Science Library Makerspace

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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 by advancing 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.

New Location!: Room 381, Science Library

Fall Semester Hours: 

  • Monday through Thursday 9am - 10pm, unless reserved for an instruction session
  • Friday 9am - 9pm, unless reserved for an instruction session
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday
  • MakerBot Replicator 3D Printing Training Session Mondays 12:00pm-1:00pm, reservation required, email andrew.johnson2@uga.edu
  • LulzBot TAZ 3D Printer Training Session, Thursdays 12:00pm-1:00pm, reservation required, email andrew.johnson2@uga.edu 

Email: makerspace@uga.edu

Makerspace equipment includes:

  • 3D Printers (MakerBot Replicator 5th Generation/LulzBot TAZ 5)
  • Virtual Reality (HTC Vive and Oculus Rift)
  • P Series Full Spectrum Laser Cutter with a working area of 24" x 18" x 12"
  • Arduino microcontrollers
  • littleBits color-coded electronic building blocks
  • Raspbery Pi minicomputers
  • Roland STIKA vinyl cutter
  • Soldering irons

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