Digital Scholarship and the Humanities

The Curtin Library Makerspace recently celebrated Research Week at Curtin University by hosting a workshop entitled ‘Supporting Digital Scholarship in the Humanities’. Using a definition of digital scholarship as “the use of digital evidence and method, digital authoring, digital publishing, digital curation and preservation, and digital use and reuse of…

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International Games Day 2015

When we heard about the annual International Games Day @ your library, Curtin Makers jumped at the chance to be involved and registered early to receive three free games. This worldwide event promotes the value of play and learning and provided an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the Curtin…

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Exploring light during National Science Week

With its focus on the “Year of Light”,  this year’s National Science Week provided Curtin Makers with the perfect opportunity to develop our maker community by celebrating the relationship between science and art through hands on activities based around the theme of light. With our interest in fostering a cross-disciplinary approach…

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Making at the Curtin Creative Festival

We were pretty excited when Curtin Makers was asked to participate in the Curtin Creative Festival, which was held from 20-22 October.  Facilitated by Park’d @ Curtin and Future Common the Festival had a range of activities running over three days, from book binding, puzzle building, spaceship construction, live art, a…

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Getting Loud in the Library

The Curtin Library Makerspace was a hive of activity on the 14th October as plain white t-shirts were transformed into colourful artistic creations using spray paints and stencils, fabric markers and rubbing alcohol, buttons, glitter and much more. The occasion was Loud Shirt Day, when Curtin Library joined other areas…

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