Texas Tech University

Library's New Makerspace Lets Students, Faculty and Staff Get Creative

Amanda Castro-Crist

October 18, 2016


The area offers a variety of 3-D technology to help users create and develop ideas.


Texas Tech University Libraries has launched a new Makerspace that includes 3-D printers and scanners and 3Doodler pens that replace ink with plastic and are used to "draw" 3-D objects.

"We're pleased to offer this service to students, faculty and staff who would like to work on creative projects," said Ryan Cassidy, Makerspace librarian.


The space is located in Library Room 132 and allows users to scan and create 3-D models free of charge. Cassidy said the library has received grants to help purchase equipment and expects to add more features in the future.

The Makerspace area is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 2-8 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, visit the Library website or send an email to make@ttu.edu.

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