Montag, 26. März 2012

Archives and fannish history

"A printed zine from the 1970s may last longer than a story published online in the last six months. In fact, continual changes in publication preference and fannish infrastructure have impacted the accessibility and permanence of fan fiction: zines may have a much lower initial circulation, but hard copies have a permanence that newsgroup posts, mailing-list e-mails, or blog posts may lack".

Zitat aus: Versaphile: "Silence in the library: Archives and the preservation of fannish history". In: Transformative Works & Cultures 6 (2011), S. 2

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