Answered By: Genista Kippin
Last Updated: Jul 12, 2021     Views: 26

How can I learn more about VR?


These are all resources available from the library designed to help you explore and learn more about Virtual Reality (VR). 

Staff Support 

The Experience lab is the go-to place on campus for support with Extended Realities (XR) technology, including VR, AR and 360 technologies. The best way to begin is to explore the webpage.

During Drop-in hours our staff are available to provide an introduction to any of the concepts, hardware and software that you may need some help with, plus to troubleshoot or just chat about what’s possible in this area! 

Consultations, curricular integration and class visits are also available. To request, please email vizspaces@mtroyal.ca

Selected Book Titles

Below are some selections from the library collection. Find a complete list of holdings about VR here. To search yourself visit library.mtoryal.ca, search ‘Virtual Reality’ and select ‘books’ under resource type. 

Selected Articles

Below are some suggested articles about VR in education. Find more here. To search yourself visit library.mtroyal.ca or try one of our databases

Guides and Orientations 

The Experience Lab webpage has many guides to help support learning and teaching with XR, including VR. ​​

Workshops 

The library offers many free workshops to help support the campus community with concepts and technologies in XR, including VR. To find out when programming is being offered check the Library Programming Calendar

Available Hardware

VR places the user in a computer-generated virtual environment that can be interacted with by a user wearing VR equipment including headsets, controllers, and sensors. This equipment is available to the campus community through the Experience Lab at the library. Some can be loaned out, while other equipment is designated in lab use only. Check the listings to find out how you can use specific equipment. 

Curated Experiences

These are a selection of available VR experiences. They all utilize a Virtual Reality headset. if you do not have a headset and are interested in VR please reach out to our staff in the Experience Lab. Find a complete list of the VR Experiences available here. To search yourself visit library.mtroyal.ca, search 'Virtual Reality' and filter by location to 'Experience Lab'. 

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