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One of the most heartening parts of the recent Libraries Global Excellence Tour was hearing each and every speaker emphasise the importance of putting users front and centre of everything we do in libraries. This includes reimagining existing services and creating brand new ones.

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After developing the Makercart and taking it to the CITYLIS event for the first time, I decided to immerse myself fully into the world of Maker Education. I left my full-time job, applied for funding for the Makercart and co-founded an education start-up, which was accepted into an accelerator pro...

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My maker education journey started long time but without realising it, I’ve been involved in education for well over a decade delivering hands on and project based learning but had never come across Maker Education until 2014…

On a sleepless night towards the end of the 2014 Winter I was watching...

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Game Library Camp top tips board

Game Library Camp, held on Saturday at the British Library, was a library camp event all about games in libraries. It was organised by a crack team comprising Stella Wisdom (British Library Digital Scholarship team) Darren Edwards (Bournemouth Libraries) and Gary Green (Surrey Libraries).

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After running maker workshops in libraries and other community spaces over the last 12 months, we’ve found our approach to how we provide staff training inevitably influenced by constructionist approaches. This has helped us make staff training and other professional development opportunities more...

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We’ve been busy doing lots of interesting maker stuff lately and we’ve recently joined forces with Carlos Izsak to offer Makercarts for Libraries and Museums.

We’ve been collaborating on various projects over the last 12 months but this means that Carlos has now joined Artefacto to lead on vari...

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