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Maker Hub News Archive

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Media Equipment Moving from Gelardin to Circulation Desk

In January 2020, the Library’s circulating media equipment will be moving from the Gelardin New Media Center to the third-floor Circulation Desk area, allowing the Library to better integrate services, and will improve our users’ experience by enabling them to check out all Library items from a single point on the entry level. 

Library Showcase

Submit Your Work to the Library Showcase

We love to show off the incredible work that is being done with the resources at the Library! Check out the latest selections in our Showcase and submit your own project here.

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MakerHub and Department of Performing Arts Offer Halloween Costume Workshop

Drop by the MakerHub October 25, 1:00-4:00 for Halloween fun

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Create a Data Management Plan with the DMPTool

Do you need to make a data management plan? A data management plan describes the data that a research project will generate and how the researcher, or research team, intends to document, organize, store, and share the data.

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Fall Library Workshop Schedule Announced

Register for a fall workshop at the Library to learn new research skills, complete projects in the Maker Hub, engage in media production, and advance your digital scholarship.

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8 Things To Do First At The Library

Make the most of your time and the Library this fall with these helpful tips!

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Lynda.com Upgraded to LinkedIn Learning

Georgetown University Library has upgraded your Lynda.com account to LinkedIn Learning. Learn more about this exciting change!

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Spring 2019 Showcase Winners Revealed

Join us in celebrating these award-winning projects created with Gelardin + Maker Hub resources last semester!

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Summer Hours at the Library

Plan your visit to the Library this summer!

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Discover New Skills with Lynda

Discover new and develop existing skills with FREE access to Lynda.com through the Library!

Gelardin + Maker Hub Showcase, with images from three previous showcase submissions showing prism splitting light into a rainbow, rowers on the Potomac river, and a virtual reality exploration of quantum mechanic wave functions

Submit Your Creative Projects to the Gelardin + Maker Hub Showcase

The Gelardin + Maker Hub Showcase is now accepting projects for the Spring 2019 semester!


Join the Library at TLISI 2019

Join the Library for sessions at this year’s Teaching, Learning & Innovation Summer Institute (TLISI) which runs from May 20 – 23.

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What Floor of Lau Are You?

You spend so much of your time in Lau, but do you know what floor really exemplifies your personality? Take this quiz created by GUSA and let us know!

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Repair Cafe

Do you have items in your house that need fixing or mending but you don't know how to repair them yourself? Bring your broken items such as toasters, lamps, clothing, jewelry, bicycles, vacuum cleaners or small appliances to the Repair Café on March 23!

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And The Awards Go To

View the three winning projects in the Fall 2018 Gelardin + Maker Hub Showcase, "Figuring Out Diversity in Higher Ed," "American, Too," and "Prison Labor Project."

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Slices of Life: Scrapbooking Workshop

Join the Booth Family Center for Special Collections and the Maker Hub on March 20 for an interactive workshop featuring historic scrapbooks from the Library’s collection and a special scrapbook making session!

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Create Custom Valentine’s Day Gifts in the Maker Hub

Does Valentine’s Day usually sneak up on you? Don’t worry! Come to the Maker Hub to make beautiful, one of a kind Valentine's Day gifts for your friends and loved ones on February 13.

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Making Digital Signage in the Maker Hub

Whether you want a hangable slideshow of family pictures, informational signage for your office, a "digital frame" for Net Art, or a custom display of useful information at the start of your day, sometimes it's great to have a cheap, single purpose, all-in-one screen that you can mount anywhere a

New Year New Workshops

Spring Library Workshop Schedule Announced

The Library has announced its spring schedule of workshops. Learn research and technology skills and applications, including citation management, digital mapping, video and audio production, data visualization, social media marketing, and more!