Five Things to Remember when Opening a Makerspace

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My library just opened our new makerspace, called the Make-It Lab, on Monday. If your library has opened a makerspace, or is thinking about it, remember this - it's a very different type of service to create, and you most definitely WILL be surprised … [Continue reading]

What did we do before the Web?

On Wednesday, I was at Rutgers University for the day, visiting with LIS students and giving an evening presentation on makerspaces. The presentation went great - here's a link to my slides. That afternoon, I had the privilege of visiting Joyce … [Continue reading]

What’s in Your Bag?

What do you carry around every day? I just reassessed what's in my bag ... because I purchased a new one. I've been an avid fan of Timbuk2 bags, and have owned three of them. The first two lasted a couple of years, and then the strap broke on the … [Continue reading]