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As libraries and museums (rightfully) close in order to keep people safe during the global pandemic, attention has shifted to how we can best support our communities and users solely online. New digital services are emerging, and existing digital service touchpoints are being brought to the fore. Wh...

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Podcasts are an accessible and creative format but they do require dedicated tools and a bit of quiet to produce, which isn't always easy to attain.

Libraries have always been a place of access, and this includes access to software and tools that aren't easily available to people elsewhere.The dig...

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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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Workshop photo

Ever since we announced Artefacto and the Makercart joining forces in June this year, we’ve been busy helping Libraries build the Maker Education community by training and onboarding staff, running and attending events. Here we’ll like to share some of those stories.

Most of our work has be...

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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.

In the crushin...

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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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