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Maya 3D Modeling for Beginners


Autodesk Maya is a powerful modeling tool best known for film animation, but can be used to create 3D models suitable for printing on the NIH Library's 3D printers. Thursday, March 3, from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., the NIH Library will host a demonstration to help beginners start 3D modeling for printing. The NIH Library has this licensed software available in Pod 1 as a part of the Technology Hub tools.

The NIH Library supports technology education like 3D modeling through its Technology Hub. The library currently offers a variety of modeling programs, both free and licensed, in Pod 1. The library also makes available free plastic 3D printing on a Makerbot Replicator 2, Replicator 2x, and Stratasys uPrint. For more information about modeling and printing at the NIH Library, visit http://nihlibrary.campusguides.com/3dprinting.

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