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Maker Space Disruption – New PW Piece by Brian Kenney

Brian Kenney’s new piece in Publishers Weekly is on Maker Spaces: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/56603-meet-your-makers.html I love his take: What’s radical about maker spaces in libraries? Pretty much everything. Maker spaces are messy in a library world that values order, disruptive in a culture run by schedules, chaotic in a profession that did, after all, develop the Dewey Decimal System. Hill, who has an empty floor she is using for her maker space, says it’s up to the community to determine how they use it. The library is there to provide support, but she has no idea what direction it will take. Maker […]