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 >
If you’re thinking about adding a 3D printer to your library, this site can be a great resource. Not only does it feature a map displaying libraries worldwide that have 3D printers, it also includes resources to help you develop policies, … Read more >
For this post, we need to go back in time a few months. Specifically to the end of June 2015 at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco.
The founder of MakerBridge, Sharona Ginsberg, was invited to speak at … Read more >
Robot Test Kitchen is a site created by a group of youth and teen librarians who work with robotics and other maker technologies. The site includes reviews for popular makerspace tools, ideas for programs, and a “True Confessions” section where librarians … Read more >