The University Library's new 3D Print Lab offers staff and students a place to learn, design and experiment with the exciting possibilities of object printing in an open and supportive environment.
The 3D Print Lab is located on Level 1 of Reid Library and houses 3D printers and computers with the software to control them. It is an informal collaborative learning space where you can learn the process of 3D printing, and create a printed object. The service will be responsive to feedback from users of the Lab to maximise the benefits of this technology to support learning, research and the development of digital skills.
From Wednesday 4 April, the Lab will be open Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2-3pm. UWA students and staff can register to join a Lab via the bookings calendar. Self-directed learning is encouraged, but library staff will be on hand to guide and trouble shoot along the way. The service will be free for UWA students and staff from April to June 2018. Following the free trial, a small fee to cover the costs of printing materials may be introduced.
UWA teaching staff who are interested in utilising the 3D printers to support learning should speak with their Faculty librarians about their interests, as tailored sessions or print-only services can be arranged outside of the general Lab times.
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