download-robot February 14

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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

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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.

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