Higher Education Spaces

Futurizing the Stacks: How Makerspaces Can Modernize College Libraries

Article by: EdSurge

  • "Today’s college students are spending more time than ever in public and campus libraries. According to a recent Pew Research Report, millennials are most likely to have visited a public library in the past year compared to any other generation."
  • "In a report that analyzed the state of the maker movement in 40 U.S. universities, the Makeschools Higher Education Alliance identified student engagement in projects that transcend traditional learning to be a flagship quality of the emerging maker movement on campus."
  • "Now, tapping into their student population’s “maker” spirit, campuses are investing in new spaces, curricula and partnerships to transform libraries into new-age spaces for exploration and invention."

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Maegan Slowakiewicz