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Open Day activities in the libraries: Sunday August 14

Get to know your University Libraries this Open Day!
On Open Day you can make a grand entrance into one of the University’s hidden treasures, the Barr Smith Library’s iconic Reading Room, consult a weighty legal tome at the Law Library or take a look at a music score or two (or 120,000) at the Elder […]

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University Libraries Virtual Reality Project … Update

Early in 2015 the University of Adelaide, University Libraries were kindly given access to a developer’s edition of the Samsung GearVR with the purpose of determining what the library would do with such a technology. To meet this call a small team was formed. The first phase of this project was completed in June of […]

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Virtual Reality Project Update

A small project team in the University Libraries has been investigating Virtual Reality (VR) and its application to academic libraries. We have now made three VR experiences available on our YouTube channel. The first 2 give a 3D experience of our Barr Smith Library Reading Room. The third video is a virtual 3D tour of the surrounds […]

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Virtual Reality is on the horizon!

Virtual Reality (VR) is a collection of technologies which provide a sense of immersion in a completely digital space. This effect is achieved via a headset which presents stereoscopic images to the user giving depth to the image. This is supported by additional technologies that track the user’s head and body movements and allow the […]

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