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The Promise of Library Maker Culture

May 25, 2015Gabby Reschevents1

PhD students Dan Southwick and Gabby Resch will be giving a keynote presentation titled “What’s in the Box? The Promise of Library Maker Culture” at the Mississauga Library System’s annual staff conference on May 27, 2015. Slides from their presentation will be available here after the presentation.

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About Gabby Resch

Gabby Resch is a PhD student at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information. He conducts research in the area of multisensory HCI in museums. Part MacGyver, part John Bender, he can often be found eating hummus and listening to speed metal, or stripping old 3D printers for parts.

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  1. The Promise of Library Maker Culture | Dring DrongJune 5, 2015 at 11:35 am

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