Good morning, A good place to look for answers to questions like this and many others is the Library Makerspace Listserv [[log in to unmask]] Best regards, Elizabeth Schneider, MLS, AHIP | Director | Treadwell Library Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit Street | Boston, MA 02114-2696 617.724.2791 | [log in to unmask] http://massgeneral.org/library | http://twitter.com/MGHTreadwell -----Original Message----- From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Schmidt, Cynthia M Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:56 AM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: 3d printing - noise, location, furnishing considerations Greetings Medlibers, My library is hoping to acquire a 3d printer in the near future. We're trying to decide where it should be housed. Any advice from those who have 3D printers? Is the printer noisy? Do large groups of people need simultaneous access? Do vehement or boisterous discussions tend to erupt in it's vicinity? Does it require protection from passersby who are not trained its use? Are there furnishings that should ideally be close at hand based on the use patterns you've seen? Thanks for any advice. I will be happy to summarize responses for the list. Best wishes, Cindy Cindy Schmidt, M.D., M.L.S. Reference Librarian McGoogan Library of Medicine 6006 WHM 986705 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198-6705 [log in to unmask] 402-559-7077 or contact the reference desk: 402-559-6221, 1-866-800-5209 toll free outside of Omaha, [log in to unmask] The information in this e-mail may be privileged and confidential, intended only for the use of the addressee(s) above. Any unauthorized use or disclosure of this information is prohibited. If you have received this e-mail by mistake, please delete it and immediately contact the sender. The information in this e-mail is intended only for the person to whom it is addressed. If you believe this e-mail was sent to you in error and the e-mail contains patient information, please contact the Partners Compliance HelpLine at http://www.partners.org/complianceline . If the e-mail was sent to you in error but does not contain patient information, please contact the sender and properly dispose of the e-mail.