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Makerspace: Hardware and Software Available

Welcome to the Xavier University Library Makerspace!

Hardware and Materials

Fall 2020: Due to return to campus guidelines, many materials are currently unavailable. Check with Makerspace staff if you have questions about what we have.

 

The Makerspace has the following hardware available. Some items are located in Makerspace B on the basement level of McDonald Library. There are fees for some consumable materials for personal projects.

Lasers:

  • Epilog Mini Laser Etcher and Cutter (manual)
  • 1/8"x12"x12" Birch Wood Sheets ($2.00 per sheet*)
  • 1/8"x12"x12" Acrylic in assorted colors ($10 per sheet*)

3D Printing:

  • GorillaMaker GM3D200 Educational Series (manual)
  • Makerbot Replicator 5th Generation (manual)
  • Makerbot Replicator Z18 (manual)
  • Makerbot Replicator 2X (manual)

Robotics:

Coding:

Crafting:

  • Bookmaking and binding supplies
  • Papers
  • Crayons
  • Markers, Sharpies, Calligraphy Markers
  • Clay and Clay Shaping tools
  • Paints
  • Crochet hooks/yarn
  • Stamp Making
  • and more!

* - on Personal Projects, free if for a class.

Software

3D Printing and Design

Graphic Design and Photo Editing

The Mac Lab in McDonald 134 offers the complete Adobe Creative Suite. It is down the hall from the Makerspace and is available during open library hours when classes are not scheduled.

The Digital Media Lab (on the 3rd floor of the CLC) is designed for students, faculty, and staff working on digital media projects. The lab includes Macs & PCs equipped with  Adobe Creative Cloud, a shooting studio, an audio recording room, and equipment for checkout. 

The Connection Center on the 3rd floor of the CLC offers laminating services.

Xavier's Teaching With Technology site offers a wide variety of software tools and resources that can be used inside or outside of the classroom.