PetroArc International, which specializes in creating high-resolution digital imagery for Earth and Life sciences, has begun the development of the world’s first high-resolution microscopic digital core library for the University of North Dakota. These technologies will allow faculty, students, and researchers to access, view, and interact with with core, thin sections, plugs, and drill cutting samples via compute from the William M. Laird Core Library. This can be done anywhere on the University of North Dakota campus.