Over the past several decades, zines have increasingly been the subject of scholarly inquiry. Below are a few suggested resources.
Interviews with Zinesters
Here are a few places to look for articles about zines.
A few highlights:
Barnard Library Research Awards - Barnard has two grants available to researchers using the Archives, Zine Library, or Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW) collection.
Mary Lily Research Grants - Annual grants to support research at The Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture at Duke University. Their collections include an extensive zine library: "over 3500 zines relating to the experience of women, girls, and women-identified people, with a majority dating from 1985-2005."