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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.

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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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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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We're super excited to be part of the Institute of Imagination Mini Maker Faire at OxoTowerWharf on the 11 and 12th of June.

We'll be there with the Makercart, a mobile pop-up makerspace for schools and libraries with a 3d printer, digital cutter, electronics, micro-controllers and robotics....

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An intro

Making Library Makers; An Intro was the first event for library makers run jointly by Artefacto and the Makercart Project. The event was created for staff in libraries who were interested in running maker events or otherwise learning more about the maker movement and makerspaces.

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The annual Mozilla conference (aka Mozfest) covers a wide range of topics and many that are very relevant to information professionals, including many on the 'Build and Teach the Web' track and others from across the other 11 tracks that formed the 3-day event. The Librarian-run courses tended to...

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