3D Printing in Your Library
This expanded and updated presentation was a big hit. Check out the recording and slides: http://nnlm.gov/mar/training/techtime_recordings.html
- Patricia Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, University of Michigan
- Kimberley Barker, Manager for Technology Education & Computing, Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
Patricia discussed the burgeoning topic of 3D printing, with a focus on medical applications, as well as the growing interest of providing access to 3D printers in a variety of libraries. Kimberley discussed the use of a 3D printer in her library system, why they decided to offer the service, how they secured funding, and the response from their community.