Three students record a podcast in the Makerspace.

The Makerspace at Anschutz Library

The KU Libraries Makerspace provides a venue for KU students, faculty and staff to think, tinker, create and collaborate with others. The equipment and tools available provide a hands-on learning experience for users of all skill levels, with beginners and curious minds welcome. Makerspace staff is available to assist with every part of the process. Located on the second floor of Anschutz Library, the Makerspace facilitates 3D printing, podcasting and general creative discovery.

Hours & Location

  • Hours: M-F | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Anschutz Library, Rm 203A

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A student smiles while observing the 3D printer.

3D Printing

Three-dimensional (3D) printing is an additive manufacturing process that creates a physical object from a digital design. Bring your creations to life in the Makerspace with staff-assisted printing on one of our three 3D printers - a LulzBot TAZ Workhorse and two Flashforge Adventurers.
Students listen intently during the recording of a podcast.

Audio/Podcast Recording

Dream up and record your next audio project in the Makerspace. Our gear accommodates up to four guests, with equipment including lavalier and Shure SM58 microphones, headphones, PreSonus HP4 Headphone Amp, Focusrite Scarlet 18i8 audio interface, pop filters, a MacBook and Audacity.
A single student edits audio on a computer.

A/V Post-Production

Tackle any audio or video project with our powerful computer workstations. The Makerspace has iMac computers available for audio and video post-production. Software suite includes the Adobe Creative Suite applications and Audacity.



Past Workshops

  • Intro to Audacity - Nov. 28

    Curious about podcasting? Learn how to record audio with our equipment and Audacity, an audio editing software platform, in this one-hour workshop in the Makerspace on the second floor of Anschutz Library (203 A-C). This session is Tuesday, November 28th from 4-5 p.m. Registration required.

  • Editing with Audacity - Nov. 30

    Curious about podcasting? Learn how to edit audio with our equipment and Audacity, an audio editing software platform, in this one-hour workshop in the Makerspace on the second floor of Anschutz Library (203 A-C). This session is Thursday, November 30th from 4-5 p.m. Registration required.




Past Workshops

  • Intro to Audacity - Dec. 5

    Curious about podcasting? Learn how to record audio with our equipment and Audacity, an audio editing software platform, in this one-hour workshop in the Makerspace on the second floor of Anschutz Library (203 A-C). This session is Tuesday, December 5th from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Registration required.

  • Editing with Audacity - Dec. 6

    Curious about podcasting? Learn how to edit audio with our equipment and Audacity, an audio editing software platform, in this one-hour workshop is in the Anschutz Instruction Center, located on the 3rd floor of Anschutz Library. This session is Wednesday, December 6th from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Registration required.