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We recently published the 100th issue of Newslet, our CPD newsletter for library staff. And so we thought this would be a good chance to take stock (library pun achievement unlocked) and share some things we've learned along the way about current awareness tools, curation and publishing.

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We were very excited to have been invited to attend the first ever Maker Education (un)conference in the UK held on the 7th July 2018 at the Edge Hill University campus. The #MakerNoise18 Unconference brought together makers, educators, industry & library staff together.

The day kicked off with...

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Welcome to our second post about the Read:Code:Make programme, a collaboration between the Surrey Library Service, artists Helen Scalway, Louise Scillitoe-Brown and Russell Jakubowski and makers Matt Prior (from the Surrey and Hampshire MakerSpace) and Artefacto. In our first post, we introduc...

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The first of three blog posts by Carlos Izsak about the Read:Code:Make programme, a collaboration between Surrey Library Service (Digital Department), artists and makers (including Artefacto), is now available.

Find out how how the project came together and meet the artists and makers participati...

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Five or so links from around the web about new and interesting applications of technology.

Today’s links are about Augmented Reality, where the physical and the digital collide in new and interesting ways.

  1. Amazon Sumerian, a platform for building AR, VR and 3D apps, is now open to all (Tec...

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Digital literacy in the makerspace

As well as being a haven of access (be in knowledge, internet, fiction, research) libraries play a vital role in supporting digital literacy in their communities.

But, as technology evolves, so do the demands of digital literacy. Makerspaces provide a great,...

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