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Makerspace

An overview of resources available at UNCSA Library's Makerspace.

What's in This Guide

 

This guide provides an overview of resources and services available through the Library's Makerspace. Navigate the tabs on the left for information on:

  • Available equipment
  • Reserving the space
  • Scheduling a class or consultation

 

The Makerspace is available to all UNCSA's students, faculty and staff to access tools, learn new skills, and create things both for academic and personal use. Class projects take priority.

Questions?

Email the Makerspace at librarymakerspace@uncsa.edu or contact the Makerspace Graduate Assistant, Ana Aguilera (aguilera_perez.ai@artist.uncsa.edu) with any questions about the Makerspace.

Makerspace Ground Rules

Prep Yourself

  • Safety First
    • Wear necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • No loose hair or clothing when working with power tools
    • Use only the tools you know how to use
    • Report broken equipment
    • Ask for help!
  • Keep a positive attitude and energy; be courteous and respectful
  • Be on time
  • Bring your materials
  • Before using Makerspace materials, make sure you are approved to do so by the librarian

Prep Your Space

  • Use only the supplies you need
  • Paint and liquids should stay near the sink and on the big table, away from electronics; use plastic to protect the table
  • Use cutting mats when working with knives and sharp tools
  • Keep it clean

Have Fun

  • Get out of your comfort zone; challenge yourself
  • Keep trying!