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Orientation Sessions

You must be an "Authorized User" to reserve and use some equipment, including the laser cutter/engraver, 3D printers or the video and audio studios. To become an Authorized User, simply attend one of the scheduled training sessions (just arrive on time, no need to sign up).

3D Printers

  • Makerbot 5th Generation: Tuesdays 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Thursdays 8-9 p.m. | Fridays 2-3 p.m. | Saturdays 1-2 p.m.
  • Ultimaker 2: Sundays 12:30-1:30 p.m. | Mondays 3-4:00 p.m. | Tuesdays 8-9 p.m. | Thursdays 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Lulzbot TAZ 5: Sundays 8-9 p.m. | Mondays 9:30-10:30 a.m. | Wednesdays 8-9 p.m. | Thursdays 4-5 p.m.

Laser Cutter/Engraver

  • Epilog Laser: Sundays 4:30-5:30 p.m. | Mondays 8-9 p.m. | Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 p.m. | Fridays 9:30-10:30 a.m.
    • Please watch the 20-min training video before your orientation session.

Production Studios

  • Video Production Studio: Sundays 7-8 p.m. | Tuesdays 3-4 p.m. | Fridays noon-1 p.m.
  • Audio Production StudioTuesdays 1-2 p.m. | Thursdays 11 a.m.-noon | Fridays 2-3 p.m. 

Please send an email to libjbcim@vcu.edu if special attention is needed, including permission to use the Formlabs Form 2 high-definition printer (pre-approval and training are required).

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VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
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Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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