What is 3D Printing and Why Your Library May Be Interested?

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine would like to mention these free events for next week.
We hope you’ll join us if they catch your interest…

What is 3D Printing and Why Your Library May Be Interested? (TechTime Session)

Patricia Anderson, Emerging Technologies Librarian, Health Sciences Libraries, University of MichiganKimberley Barker, Manager for Technology Education & Computing, Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia

Date: September 19, 2013 / 11 am – Noon (ET)
NOTE: No registration required

Summary: Patricia will discuss 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 will discuss 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. Afterwards, we will open up the session for questions.
•Beforehand, run this test on your computer: http://na1cps.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.
•Log-in at https://webmeeting.nih.gov/techtime/ and allow Adobe Connect to call your phone (the Dial Out option).
•If you’re unable to connect online, then join us by phone: 1-888-450-5996, Participant Code: 888072.