Our book chapter on Makerspaces and DH is published!

We are excited that our chapter entitled “The Role of Responsive Library Makerspaces in Supporting Informal Learning in the Digital Humanities”  in Digital Humanities, Libraries, and Partnerships: A Critical Examination of Labor, Networks and Community, edited by Robin Kear and Kate Joranson (Chandos, 2018) is now published.  In the book, the authors “reflect…

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Hacky Hour

hacky hour

Curtin University Hacky Hour is an informal gathering for people working with data in Perth, Western Australia. Brought to you by the Curtin Institute for Computation, all levels of expertise are welcome, across all faculties. You are invited to bring a problem, an idea, a work-in-progress, a finished project, or just…

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GO Learn!

GO game

GO is known as the oldest game in human civilisation, and is also regarded as one of the original art forms in Asian cultures. The ancient game of GO (also known as 围棋 and바둑 or “the surrounding game”) originated in China about 3-4 thousand years ago, and became popular to…

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Drop-in @ the Makerspace

whats new

The Curtin Library Makerspace is an exciting space that brings together innovation, design and fabrication for all members of the Curtin community and beyond. New to Semester 1, 2017, we are trialing opening up the Library Makerspace from 10am – 2pm, Monday to Friday. We hope to increase awareness of,…

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Join us for the Curtin Cultural Makathon!


Join the School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts and Curtin Library Makerspace to hack cultural datasets and heritage information. Use government and institutional research data, gallery, library, archive and museum information as data sources. Experiment with data for a research project or proposal; create something accessible, beautiful and/or useful…

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Digital Scholarship and the Humanities

The Curtin Library Makerspace recently celebrated Research Week at Curtin University by hosting a workshop entitled ‘Supporting Digital Scholarship in the Humanities’. Using a definition of digital scholarship as “the use of digital evidence and method, digital authoring, digital publishing, digital curation and preservation, and digital use and reuse of…

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International Games Day 2015

When we heard about the annual International Games Day @ your library, Curtin Makers jumped at the chance to be involved and registered early to receive three free games. This worldwide event promotes the value of play and learning and provided an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the Curtin…

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