OCLC
·         Copy Cataloging
·         Managing the library’s periodicals collection including receiving, claims, and some routing
·         Circulation – checking materials in and out, and processing holds and overdues
·         Managing distribution lists 

If interested in applying, please contact for more information.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

MN Job Posting: MCTC Library

MCTC Library is hiring a Library Technician. Application deadline is January 23rd.

Job Opening ID: 19580
Library Technician
State of Minnesota

1. For more information about this job opening go to or to Self Service if you are a current State of Minnesota employee.
2. On the Job Search page enter the Job Opening ID number in the Keywords search box and click Search.
3. Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
4. If interested, click Apply.