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Library Technology Labs: Sterne Library 3D Printing

Information on the library technology labs in UAB Libraries Sterne Library and Lister Hill Library.

Sterne Library 3D Printing

There are now 5 3D printers and one desktop 3D scanner available in Sterne Library 3D Printing.  Ready to get started 3D printing? Visit the UAB Libraries Technology Labs events calendar or the UAB Campus Calendar for a list of scheduled 3D printer trainings.

Just curious about 3D printers? Stop by any time during our open hours to see the printers in action or visit the 3D Printing research guide.

Anyone interested in using a UAB Libraries 3D printer must complete required training and review and sign the certification for use of the 3D printers. The certification includes the following:

By using the 3D technology Users are certifying  that the objects they are printing:

    1. Are not prohibited by law.
    2. Are not unsafe, harmful, dangerous or threatening to the well-being of others.
    3. Are not obscene or otherwise inappropriate.
    4. Do not knowingly violate another’s intellectual property or privacy rights.
    5. Are not and will not intended for direct sale, retail, or immediate commercial use.
    6. Will not be used  in human research or human clinical settings other than for educational purposes.
    7. Will not be used in animal laboratory settings without first obtaining approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).


3D Scanning in Sterne Library

EinScan-SP Tabletop 3D Scanner and workstation 

There is one EinScan-SP V2 3D scanner connected to a desktop workstation in Sterne Library 3D Printing. The scanner is available for drop-in use on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservations or training are required to use the scanner. A printed manual for the scanner is available at the workstation. 

Visit the SHINING 3D website to view scanner specifications. 

Today's Hours in Sterne Library

Library Technology Labs Events

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