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Erica Street
Jenks Library at Gordon College
photo credit: Lesley University Libraries
JOHN A. BURGESS
CURRICULUM
“makerspaces are defined not by
specific equipment, but by a guiding
purpose to provide people with a
place to experiment,...
NO
collaboration
inspiration
workspace
maker materials
Creativity + exploration + hands-
on
7 Arguments for
Makerspaces
hands-on co-working self –directed learning STEM
prototyping tinkering open culture experience...
USING THE SILHOUETTE IN 3
STEPS
DREAM DESIGN CUT
DREAM
Find images on the web or design them yourself in the
Silhouette Studio.
DESIGN
Use the Silhouette Studio to turn your image into a cuttable
shape, then save it as a .studio3 file.
CUT
Send it to the Silhouette and watch your design be cut out
before your eyes.
CHALLENGES
Tight space A lot of moving parts
Book displays
Bulletin boards
Posters
Library décor
Student activities
Swag
Organization
possibilities are
RESOURCES
Silhouette America’s Pinterest Page
https://www.pinterest.com/silhouetteinc/?etslf=11462&eq=silhouette
Silhouett...
REFERENCES
Fisher, Erin. 2012 November 12. “Makerspaces move into academic libraries.” ACRL tech connect. Retrieved from
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NELA-ALS Using the Silhouette Cameo
NELA-ALS Using the Silhouette Cameo
NELA-ALS Using the Silhouette Cameo
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NELA-ALS Using the Silhouette Cameo

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Learn how Jenks Library at Gordon College uses the Silhouette Cameo as a resource for their Education majors. Silhouette's slogan, "dream it up, cut it out," perfectly highlights the flexibility and creativity that this machine can bring to your library.

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NELA-ALS Using the Silhouette Cameo

  1. 1. Erica Street Jenks Library at Gordon College
  2. 2. photo credit: Lesley University Libraries
  3. 3. JOHN A. BURGESS CURRICULUM
  4. 4. “makerspaces are defined not by specific equipment, but by a guiding purpose to provide people with a place to experiment, create, and learn.” – Erin Fisher, 2012
  5. 5. NO collaboration inspiration workspace maker materials
  6. 6. Creativity + exploration + hands- on
  7. 7. 7 Arguments for Makerspaces hands-on co-working self –directed learning STEM prototyping tinkering open culture experience - John Burke, 2015
  8. 8. USING THE SILHOUETTE IN 3 STEPS DREAM DESIGN CUT
  9. 9. DREAM Find images on the web or design them yourself in the Silhouette Studio.
  10. 10. DESIGN Use the Silhouette Studio to turn your image into a cuttable shape, then save it as a .studio3 file.
  11. 11. CUT Send it to the Silhouette and watch your design be cut out before your eyes.
  12. 12. CHALLENGES Tight space A lot of moving parts
  13. 13. Book displays Bulletin boards Posters Library décor Student activities Swag Organization
  14. 14. possibilities are
  15. 15. RESOURCES Silhouette America’s Pinterest Page https://www.pinterest.com/silhouetteinc/?etslf=11462&eq=silhouette Silhouette America’s Stories Page https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/stories Silhouette Inc.’s YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/SilhouetteAmericaInc Contact Me Erica Street | erica.street@gordon.edu
  16. 16. REFERENCES Fisher, Erin. 2012 November 12. “Makerspaces move into academic libraries.” ACRL tech connect. Retrieved from http://acrl.ala.org/techconnect/post/makerspaces-move-into-academic-libraries Burke, J. (2015). “Making senes: Can makerspaces work in academic libraries?” ACRL 2015. Retrieved from http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/conferences/confsandpreconfs/2015/Burke.pdf Silhouette image from: http://www.creativamenteplotter.it/prodotto/silhouette-new-cameo-kit-strass/ Silhouette logo from: http://memoryboundscrapbookstore.com/wordpress/learn-to-use-your-silhouette-cameo-in- cameo-basics- class-january-10/

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