This is a fun project I put together the other day while teaching myself more about the Makey Makeys and Raspberry Pis I got for my library’s maker events. It’s a good beginner project, and can be fun for makers … Read more >
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 >
I like using Flipboard because it finds readings from topics I’m interested from sources that I might not know about or follow regularly.
That was how I found “The Apprenticeship: gallery exhibition celebrates craftmanship” in the Brisbane Times… Read more >
The Making in Michigan Libraries project is delighted to announce that registration is open for our one- and three-day maker professional development workshops around the state this summer. From May 10 through late August, we’ll be on the road, from … Read more >
Guest post by Micah Kenfield.
The Champaign-Urbana area has a fairly vibrant maker community, with multiple makerspaces hosting everything from computer programming classes to woodworking. One of our community organizations, the Champaign-Urbana Design Organization (http://thecudo.org/), recently hosted its … 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 >