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Wednesday, March 20 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Reality in Libraries: Three Methods for Offering Access to VR Technology to Your Users

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The libraries at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, have been offering access to virtual reality technology for several years. We have experimented with how we offer the service in three distinct ways: circulating the hardware, offering a computing station that facilitates users to try a variety of VR experiences, and offering a development station that accommodates users who want to learn and create their own VR experiences. In this presentation we will discuss our successes and failures in experimenting with VR in our environment and the pros and cons of each method of offering the technology.

Speakers
avatar for Crague Cook

Crague Cook

Technology Operations Specialist, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Crague Cook has been involved in supporting customer facing technologies in high education institutions for over a decade. In 2013 he became a Technology Operations Specialist, where he assists in managing a large group of student workers, facilitates and maintains partnerships with... Read More →
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Jay Ray

Technology Operations Manager, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Jay Ray has spent his entire career in higher education technology across the non-profit sector, proprietary education, and public and private institutions, specifically focusing on help desk support and management, infrastructure design and implementation. In 2014, Jay took over... Read More →



Wednesday March 20, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
JBD Lecture Hall

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