makerspace The mission of the Science Library Makerspace is to foster an active learning environment that inspires curiosity, exploration, critical thought, and innovative uses of technology that complement multidisciplinary curricular activities. The Science Library Makerspace cultivates discovery and hands-on learning that enhances intellectual curiosity and student success. The Makerspace is open to all UGA students, staff, faculty, and affiliates for educational, non-commercial purposes.

The Science Library Makerspace supports the UGA Libraries Strategic Plan and advances the University’s mission. If you are interested in integrating Makerspace technologies into courses, classwork, and/or research, please email Andrew Johnson, Emerging Technologies Librarian.

Location: Room 381, Science Library

Hours:

  • Monday through Friday 9am-5pm
  • Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

Email: makerspace@uga.edu

Phone: 706.542.2403

Technology:

  • 3D Printer Training Sessions (MakerBot Replicator 5th Gen./LulzBot TAZ 5)
    • (please email to reserve a spot - on hiatus for summer)
  • Virtual Reality (HTC Vive and Oculus Rift)
  • Arduino microcontrollers
  • littleBits color-coded electronic building blocks
  • Raspbery Pi minicomputers
  • Roland STIKA vinyl cutter
  • Soldering irons

Visit the Makerspace LibGuide for technology video tutorials, resources, and access and usage policies.