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Makerspace Resources

Kits and Resources for Making Your Own Electronics

Makerspace Services

The UH Libraries' Makerspace - located in the Learning Commons on the first floor of the MD Anderson Library - offers a specially equipped space for building objects and electrical devices. All students on the UH campus, regardless of their college or department, are encouraged to explore the space and all that it offers.

Microcontrollers for Checkout

The UH Libraries offers two-week checkout of the following kits:

Arduino Uno Starter Kit
Arduino is an open-source electronics platform and suitable for users with no experience in electronics. The kit includes the Arduino board and supplies/accessories to complete beginner-to-intermediate level projects.

Raspberry Pi Starter Kit
Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer for electronics and programming projects. The kit includes the Raspberry Pi computer and supplies/accessories to complete beginner-to-intermediate level projects.

TI LaunchPad Kits
The TI LaunchPad kit is a general-purpose microcontroller for electronics and programming projects. Each kit includes the board and supplies for intermediate-to-advanced level projects.

Models Available:

Note: Software IDEs (integrated development environments) are available for download to your personal computer for each kit.
Arduino | Raspberry Pi | TI LaunchPad | BeagleBone

Testing & Measurement Equipment

National Instruments' Analog Discovery 2 is a portable solution for your testing and measurement needs. View the datasheet for details. These can be checked out for one week from the Service Desk.

Or, visit the MD Anderson Library Learning Commons area to test your projects using our available in-library oscilloscope, multimeter and power supply. Available equipment includes:

  • 20 MHz Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generator
  • Mixed Signal Oscilloscope
  • DC Power Supply, 6V, 5A, 30W
  • True RMS 6000 Count Handheld Digital Multimeter