(September 2014) ALA has published a brief on 3D printers in libraries. It asks:
How are 3D printers being used in libraries?
What are 3D printers capable of?
What are the legal implications of 3D printing?
What other concerns does 3D printing raise?
The big picture: What’s the role of libraries as 3D printing takes off?
Tips for library professionals.
Read the brief here.