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Title:
Makerspaces : a practical guide for librarians
Author:
Burke, John (John J.) author.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Physical Description:
xix, 187 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Summary:
Makerspaces are a growing service in libraries. They are places to invent, tinker, build, and explore; access to the tools and equipment fosters a spirit of creativity and the pursuit of knowledge. Burke and Kroski profile successful library makerspaces, and help readers spot new trends, offer inspiration, and find grant and funding sources.
Language:
English
Contents:
The library as a creation and collaboration space -- The maker movement and building up a making mind-set -- An overview of makerspace implementations -- What will patrons make in your makerspace? -- Budgeting for a makerspace -- Resources for audio, image, and video creation -- Resources for crafts and artistic pursuits -- Resources for electronics, robotics, and programming -- Resources for 3D printing and prototyping -- Resources for the unexpected: lesser-known making -- Approaches for developing a makerspace that enables makers -- Remaking the library? Tracking the present and future of making in libraries -- Appendix: Makerspaces in libraries survey.
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ISBN:
9781538108185
Format :
Book