ALA Releases New Paper on Libraries and 3D Printing
From the ALA District Dispatch:
Today, ALA’s Office for Information Technology Policy released (OITP) Toward A More Printed Union: Library 3D Printing Democratizes Creation a short paper [four pages] that highlights the multifaceted 3D printing leadership of libraries. The paper urges public and private sector leaders to leverage this leadership to unlock the full potential of 3D printing technology for all Americans.
The paper is the third 3D printing publication released by OITP.
The first two – a tip sheet and a white paper elucidating the policy implications of 3D printing in the library context – are part of a series of informative resources labeled “Progress in the Making,” meant to help library professionals navigate the legal and regulatory complexities of providing 3D printing as a service.
Direct to Full Text Paper: Toward A More Printed Union: Library 3D Printing Democratizes Creation
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.