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Exploratorium : Makerspaces

This is the LibGuide for the 610 Public Library Group.

Makerspaces

 

Databases

Journals

Libguide

Blogs

Podcasts

Books: Starting a makerspace

Children's Books on Making and Creating

Website

Article

About This Guide

This collection of resources provides a wealth of information on makerspaces with videos and books defining a makerspace, evidence-based information on how makerspaces benefit patron's, books on starting one, visual representations of several makerspaces, books for project inspiration, and children's books recommended to inspire creativity.  

  

 

Examples of a Makerspace

Videos

Referral: West Texas Librarian shares her insight into Makerspace.

Referral: Los Angles Public Library shares their Maker Faire 

Referred by: How learning and inventing with makerspaces are the future of education.

Citations

A Librarian’s Guide to Makerspaces: 16 Resources. (2013, March 12). Retrieved October 8, 2019, from OEDB.org website: http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/a-librarians-guide-to-makerspaces/

Abron, D. (2018, August). Journey to a Makerspace » Public Libraries Online. Retrieved October 8, 2019, from The Wired Library website: http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2018/11/journey-to-a-makerspace/

admin. (2011, October 10). Past Issues of Public Libraries [Text]. Retrieved October 4, 2019, from Public Library Association (PLA) website: http://www.ala.org/pla/resources/publications/publiclibraries/pastissues

Advanced Search: EBSCOhost. (n.d.). Retrieved October 12, 2019, from http://web.a.ebscohost.com.libproxy.uncg.edu/ehost/search/advanced?vid=0&sid=1c609b4e-d747-4734-adcf-731c0c7c05b4%40sessionmgr4007

Advanced Search—ProQuest Central—ProQuest. (n.d.). Retrieved October 12, 2019, from https://search-proquest-com.libproxy.uncg.edu/central/advanced?accountid=14604

Cun, A., Abramovich, S., & Smith, J. M. (2019). An assessment matrix for library makerspaces. Library & Information Science Research, 41(1), 39–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2019.02.008

DTLA Mini Maker Faire. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vfqWEZ22dIE

Elam, E. B. (n.d.). LibGuides: Resources for Makerspaces (March 2019): The Origins of the Maker Movement. Retrieved October 12, 2019, from //ala-choice.libguides.com/c.php?g=912604&p=6573864

FM, P. (n.d.). Player FM - Internet Radio Done Right. Retrieved October 8, 2019, from https://player.fm/podcasts/Makerspace

Graves, C., Graves, A., & McGraw-Hill Education (Firm). (2017). The big book of makerspace projects: Inspiring makers to experiment, create, and learn. New York: McGraw Hill Education.

Houk, A. H. (n.d.). Research Guides: Library & Information Studies Resources: Public Library Resources. Retrieved October 4, 2019, from //uncg.libguides.com/LIS/PublicLibraryResources

Journey to a Makerspace » Public Libraries Online. (n.d.). Retrieved October 21, 2019, from http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2018/11/journey-to-a-makerspace/

Klepeis, A., & Aucoin, M. (n.d.). Explore Makerspace!: With 25 Great Projects (Explore Your World): Alicia Z Klepeis, Matt Aucoin: 9781619305663: Amazon.com: Books. Retrieved October 4, 2019, from https://www.amazon.com/Explore-Makerspace-Great-Projects-World/dp/1619305666

Kroski, E. (2017). The makerspace librarian’s sourcebook. ALA Editions.

Library & Information Science Research. (n.d.). Retrieved October 19, 2019, from ResearchGate website: https://www.researchgate.net/journal/0740-8188_Library_Information_Science_Research

Lister, H. (2016, September 15). Create an Amazing Low-tech Library Makerspace With These Easy Ideas. Retrieved October 8, 2019, from Ideas & Inspiration from Demco website: https://ideas.demco.com/blog/create-amazing-low-tech-library-makerspace-easy-ideas/

Makerspace / STEM Educational Materials & Products. (n.d.). Retrieved October 21, 2019, from Makerspaces.com website: https://www.makerspaces.com/

Makerspaces - The Future of Education: Marc Teusch at TEDxLuxembourgCity. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ruo904vtQ8w

Martinez, S. L., & Stager Ph. D., G. S. (2019). Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom (2 edition). Constructing Modern Knowledge Press.

Miles, D. (n.d.). LibGuides: Makerspace: Examples of Makerspaces. Retrieved October 4, 2019, from //txwes.libguides.com/c.php?g=635993&p=4761915

Myers, C. (2015). My Pen. New York: Disney-Hyperion.

onecarworkshoplv. (2016, April 25). 5 Maker Podcasts You Should Be Listening To | Make: Retrieved October 8, 2019, from Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers website: https://makezine.com/2016/04/25/5-maker-podcasts-you-should-be-listening-to/

Open Education Database (OEDb.org). (n.d.). Retrieved October 19, 2019, from MoocLab—Connecting People to Online Learning website: https://www.mooclab.club/showcase/open-education-database-oedb-org.79/reviews?page=1

Reynolds, P. A. and P. H. (n.d.). Going Places: Paul A. Reynolds, Peter H. Reynolds: 0783324929058: Amazon.com: Books. Retrieved from https://uncg.on.worldcat.org/oclc/824670894

Roman, A. (2018, November 26). Why Makerspaces Are So Important in Public Libraries. Retrieved October 12, 2019, from http://yalsa.ala.org/blog/2018/11/26/why-makerspaces-are-so-important-in-public-libraries/

Spires, A. (2014). The Most Magnificent Thing. Toronto, ON ; Tonawanda, NY: Kids Can Press.

The Kickstart Guide to Making Great Makerspaces. (n.d.). Retrieved October 4, 2019, from https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35198652-the-kickstart-guide-to-making-great-makerspaces

What is a Makerspace? (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwvaNyuZcfU

Yamada, K. (2014). What Do You Do With an Idea? — New York Times best seller (9th Print edition). Seattle, WA: Co