Wednesday March 9, 2016

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Alachua County Library District
Headquarters - Meeting Room A
401 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32061

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Exploring 3D Services at Your Library - Gainesville (03/09/16) 

Learn about 3D printing and modeling technology, and discover tips for establishing a successful service in your library. Includes hands-on practice using 3D modeling software, preparing your own 3D print job, and starting it on a demo printer.  Attendees should be prepared to bring a laptop.

Learning Outcomes:

Attendees will:

  • Become familiar with 3D technology and software
  • Learn best practices for purchasing new 3D technology
  • Learn how to begin a 3D service in their own library

Trainer: Sara R. Gonzalez, Marston Science Library, University of Florida

Sara Russell Gonzalez is the Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Visualization Librarian at the Marston Science Library at the University of Florida. A former geophysicist, her research interests include emerging technologies in libraries, modeling and visualization of data, and scientific literacy instruction. She coordinates the Marston Science Library Visualization room, the MADE@UF software development lab, and the UF Libraries 3D service.  She is the author, with Denise Bennett, of the upcoming book “3D Printing: A Practical Guide for Librarians”, forthcoming in March 2016.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.

Cancellation Deadline is 9:00 am on Monday, March 7, 2016.
Otherwise, no show fees may apply. See all NEFLIN CE policies at