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Fau short creation station presentation

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A short ten minute presentation to the incoming FAU Architecture school class about Creation Station, Creation Station Business and all of the resources at Main Library available for them.

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Fau short creation station presentation

  1. 1. Creation Station & Main Library With FAU With BOB
  2. 2. Climb Aboard the Time Machine!
  3. 3. 1440: Printing Press 5
  4. 4. What is Creation Station • 3D printers – ~300 items a month typically • Design Studio – Adobe Creative Cloud • Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality – Rift, Vive & HoloLens • Gear to check out – Wacom tablets, etc.
  5. 5. Public Service
  6. 6. 3D printing Notes • Printing is not immediate – 4 to 7 day typical wait time • You bring your design – Thingiverse.com – Sketchup, or other programs – .stl file required • Introduction to 3D printing class • Introduction to 3D design class
  7. 7. Now Creation Station Business • Meeting rooms for client meetings – Study rooms on the 4th floor for school • Large format printer – BYO paper • Classes and Mentoring – Starting your business, copyright your designs
  8. 8. Why Libraries?
  9. 9. Pop Quiz! • Henry Ford Invented –A. Automobile –B. Assembly Line –C. Both A & B –D. None of the Above 13
  10. 10. Pop Quiz! • Henry Ford Invented –A. Automobile –B. Assembly Line –C. Both A & B –D. None of the Above 14
  11. 11. Democratization of Information • Books • Computers • Databases • Internet access • Shared Resources “If information is the currency of democracy, then libraries are its banks.” -Senator Wendell Ford
  12. 12. Physical Resources • 8 story building – 2nd floor library cards and returns – 4th floor non-fiction & study areas – 5th floor reference materials & Vertical File • Print Indexes – Art Index {R 700.16 AR} – World Architecture Index {R 720.16 TE}
  13. 13. Digital Resources • Website & App – www.broward.org/library • Databases – FAU: JSTOR, Avery Index (OWL card) – BCL: General One File, General Reference Center Gold, Article First & Expanded Academic ASAP (BCL card)
  14. 14. Questions…
  15. 15. Creation Station & Main Library With FAU Robert Anstett ranstett@broward.org creationstation@broward.org creationstationbusiness@broward.org www.robertanstett.com

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