The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook

The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook

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This sourcebook contains 18 chapters for librarians on the topics, tools, and technologies involved in makerspaces. Maker librarians from the US and Canada detail how to start a makerspace, including strategic planning, funding sources, starter equipment, space design, and safety guidelines, as well as teaching and learning opportunities makerspaces offer and how to encourage a diverse maker culture; key technologies and tools (3D printers, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, wearable electronics, Google Cardboard, hackerspace programs, computer numerical control, robotics, Legos, drones, and circuitry kits) and how to use them; and making makerspaces mobile, sustaining them, and their future in libraries. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Chicago :, ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association,, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780838915042
Characteristics: xi, 388 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Kroski, Ellyssa - Editor


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