May 18, 2021

Cool! Dalhousie LIS Students Build 3D Model Archive

From UNews.ca: On behalf of the Dalhousie University Library, [Michael] Groenendyk and his team are building a 3D model repository: an open database filled with three-dimensional scans of interesting objects in the university’s possession. The files can be freely downloaded in their full detail and viewed in most common 3D modelling applications. Groenendyk is one […]

Digitization: Smithsonian Turns to 3D to Bring Collection to the World

From CNET: A new effort under way at the world’s largest museum and research institution could eventually mean more of its 137 million objects will be publicly available, even if just via 3D digital models. [Clip] CNET has learned that the Smithsonian has a new initiative to create a series of 3D-printed models, exhibits, and […]