Working with the DalSpace 3D Model Collection, School of Information Management student Amy Lorencz has just finished uploading and cataloging the 3D scans created earlier this year of a number of marine biology specimens from Dalhousie’s Thomas McCulloch Museum. The 3D scanning done for this project was made possible in large part through a grant from the Canadian Association of Research Libraries.
The 3D scans, like all models stored in the DalSpace 3D model collection, are made available through an Open Access copyright license – so feel free to download them and share them with your friends. The 3D scans can be 3D printed through Dalhousie’s 3D printing service too. If you’re feeling creative, using a 3D modeling program like SketchUp, you could even turn one of these the Thomas McCulloch Museum 3D scans into a customized ring or necklace.
We’re always looking for new submissions to help grow the 3D model collection. If you’ve done any 3D printing and you’d like to share the model you’ve created with the rest of Dalhousie, send your model to 3Dprint@dal.ca with “submission” in the subject line, or else come over to the Killam Library Help Desk and ask to speak to Gino.