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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2023     Views: 170

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 VR 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.

The library's Immersive Technologies Specialist is 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! Schedule an appointment with them. 

Consultations, curricular integration and class visits are also available. To request, please contact our Immersive Technologies Specialist.  

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 VR 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

  • Beginner's Guide to Extended Reality (XR) at the Library: An introduction to Extended Reality (XR) concepts, including Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Explore educational applications, available library services and ideas for integration into classes. Library VR headsets and technologies, available digital collections and some development tools and software will be shared.  

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 VR Lab at the library. For a list of equipment avialble to take home check the listings

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 VR Lab. 

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