Des Alaniz on Zines and Academic Libraries
Des Alaniz

UCSB's Evolving Workforce Resident Librarian, Des Alaniz

If you listen to Schooled Radio, you may share our passion for libraries. In this episode, Des Alaniz, Evolving Workforce Resident Librarian at UCSB,  gives us an update on  what's happening now at the university library. 

Des Alaniz is an archivist, zinester, librarian and educator who lives in Santa Barbara, CA. As the Evolving Workforce Resident Librarian, they develop classes and lessons on research skills and justice, are co-curator of the forthcoming Call to Action exhibit, and co-curator for the circulating Social Justice Zine Collection. Des loves to talk about zines, research, and activism and can be reached at

Links we talked about during this episode: 

Bits of music you may have noticed: Yo La Tengo, "Georgia Vs. Yo La Tengo," Steve Hillage, "Serotonin," Birdsongs of the Mesozoic, "Shiny Golden Snakes."

This episode first aired on KCSB-FM 91.9 on February 16, 2021, at 10:00 am.