While 3D printing is an exciting technology with tremendous potential for libraries, it is essential that we take the time and effort to promote it at our organizations. In my latest Wired Library column, I explore ways to promote 3D printing at your library. In the July/August edition of Public Libraries Magazine, I examined theContinue reading “Ways to Promote 3D Printing at Your Library”
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Addressing the Challenges of Marketing Library Digital Collections
I recently participated in an interview with Library Journal in which I discussed the challenges of promoting library digital collections to our patrons. To learn how some library professionals are tackling this marketing challenge, head over to Library Journal’s “Promoting Digital Collections,” by Lauren J. Young!
Engaging with Hobbyists to Promote 3D Printing at Your Library!
The following article was adapted from the book Best Technologies for Public Libraries: Policies, Programs, and Services by Christopher DeCristofaro, James Hutter, and Nick Tanzi. Libraries Unlimited, January 2020 #BestTech4PublicLibraries A Perfect Match! 3D printing offers particular possibilities to hobbyists. You should actively seek to identify them within your community. Interested parties may include the following: TabletopContinue reading “Engaging with Hobbyists to Promote 3D Printing at Your Library!”