Makerspaces for all: serving LGBTQ makers in school libraries

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Heather Moorefield-Lang, Assistant Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: The article discusses makerspace that is defined by Laura Fleming as a metaphor for a uniquelearning environment that encourages tinkering, play, and open-ended exploration for all. Itmentions that makerspaces are considered safe spaces for LGBTQ youth as they can createproducts that establish and communicate their LGBTQ identities. Also discussed is LGBTQstudents perception regarding libraries.

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Knowledge Quest, 47(1), 46-50.
Language: English
Date: 2018
LGBTQ, makerspaces, libraries

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