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3D printed face shield frames ready to be shipped to Open Works

The library may be closed, but that has not stopped our makers from using its resources in this difficult time. The Lauinger Library Maker Hub staffers and volunteers have been making use of the 3D printers to help provide essential personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare workers in the area. Makers have taken 7 of the 3D printers home so that they can print face shield frames, which help essential workers protect themselves from the virus. The team’s experience with the printers, sense of community, and desire to help during this unpredictable time made the printing process possible.

Bowl of cell phone card holders with I HEART Lau written on them
We love being a second home for Hoyas as you complete your work each semester. Please help us keep the Library a welcoming place to research and study by reviewing some of the policies that help to make it comfortable for all.

 

Previous Maker Hub news.

 

Coronavirus Update:

As the Maker Hub joins others across campus in developing plans to support instructional continuity and reduce the spread of the coronavirus, we have made some significant changes to our policies this semester. Most significantly:

  • Maker Hub Open hours are discontinued until further notice.

 

A complete list of policy changes and procedures for accessing the Maker Hub is available here. Please review this page fully before arranging your consultation.

Maker Hub COVID-Era Safety Policies and Access Procedures

Join our Slack Space!

Stay informed and involved by Joining our Slack! and following our #making-at-home channel.

Weekly Online Open Hours have been concluded

As we prepare for summer classes and the new access conditions in the fall, we have concluded the weekly Maker Hub Online Open Hours. Thank you for joining us! Stay tuned for updates regarding Maker Hub access in the Fall semester.

 


 

The Maker Hub is Georgetown's only makerspace open to all students, staff and faculty. We promote innovation and hands-on learning through workshops, curricular engagement, and one-on-one project mentorship.

Most of our tools are free to use, and our community of staff and volunteers are available during open hours to teach you how to use the equipment and turn your ideas into reality. 

Drop in to see what we have to offer. It's your Maker Hub! 

Everything You Need to Know About the Maker Hub

 

Interested in Supporting the Maker Hub's Mission?

To Donate Funds:

  1. Go to this link 
  2. Under "Selected Designations" Choose "Other Designation," type in "Library Technology Fund," and enter the amount in the field to the right.
  3. In the "Special Instructions" box, type in "Maker Hub"
  4. Fill out the rest of your details as appropriate.

To order items directly for the Maker Hub, please see our Amazon Wishlist here: tinyurl.com/gumh-wishlist

Interested in donating materials to support our makers? Check out our full donations page for more  giving opportunities here.

 

Check out all the Maker Hub Videos on Youtube