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Wednesday, October 11 • 10:00am - 10:30am
Sparking Innovation and entrepreneurship via library makerspaces (30 mins)

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This session will talk about the development of library’s makerspace and its collaboration with the business school and college of Art and Science to serve as an incubator and entrepreneurship center for students. The speaker will focus on the impact of maker culture and makerspace in student learning (theory to practice), job opportunities creations(internship positions as well as revenue generation positions), community engagement (solving problem for the community). The speaker will share their vision of a maker centered education that will give students opportunities to learn and deliver results to their community at the same time that will lead to entrepreneurship opportunities for the students while they are still at college.


Amy Jiang

Library Technology, University of La Verne
Amy is the Library Technology Coordinator at Wilson Library, University of La Verne. Founder of the library makerspace, Amy has formed community interest group including faculty, student, and staff to engage in makerspace activities. Amy has worked with faculty on integrating makerspace... Read More →

Vinaya Tripuraneni

Dean, Libraries and Learning Commons, University of La Verne

Wednesday October 11, 2017 10:00am - 10:30am MDT
Colorado A

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