With a part of it mission being to support and develop a diverse collection of resources in all appropriate formats, Hackelmeier Memorial Library applied for and received a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) in 2019 to explore use cases for virtual reality technology adoption on campus. The goals of Marian University Library's virtual reality project are:
To provide an opportunity for Marian University students and faculty, as well as our surrounding community, to explore a new and growing technology.
To provide Marian University faculty with the opportunity to explore Virtual Reality as an instructional tool.
To create and maintain this public online resource guide to document and supplement the adoption of Virtual Reality as an instructional tool.
The following VR (Virtual Reality) equipment is available:
Oculus Rift S headset and controllers
This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Indiana State Library. We gratefully acknowledge their support.