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Library Technology Labs: Lister Hill Library 3D Printing

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

Lister Hill Library 3D Printing

The original UAB Libraries 3D printing space, Lister Hill Library 3D printing is located on the 1st floor of Lister Hill Library of theHealth Sciences across from the HUB desk.  Printers available in Lister Hill Library 3D printing include two LulzBot Taz 6 printers and a Form 2 stereolithographic printer.

All 3D printing activities in UAB Libraries must be conducted in accordance with the UAB Libraries 3D Printing guidelines. Members of the UAB community who are interested in this exciting technology are welcome to visit Lister Hill Library 3D Printing during posted hours to learn about 3D printing and creating 3D printable models. For more information on 3D printing or to view our 3D modeling tutorials please visit the 3D Printing research guide.

Anyone interested in using a 3D printer must review and sign the certification for use of the 3D printers and must complete annual training. 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).

Due to COVID-19 related circumstances, the Library Technology Labs will be open for limited hours at the beginning of the Fall 2021 semester. Check the UAB Libraries Hours for current Library Technology Labs hours.

LulzBot Taz 6

                3D printer

Form 2

                             Form 2

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