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usability testing, makerspace


Presentation on the work done by Illinois State University, Milner Library's MakerSpace Working Group that utilized design thinking methodology to investigate the development of a makerspace in a library computer lab space.

Learn how the project explored the professional literature, performed a needs assessment, gathered feedback from campus and external users, and identified potential campus and off-campus partners to define what should be included in the makerspace.


This presentation was part of the CARLI Public Service Committee's Spring 2017 Open Houses series.

More information can be found at

Question List - Faculty.pdf (86 kB)
Questions for Faculty interviews

March17OpenHousedesign_thinking.pdf (154 kB)
Planning/Open Design Steps Spreadsheet



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