Program Session

3 - Finding a Niche: Where 3D Printing Services Can Have the Most Impact

Monday, May 29
5:45 PM - 6:05 PM
Room: 607

Objectives
Identify and promote a “niche” for 3D printing in a medical school community.

Methods
Reviewed 3D print requests filled by library and identified trends with requests. Broke requests down by level of student and proposed purpose of print. These trends helped to better understand the needs for 3D printing and has provided an outlet where the library can develop and enhance it's presence in student medical education.


Keywords
3D Printing, medical students, medical school curriculum;



Program Session

Jennifer Herron

Emerging Technologies Librarian
Ruth Lilly Medical Library
Indianapolis, Indiana


Jennifer Herron is the Emerging Technologies Librarian for the Ruth Lilly Medical Library, Indiana University School of Medicine.

Jennifer started out as a Library Assistant in a small health sciences library and came to Indiana University from a hospital library. She is currently working on promoting 3D printing and testing out Augmented and Virtual Reality applications in medical education.

Jennifer has always been interested in technology and enjoys testing it out to see its potential uses in the library, for education, and making everyday life easier. Jennifer is especially interested in watching how mobile technology will impact healthcare.

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