3D Printing at Humber Libraries, Part 1 (Online)

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In this short online tutorial, participants will learn the basics of how 3D printing works and the policies and guidelines for using 3D printers at the Idea Lab. Participants will also be introduced to safety considerations when using a 3D printer. The tutorial is followed by a 10-question quiz that allows for multiple retakes. Those who pass the quiz are eligible to attend 3D Printing at the Idea Lab, Part 2, an in-person workshop.

Please note that this tutorial will be mandatory for all students, staff, and faculty wishing to use the 3D printers in the Library’s Idea Lab.

After this tutorial, students will be able to:

  • Identify the key concepts and vocabulary in 3D printing
  • Identify how to book 3D printers the Idea Lab
  • Identify the duration of bookings and maximum number of weekly bookings for 3D printers at the Idea Lab
  • Name safety considerations and procedures when using a 3D printer

Skill Type: Digital Literacy
Level: Foundational
Delivery Method: eLearning
Ideal Audience: Students, Staff, or Faculty, no experience necessary
Time Required: 15 minutes
Link: 3D Printing at the Idea Lab website
Technology Required: Computer and internet connection.

Interested in learning more? We invite you to visit the Idea Lab website.

Students can borrow the equipment listed below from the Library or Learning Commons. Bring your student card to the relevant desk to get the items.