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East Waco Library to embrace 'makerspace' tech movement - Waco Tribune-Herald

East Waco Library to embrace 'makerspace' tech movement
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But the ideas and gadgetry of tomorrow may sprout in your neighborhood library.
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Will 3D printing kill IP?

Will 3D printing kill IP? | Makerspaces + Libraries | Scoop.it
As CAD design files can be passed through peer-to-peer sites and scanners can made exact copies of objects for 3D printers to create, how could any business realistically protect its product?
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Library's 'Hatch' space appeals to visitors' creativity - DesMoinesRegister.com

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Library's 'Hatch' space appeals to visitors' creativity
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Area residents can hatch some great projects in the new Maker Space at Kirkendall Public Library — the first of its kind in central Iowa.
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Edmonton Public Library makes space for tech-friendly creations - MetroNews Canada

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Edmonton Public Library makes space for tech-friendly creations MetroNews Canada Called a Makerspace, an area complete with 3D printers, an Espresso Book Machine, specialized high-end computers, digital conversion software, a gaming area, sound...
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NEFLIN 13: Maker Spaces and Fab Labs: Designing Interactive Library Spaces

What does it mean to Evolve? Why do Libraries need to Evolve? Through this session Brian Pichman of the Evolve Project discusses the importance of redesigning library spaces to make them more interactive and collaborative.

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CFoote's curator insight, August 11, 2013 12:03 PM

Makerspaces and Libraries

Sandra Sawyer McLeroy's curator insight, August 19, 2013 6:30 AM

Redesigned libraries! With a bigger purpose now?

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3D Printing Is Just the Beginning: The Future of Makerspaces within...

ACRL webcast, co-presented with Lisa Kurt. http://www.ala.org/acrl/makerspaces Description: The maker movement is growing across the country and world. With int
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Greenpoint Library and Local Brooklyn Artisans Create a Crafting Circle - Library Journal

Greenpoint Library and Local Brooklyn Artisans Create a Crafting Circle - Library Journal | Makerspaces + Libraries | Scoop.it
Library Journal Greenpoint Library and Local Brooklyn Artisans Create a Crafting Circle Library Journal Though the narrative around library maker spaces often focuses on providing access to 3D printers and other high-tech equipment, BPL and the...
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3D printing for all : Inside Chicago library's new “ pop - up maker lab ” - Ars Technica

3D printing for all : Inside Chicago library's new “ pop - up maker lab ” - Ars Technica | Makerspaces + Libraries | Scoop.it
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3D printing for all : Inside Chicago library's new “ pop - up maker lab ”
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Unlike the museum's lab, however, the maker space at Harold Washington is completely free and open to the public.
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The Library MakerSpace: One Year Later - Woog's Web World

The Library MakerSpace: One Year Later - Woog's Web World | Makerspaces + Libraries | Scoop.it
A year ago, the MakerSpace opened in the Westport Public Library. Like many things new — the printing press, automobiles, rap music — opinion was divided. Was this progress, or would it lead to The End of Civilization (or ...
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News Roundup: Public Libraries and Makerspaces (Reports From ...

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A new digital “creator space” was the goal when District library Consultant Linda Filkosky applied for grant money last October. In June, she learned Altoona Area Public Library would be receiving $20,274 through the Library ...
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Sandra Sawyer McLeroy's curator insight, October 2, 2013 10:43 AM

There is always a funding source that can be tapped.

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Libraries and makerspaces/FabLabs (FabLabCon 2013)

Presentation about the increasing collaboration between libraries and makerspaces/FabLabs. Special focus on a project we do in The Netherlands: FryskLab, a mobile library FabLab with a special focus on children & youngsters.

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New Jersey Library Makerspaces - The Leading Edge, 2013-2014 | LibraryLinkNJ

New Jersey Library Makerspaces - The Leading Edge, 2013-2014 | LibraryLinkNJ | Makerspaces + Libraries | Scoop.it
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MakerSpace Bulletin- The Westport Library - August-September - 2013

The Westport Library's TV Bulletin for valuable information about the MakerSpace and upcoming workshops!
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Turning A Library Into A Maker Space

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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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Carol Koechlin's curator insight, August 18, 2013 8:56 AM

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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Bridging STEM to STEAM in the Academic Library

A presentation at the science librarians orientation, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting 2013, Boston, MA: the DeLaMare S
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Academic Libraries as Makerspace: 3D Printing and Knowledge Creation

As part of an ongoing plan to transform an underutilized science and engineering library into a lively incubator for student-faculty collaboration and innovation, staff at the University of Nevada, Reno decided to launch a bold initiative: build a...

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CFoote's curator insight, August 11, 2013 12:05 PM

Impact of Makerspaces on Academic Libraries;  Univ. of Nevada

Sandra Sawyer McLeroy's curator insight, August 19, 2013 6:29 AM

Can't wait to put these babies into action!

Lois Wallentine's curator insight, September 6, 2013 4:40 PM

makerspaces at advanced level

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Hackerspaces and Makerspaces in Detroit and Beyond | MIT Center ...

Hackerspaces and Makerspaces in Detroit and Beyond | MIT Center ... | Makerspaces + Libraries | Scoop.it
The Detroit Public Library has also opened its own educational youth makerspace, called HYPE. Hackerspaces have been rightly criticized for skewing towards the interests of white, male, young professionals, and these ...
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Makerspaces at ALA | Active Learning - Kristin Fontichiaro

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Another American Library Association Annual Conference has come and gone, and makerspaces were definitely among the hot topics. Ellen Gustafson, Rachel Goldberg, and I represented the Michigan Makers project at a ...
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Why public libraries should follow Chicago's lead and build maker labs - GigaOM

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Why public libraries should follow Chicago's lead and build maker labs
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That made it especially exciting to hear that Chicago opened a maker lab in one of its public libraries today.
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