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Fines, fees and funding: makerspaces standing apart

Michael A Crumpton (University Libraries, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, USA)

The Bottom Line

ISSN: 0888-045X

Article publication date: 5 October 2015

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this article is to discuss operational components associated with creating a makerspace unit or department within a library.

Design/methodology/approach

Several considerations are discussed that should be considered for successful implementation of a makerspace in a library.

Findings

Makerspaces add a unique and fresh element to libraries and should be provided a sustainable model up front.

Originality/value

The ideas and concepts expressed are those of the author.

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Citation

Crumpton, M.A. (2015), "Fines, fees and funding: makerspaces standing apart", The Bottom Line, Vol. 28 No. 3, pp. 90-94. https://doi.org/10.1108/BL-04-2015-0004

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2015, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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