Since February, I have been running a pilot program at my academic library that involves a series of maker events and workshops. As the library wasn’t able to designate any physical space as a full-time makerspace–nor do we have the staffing … Read more >
There are fewer makerspaces in academic libraries than in public ones, and I believe this is due in part to the challenge academic libraries face of having to justify making as important at the level of higher education. Although public libraries … Read more >
When I first looked into getting a 3D printing pen for my library, I heard a lot of mixed things. Common complaints were that it was difficult to make anything with 3D pens and that using them was painful for … Read more >
Somehow, it’s fallen to you to make a makerspace in your library or your school–where do you even start? This is a question I see get asked a lot in the groups and communities I frequent that talk about making.… Read more >
This site was put together by Mara Siegel and features a collection of resources including books, websites, Facebook groups, and some suppliers that may be useful to librarians interested in putting together makerspaces.