October 17, 2017

New Article: “A Mid-Size Academic Library’s Experience in Introducing Virtual Reality (VR) Headsets Into Instruction and Circulation”

The following article appears in the recently published issue of Journal of New Librarianship.

Title

A Mid-Size Academic Library’s Experience in Introducing Virtual Reality (VR) Headsets Into Instruction and Circulation

Authors

Derek Malone
University of North Alabama

Doris McDaniel
University of North Alabama

Source

Journal of New Librarianship
Issue 2 (2017)
doi: 10.21173/newlibs/2/

Abstract

This article covers the implementation of virtual reality headsets in both instruction and circulation at a mid-size academic library. The article details the experience from both the Instruction and Circulation department, including necessary correlations in the service. It covers the successes and failures of the adoption of the lending program, what was learned, and thoughts moving forward.

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