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The role of libraries in data exchange

Presentation by Susan Reilly from WLIC2012 Science & Technology Section, 14th August 2012

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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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Designing Better Libraries » Designing The Library Experience The Community Can’t Get Anywhere Else

Designing Better Libraries » Designing The Library Experience The Community Can’t Get Anywhere Else | makerspaces | Scoop.it

While almost every academic librarian I speak with shares the same story about a resurgence in the use of the library, I don’t doubt that we’d all like to see an even greater number of our community members making use of their library.


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Filabot Turns Your Plastic Junk Into Material for 3-D Printers | Wired Design | Wired.com

Filabot Turns Your Plastic Junk Into Material for 3-D Printers | Wired Design | Wired.com | makerspaces | Scoop.it
Filabot promises to help turn your plastic crap in to 3-D printed fanciness, alleviating one of the biggest sustainability problems for 3-D printing.

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A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - iLibrarian

A Librarian's Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources - iLibrarian | makerspaces | Scoop.it

Makerspaces, sometimes also referred to as hackerspaces, hackspaces, and fablabs are creative, DIY spaces where people can gather to create, invent, and learn. In libraries they often have 3D printers, software, electronics, craft and hardware supplies and tools, and more


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Anne McLean's curator insight, March 26, 2013 5:47 PM

21st century libraries have makerspaces.  So teacher librarians, get with it!

lfredric's curator insight, March 28, 2013 11:18 AM

Lots of interesting ideas  LF

Lis Marrow's curator insight, April 26, 2013 8:18 PM
At maker thorium Wellington nz
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Hackerspaces go viral as community-operated workshops spread across Canada - Calgary Herald

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Calgary Herald Hackerspaces go viral as community-operated workshops spread across Canada Calgary Herald One of the country's newest spaces is Hackforge in Windsor, Ont., which opened its doors about a month ago from inside the Windsor Public...
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The role of libraries in data exchange

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Why public libraries should follow Chicago's lead and build maker ...

Why public libraries should follow Chicago's lead and build maker ... | makerspaces | Scoop.it
That made it especially exciting to hear that Chicago opened a maker lab in one of its public libraries today. Most maker spaces carry a membership fee of $50-200 a month or are located in an institution like a university, ...
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Maker Spaces in Public Libraries | Library technician dialog

Maker Spaces in Public Libraries | Library technician dialog | makerspaces | Scoop.it
I was pleasantly surprised by the Innisfil Public Library's talk on maker spaces in their library. I walked away from Check Out a Skill presentation at the Ontario Library Association Superconference 2013 energized and hopeful ...
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Why 3D Printing Is Overhyped (I Should Know, I Do It For A Living)

Why 3D Printing Is Overhyped (I Should Know, I Do It For A Living) | makerspaces | Scoop.it
Everyone’s now aware of 3D printing — they’ve read about it in the papers, on blogs or seen it on TV. The mentality now seems to be ...

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Tony Bannan's curator insight, July 9, 2013 11:10 AM

the comments make for good reading too!

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Libraries consider makerspace, streaming content - Sandusky Register (blog)

Libraries consider makerspace, streaming content - Sandusky Register (blog) | makerspaces | Scoop.it
Sandusky Register (blog) Libraries consider makerspace, streaming content Sandusky Register (blog) Many libraries have started to carve out space within their facilities to create their own makerspace like Allen County Public Library and Chicago...
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