Makerspaces, School libraries, LGBT identity, LGBT students
The article discusses makerspace that is defined by Laura Fleming as a metaphor for a unique learning environment that encourages tinkering, play, and open-ended exploration for all. It mentions that makerspaces are considered safe spaces for LGBTQ youth as they can create products that establish and communicate their LGBTQ identities. Also discussed is LGBTQ students perception regarding libraries.
Published in American Library Association, Volume 47, Issue 1, Fall 2018, pages 47-50.
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Kitzie, V., & Moorefield-Lang, H. (2019). Makerspaces for All: Serving LGBTQ Makers in School Libraries. American Library Association, 47(1), 47-50..