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Kit catalogue

  1. 1. United Kingdom Loughborough University, UK An open source online system to Catalogue your valuable and useful University Kit . M aking your assets findable, useful and used. For your own staff, students and beyond.
  2. 2. “ I need access to a 3D printer for my research student. I don’t really want to buy one from my budget and there is nowhere to put it in our department. Ah, thank goodness for the Kit-Catalogue! I know who to speak to, when I can use it and how it’s used.” Thermoplastic 3D Printer Loughborough University, UK Established in 2008 and contains details of 800 pieces of specialist equipment. Bench-top fully automated CHN elemental analyzer. Bench-top sedimentation jar test system.
  3. 3. Loughborough University, UK When a number of institutions install and use Kit-Catalogue the possibilities are endless. “ My University doesn’t have the equipment I need. I wonder if I can search for an electron microscope within 50 miles of LE11.” FLICKR @reedster
  4. 4. Loughborough University, UK “ WE NEED YOU!” <ul><li>HELP YOUR INSTITUTION or COMPANY </li></ul><ul><li>By installing Kit-Catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Environmentally sustainable benefits include; </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced need for heating and occupation of additional space within buildings for duplicated equipment. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid unnecessary purchasing, manufacturing and shipping of products. </li></ul><ul><li>Maximise opportunity for re-use of kit locally by HEIs, industry and Small to Medium Enterprises (SME). </li></ul>
  5. 5. United Kingdom Loughborough University, UK FIND OUT MORE: http://kit-catalogue.lboro.ac.uk/

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