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Makerspaces : a practical guide for librarians

John Burke (Author), Ellyssa Kroski
This A-Z guidebook on makerspaces is jam-packed with resources, advice, and information to help you develop and fund your own makerspace from the ground up. Readers are introduced to makerspace equipment, new technologies, models for planning and assessing projects, and useful case studies.
Print Book, English, 2018
Second edition View all formats and editions
Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, 2018
xix, 187 s. : ill.
9781538108185, 1538108186
List of Figures and Tables
List of Library Makerspace Profiles
CHAPTER 1 The Library as a Creation and Collaboration Space: An Introduction
CHAPTER 2 The Maker Movement and Building Up a Making Mind-Set
CHAPTER 3 An Overview of Makerspace Implementations
CHAPTER 4 What Will Patrons Make in Your Makerspace?
CHAPTER 5 Budgeting for a Makerspace
CHAPTER 6 Resources for Audio, Image, and Video Creation
CHAPTER 7 Resources for Crafts and Artistic Pursuits
CHAPTER 8 Resources for Electronics, Robotics, and Programming
CHAPTER 9 Resources for 3D Printing and Prototyping
CHAPTER 10 Resources for the Unexpected: Lesser-Known Making
CHAPTER 11 Approaches for Developing a Makerspace That Enables Makers
CHAPTER 12 Remaking the Library? Tracking the Present and Future of Making in Libraries