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3D Printing: Why Your Library May Be Interested

Class Details

Presenters: P. F. (Patricia) Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, University of Michigan Health Sciences Libraries, Kimberley R. Barker, Emerging Technologies & Systems Manager, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia

Description: Patricia Anderson discusses 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 Barker discusses 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.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Region/Office: PSR
Dec 17, 2014
1:00PM - 2:00PM PT
Kay Deeney, MLS, AHIP, Education & Outreach Librarian

Class Overview

Midday at the Oasis is a webinar series hosted by PSR on various topics of interest such as NLM resources, new trends in health care and librarianship, data management and other topics. Visit the Midday at the Oasis YouTube Playlist for a full list of past presentations!  

Date: Third Wednesday every other month
Time: 1-2PM (Pacific) | 2-3PM (Arizona) | 2-3PM (Mountain) | 3-4PM (Central) | 4-5PM (Eastern) | 11AM-12PM (Hawaii) | 7-8AM Thursday (Guam)