The library staff meeting took place on January 24th, a rainy, windy, and cold day outside, however, inside the comradery of the staff warmed us up. In addition to staff from our NYC locations, the meeting included library staff from as far away as California and Nevada, and closer to home from NYMC and Middletown. Continue reading
Until fairly recently, I was not familiar with 3D printing technology. Now I encounter daily news stories and articles about 3D printing in healthcare, at colleges and universities, and even the growth of maker fairs and the maker movement. Continue reading
Author Neil Gaiman said, “Google can bring you back 100,00 answers. A librarian can bring you back the right one.” This was the theme of the Library Staff Development Day on January 21st. Continue reading
As many of you know, the Bay Shore Library has received a 3D printer, thanks to a ‘Medical Library Project’ grant to provide the funds for the printer and its materials. In order to prepare for its integration into courses as well as use in the Library, Touro Librarians along with Professors and IT staff members headed back to the classroom for a two-day MakerBot training course. Continue reading
The librarians at the Bay Shore campus are pleased to announce that we now have a 3D Printer. We applied for and have been awarded a ‘Medical Library Project’ grant through the MidAtlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM MAR) to provide the funds for the printer and its materials. Continue reading
3D printing is taking the technology world by storm. This new trend has been gathering attention with some of the outrageous items that can be printed, from cookies (or pancakes as shown above) to cars! But do you know the story behind this new technology?