Technology @ Education

A guide to emerging and traditional educational technologies available through the Education Library including, 3D printing and scanning, die cut machine, and 360 cameras.

COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT: 
As of 3/18/20 The University of Florida's Libraries will not be accepting 3D printing jobs for the foreseeable future.

Here are a list of online library resources in addition to this guide:

3D Printing at the Education Library

Examples of 3D printed items include a frog dissection with removable organs, a partial shark tooth, gator skull, flexible cat, and a replica of Century tower. The Education Library offers many color options for 3D printing.

3D Printing Procedures

1. Submit via the 3D Submission Form. You will need to accept an agreement that you adhere to the UF Computer Use Policy and copyright regulations. Library 3D staff will process your model, normally by the next business day, and send you a quote to pay to proceed with printing.

2.If your job is complicated or raises concerns, you may be asked to set an appointment with an expert or your file may need to be examined more closely before printing.

3. The cost will be calculated and must be paid before your job is run. The cost is $.15/gram as determined by Simplify3D, with a $3 minimum charge.

4. Payments are made via a major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express) or a debit card that has a logo from either Visa or Mastercard to pay for your job.

5. You will get an email when your job is ready for pickup.

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