February 14


We have Make:!

The Library Service gets new titles in for its physical magazine subscriptions every six months or so.  This time we added many titles. the one which thrills me most is


For my fellow staff, Make can be a bit inaccessible when you first open it, because it assumes that you are a maker, and are cool with at least some aspects of designing, then crafting, stuff. This can be a bit off-putting, but if you hang around in the community online or read material like Make: the ideas accrue so that when people say “Hey, can you fix an X?” you’ll suddenly find you can. In that sense it’s like a bit like Techlife, but you make stuff instead of just buying it.

For those of you who have never seen Make, here’s a random cover. Make’s on the catalog and they also serve as a publishing imprint for interesting stuff.