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  • 1. Libraries Are Makerspaces Rudy Leon University of Nevada, Reno RUSA MARS Hot Topics ALA Annual 2014 rudy.leon@gmail.com deepening.wordpress.com

2. Role of Social media in Learning Designing Spaces for learning The future of (undergrad) education Developing staff skills for maximal flexibility The place of technology in learning, and libraries Connecting the library more deeply into curricular development 3. Dispositions Participatory Learning 4. Barbara Fister Henry Jenkins John Paul Gee Buffy Hamilton Howard Rheingold David Lankes Char Booth 5. Dispositons Participatory Learning Making 6. What do libraries do? Provide access to information 7. How do we do that? We have the content to hand We develop tools to make the content findable We develop spaces to use the content We provide skilled professionals to teach, train, lead users to content 8. Bring an idea, any idea, and follow it through to its end Develop knowledge & expertise using information resources Create new knowledge (new to the researcher, or to the world) Seek help & expertise Provide help & expertise Access resources otherwise hard to locate Do it themselves, individually or in a group Academic libraries build environments where students are empowered to: 9. That sounds like a makerspace? Bring an idea, follow it through Build your expertise Build something new Seek help & expertise Provide help and expertise Access to resources otherwise hard to locate DIY, with the help of the community 10. Ethos of Library Ethos of Makerspace Bring an idea, follow it through Bring an idea, follow it through Develop your knowledge & expertise Build your expertise Create new knowledge (to you or to the world) Build something new Seek help & expertise Seek help & expertise Provide help & expertise Provide help and expertise Access to resources otherwise hard to locate Access to resources otherwise hard to locate Do it yourself, or in a group DIY, with the help of the community 11. Knowledge? Film? Posters? Robots? With Growth Of 'Hacker Scouting,' More Kids Learn To Tinker : NPR, 12/23/2012 12. What are we, if all the books go away? 13. Image credits Brown, J. S. (2011). A new culture of learning for a world of constant change: The entrepreneurial learner in the Anternet Age. Internet Librarian 2011 Opening Keynote presented at the Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA. Retrieved from http://www.newcultureoflearning.com/internetlibrarian.pdf http://www.newcultureoflearning.com/ncldiagram.png jsblaughs.jpg (JPEG Image, 213 202 pixels) - Scaled (0%). (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.johnseelybrown.com/jsblaughs.jpg Bean: Wilkinson, W. (2012). Millennium Park, Chicago, IL. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/waynewilkinson/8156310061/ Puzzle pieces: http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3551/3428960391_c1225d37ee_o.jpg All others, courtesy of the University of Nevada and the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center 14. Inspiration & Further Reading Brown, J. S. (2011). Internet Librarian 2011 Opening Keynote. Presented at the Internet Librarian, Monterey, CA. Retrieved from http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/17940819 Hamilton, B. (2012a, June 28). Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries. The Unquiet Librarian. Retrieved from http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com/2012/06/28/makerspaces-participatory-learning-and-libraries/ Hamilton, B. (2012b, July 15). The Unquiet Library-A Makerspace Culture of Learning (Buffy Hamilto... Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/buffyjhamilton/the-unquiet-librarya-makerspace-culture-of-learning-buffy-hamilton-july- 2012 Jenkins, H. (n.d.). Jenkins on Participatory Culture at newlearningonline. In New Learning: transformational designs for Pedagogy and assessment. Retrieved from http://newlearningonline.com/literacies/chapter-6-critical- literacies/jenkins-on-participatory-culture/ Schiller, N. (2012, November 13). Hacker Values Library Values*. ACRL TechConnect. Retrieved from http://acrl.ala.org/techconnect/?p=2282 Thomas, D., & Brown, J. S. (2011). A new culture of learning : cultivating the imagination for a world of constant change. Lexington, Ky.: CreateSpace?]. With Growth Of Hacker Scouting, More Kids Learn To Tinker : NPR. (2012, December 23). NPR.org. Retrieved from http://www.npr.org/2012/12/23/167285991/with-growth-of-hacker-scouting-more-kids-learn-to-tinker