Creative Jam Competition

Are you looking for something fun and creative to do during the tuition free week, and would like to win some great prizes? The Makerspace is holding a ‘Creative Jam’, a week-long event for Curtin students to develop an interactive experience for the Library Makerspace. In this competition, we invite…

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23 Digidex Things

Curtin has recently revised their graduate capabilities to include “effective communicators with digital competence” where graduates “will be able to effectively communicate, and confidently access, use and adapt information and technology to meet the needs of life, learning and future work.”  One of the ways that Curtin Library is contributing…

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Playing with Linked Open Data

We were privileged to host a workshop facilitated by Associate Professor Tim Sherratt (University of Canberra), when he was in Perth recently to speak at #LODLAM18, a one day Digital Humanities symposium organised by Prof. Erik Champion and held at the Curtin HIVE. The pre-event Makerspace workshop was entitled “Enriching…

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Creating a GUI for the Kinect v 2

In the first semester this year the Curtin Makerspace supported an exciting project to create a Graphical User Interface which would make it easy for non-programmers to use the Kinect camera to interact with a range of 3D environments. The project was conducted under the auspices of Curtin’s Department of…

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Creating a makerspace in the library

This year, Curtin University Library has implemented a strategic initiative to establish a makerspace and maker community through facilitating ‘making’ events, activities and projects, both within the library and the wider Curtin community, as well as seeking opportunities to engage with the community more broadly. Maker Community The main aim…

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Humans of Curtin

Humans of Curtin recently featured Curtin Library’s Marie Clarke, who did a wonderful job of conveying what our Library Makerspace is all about.  Thanks Marie! http://curtinuniversity.tumblr.com/post/132514488003/the-library-makerspace-is-a-place-where-people

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