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  • Creating Inclusive Makerspaces 

    Nagle, Sarah
    As more universities embrace makerspaces as catalysts for creativity and innovation, the higher education community has the opportunity to address issues of inclusivity and intentionally create spaces that encourage ...
  • Demonstrating Impact of Library Makerspaces: Examples and Future Directions 

    Nagle, Sarah; Kouse, Cara
    A common challenge for library makerspace organizers is demonstrating the value and impact of makerspaces to administrators, patrons, communities, and even other library staff. The value of makerspaces can be difficult to ...
  • Creating in Quarantine: Making Online During COVID-19 

    Hilles, Stefanie; Nagle, Sarah
    During spring 2020, universities found themselves navigating an unprecedented and sudden shift to online learning. Librarians play a crucial role in connecting students and faculty with digital tools and resources during ...
  • Making Connections: Multidisciplinary Makerspace Curriculum Integrations 

    Nagle, Sarah
    By partnering with faculty to incorporate maker learning into the curriculum, academic makerspace organizers have a unique opportunity to impact scholarship across their institutions. Maker-centered learning is beneficial ...
  • Making Changes: Sustaining Innovative Services During a Pandemic 

    Nagle, Sarah
    Many libraries across the country are faced with the challenge of re-opening our doors in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some might encounter budget cuts, while at the same time the pressure to meet our universities’ ...

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