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MakerKids | Non-profit workshop space for kids in Roncesvalles village. Electronics, woodworking, sewing, crafting, hacking, tinkering and making of all kinds!

MakerKids | Non-profit workshop space for kids in Roncesvalles village. Electronics, woodworking, sewing, crafting, hacking, tinkering and making of all kinds! | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Non-profit workshop space for kids in Roncesvalles village. Electronics, woodworking, sewing, crafting, hacking, tinkering and making of all kinds!
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Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab?

Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab? | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
The past decade has seen the sudden, dramatic appearance of community spaces offering public, shared access to high-end manufacturing equipment. These spaces are interchangeably referred to as hack...
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Making Makerspaces: Creating a Business Model

Making Makerspaces: Creating a Business Model | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
This is the second in a series of posts called Making Makerspaces, a distillation of the information gathered for a series of How to Make a Makerspace workshops produced by Artisan's Asylum and MAK...
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A look at the expenses of operating a makerspace, generating income and building a business model

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Creative spaces

Creative Spaces in your library. Should you be doing this? What to know about them and how to get started with them.


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15 Cool Ways Libraries Can Use Vine to Create Social Videos - OEDB.org

15 Cool Ways Libraries Can Use Vine to Create Social Videos - OEDB.org | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Vine is a new social video application from the folks at Twitter that will let you create and share short and sweet 6-second videos that loop.  This exciting free app is available for both iOS and Android devices.  And …...
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Great idea

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MAKE

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DIY projects, how-tos, and inspiration from geeks, makers, and hackers
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Welcome to TekVenture - Home

Welcome to TekVenture - Home | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
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The Mission of TekVenture is to provide an environment offering space, tools, materials, and mentors where the community can realize their creative potential, satisfy their need to make things, talk shop with other makers, and connect with emerging technologies and the industries that use them.

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ChiPubLib Maker Lab

ChiPubLib Maker Lab | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Experimenting with new ideas
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CHIPUBLIB won the Social Innovator Award at the 2013 Chicago Innovation Awards.

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NJ State Library and LibraryLinkNJ Partner to Launch Makerspace Projects Statewide | The New Jersey State Library

NJ State Library and LibraryLinkNJ Partner to Launch Makerspace Projects Statewide | The New Jersey State Library | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
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Turning A Library Into A Maker Space

Turning A Library Into A Maker Space | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
If you think libraries are just about checking out books youre in the wrong century. A new feature of one Connecticut library is a place where people...

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Another way to foster creativity and innovation. 3D printers may not be the answer for most school libraries just yet but there are many other options that will appeal to 'hands on' learners.

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SolidSmack.com – Librarians Kill the Quiet, Turn Empty Spaces into Makerspaces.

SolidSmack.com – Librarians Kill the Quiet, Turn Empty Spaces into Makerspaces. | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Related Posts Geology of Shoes: A Unique Look at a Handmade Shoe Process Inspired by Topographic Maps Instructables ‘Make It Real’ Challenge. Win a 34k 3D Printer and More. OpenDesk: Could This Open Source Micro-Factory Replace IKEA?
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Library Makerspaces: Developing a Read-Write Culture in Your Library

Presentation given at NYLA YSS Annual Conference on May 17, 2013 with Heather Matzel.
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Excellent programming ideas

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Hackers and Makers: What are They and Why Should You Care - Jim St. Leger - Ignite Intel

Check out this enlightening five minute talk from the inaugural Ignite Intel event, held at the Intel Be Social Conference on July 12, 2011 in Portland Orego...
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Directory

Directory | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Sometimes the biggest challenge in connecting with other Makers is trying to finding a Makerspace near you. Where do you start? Makerspace.com is establishing a world-wide directory of Makerspaces ...
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Directory of makerspaces

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Instructables - DIY How To Make Instructions

Instructables - DIY How To Make Instructions | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
Instructables is a place that lets you explore, document, and share your DIY creations.
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The best online resource for DIY everything.

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TechCentral - Subjects & Collections - The Library - Cleveland Public Library

TechCentral - Subjects & Collections - The Library - Cleveland Public Library | Libraries&Makerspaces | Scoop.it
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Another public library faciliating learning opportunities with technology

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