Need to chat with a human being about the Makerspace services or questions you may have? You can contact us via email.
The Makerspace chat is closed for the summer.
Access to the Thode Makerspace and its equipment is currently unavailable. Please email us if you have any questions.
Located on the lower level of Thode Library, the Makerspace is a joint effort between McMaster University Library and the Faculty of Engineering, providing a new interdisciplinary experiential learning space where the McMaster community can gather to create, invent and learn. Use of the Makerspace is governed by the code of conduct.
You'll find our tutorials and guides in the Research Help section of the website. Check it out!
Here are a few specific support resources you might find useful:
Closed for Spring/Summer 2022 term.
Email Lyons or stop by during our summer hours:
Monday to Friday: 10am-4pm
Teaching, learning, or researching remotely? We're here to help! The Library Remote Support Hub has been designed to help you with all your information needs. From accessing books online and connecting to electronic resources remotely to requesting a research consultation and seeking media creation support, the Library Remote Support Hub is here for you.
Q:The campus is closed, can I still get information about the 3D printer, laser cutter, or the other equipment in the Makerspace?
A: Yes, you can. Email the Makerspace at email@example.com
Q: What types of equipment do you have in the Makerspace?
A: Popular equipment include:
For a full detailed list, visit About Us.
Q: What types of software are available in the Makerspace?
A: Useful software include:
Q: Are tools aviable to all students.
A: Yes! All tools can be used by any McMaster Staff, student and faculty member, after they have completed their training.
Q: Do I need to take any training to use the equipment in the Makerspace?
A: Yes, you need training to use the following equipment:
Please see our website for further information about equipment training: https://library.