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.
The University of North Carolina Greensboro has developed (and continues to develop) an Instructional Technology Toolkit LibGuide. One of the tabs on this guide is all about Making and includes a number of very helpful resources aimed at librarians, including … Read more >