You can chat and email with us daily! Mon-Thu 7am-7pm, Fri 7am-6pm, Sat 11am-6pm, and Sun 1pm-6pm. But due to COVID-19, all University Libraries buildings are currently closed, and we're not accepting any new hold/pickup or scanning requests for physical items. See details on library changes and support.
Scan real-world objects and create 3D models. UA affiliates can check out a 3D scanner from the Main and Science-Engineering Libraries for up to 72 hours.
A 3D scanner takes a full set of snapshots of an object and stitches them together to create a 3D model. The model can then be used for 3D printing, diagramming, or analysis.
We endeavor to provide the latest technology and tools to enhance research and experiential learning. 3D scanning is used to scan real-world objects so they can be incorporated into the product design process, reverse engineering, preservation of cultural heritage, personalized medical treatment and as a start of 3D printing.
We have two Occipital Structure Sensor scanners connected to 4th generation iPads and a Macbook Pro laptop running Skanect Pro.
Almost anything—from a small grapefruit to a medium-sized room. See our policies for copyright information.
Consultants from the Office of Student Computing Resources are available in the Multimedia Zone (Main Library, first floor) to answer questions.