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Virtual Reality

The applications for using virtual reality in teaching, learning and research are endless

What virtual reality equipment is available in the library?

The Taylor Family Digital Library has two virtual reality systems: the HTC Vive, which is permanently set up in a dedicated Virtual Reality Studio, and the Oculus Rift, which is on a mobile cart that can be used within Lab NEXT.

Who can use the virtual reality equipment?

The Virtual Reality Studio is available for booking by faculty, staff, and graduate students.

The Oculus mobile cart can be booked by all members of the University of Calgary community.


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Where is it located?



Monday to Friday 10:00AM to 5:00PM

Saturday & Sunday 12:00PM to 4:00PM (starting Sept 7)

Jed Baker

Jed Baker

Emerging Technology Specialist