makerspace

The Science Library Makerspace is available as a campus-wide resource to support students in creative making. It’s an active learning environment that inspires curiosity, critical thought, exploration, and innovative uses of technology that complement multidisciplinary curricular activities. 

Come learn, practice, collaborate, try, fail, and try again! 

The Makerspace welcomes all UGA students, staff, faculty, and affiliates for educational, non-commercial purposes free of charge. The Science Library Makerspace supports the UGA Libraries Strategic Plan and advances the University’s mission.

Location: Room 381, Science Library

Hours:

  • Monday through Friday 9am-6pm
  • Saturdays and Sundays CLOSED

Email: makerspace@uga.edu

Phone: 706.542.2403

Technology:

  • 3D Printing (MakerBot Replicator 5th Gen.): All users must attend a 3D Printing training session, during which, participants learn how to locate and customize a 3D model in TinkerCAD and the print software for the MakerBot Replicators. After successful completion, users are able to work independently with the 3D printers. Reservations are required for training sessions. RSVP makerspace@uga.edu Open to all UGA students, staff, and faculty with a valid UGA ID. Offered Wednesdays from 1:00pm-2:00pm 
  • 3D Scanner (Structure Sensor) 
  • Arduino microcontrollers
  • littleBits color-coded electronic building blocks
  • Raspbery Pi minicomputers
  • Vinyl cutter (Roland STIKA)
  • Virtual Reality (HTC Vive and Oculus Rift)

Visit the Makerspace LibGuide for technology video tutorials, resources, and access and usage policies. If you are interested in integrating Makerspace technologies into courses, classwork, or research, please email Andrew Johnson, Emerging Technologies Librarian.