Zitat. "A makerspace is a physical location where people gather to share resources and knowledge, work on projects, network, and build. Makerspaces provide tools and space in a community environment—a library, community center, private organization, or campus. [...]
The makerspace—sometimes referred to as a hackerspace—is often associated with fields such as engineering, computer science, and graphic design. The concept emerges from the technology-driven “maker culture,” associated with Make magazine and the Maker Faires it promotes."
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Zitat: "As the creation of mobile applications and the provision of access increase in the library setting, one issue of concern is training and acquiring skills. Carlucci-Thomas reported that survey responses in the “Mobile Libraries Survey 2010” pointed to a “lack of technical expertise among existing staff as a barrier to development.”