3D Printing : A Practical Guide for Librarians, Paperback / softback Book

3D Printing : A Practical Guide for Librarians Paperback / softback

Part of the Practical Guides for Librarians series

Paperback / softback

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Planning and implementing a 3D printing service in a library may seem like a daunting task.

Based upon the authors' experience as early adopters of 3D technology and running a successful 3D printing service at a large academic library, this guide provides the steps to follow when launching a service in any type of library.

Detailed guidance and over 50 graphics provide readers with sage guidance and detailed instructions on:*planning a proposal*printer selection tips*preparing the location*addressing staff concerns for new service*developing service workflows and procedures*managing inevitable disasters*developing policies*conducting the "reference interview" for 3D printing*staff training tips*outreach activitiesThis book brings into one place all the guidance you need for developing and implementing a 3D printing service in any library.


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