Virtual Reality Services

Are you interested in trying out virtual reality technology? The University Libraries offers the following virtual reality equipment and applications for student, faculty, and staff use at University Park:

 

University Park Libraries VR Centers
Location Featured Software Hours of Availability Schedule Room Contact
EMS Library

105D
  • CalcFlow
  • Physical Geology Field Lab (GEOSC 001)
  • Universe Sandbox 2
  • Tilt Brush
  • Virtual Field Trip
  • Virtual Kitchen
  • Volcano Basic
  • Volcano Advanced
  • YOU by Sharecare
  • Stanford Ocean Acidification Experience
  • Job Simulator
Monday - Friday

9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Reserve Online

Elise Gowen

814-863-7324

edg16@psu.edu

Pattee

W102B

(Sidewater)
  • 3D Organon Anatomy
  • Blausen Medical Virtual Reality Modules
  • YOU by Sharecare
  • Stanford Ocean Acidification Experience
  • Job Simulator
Monday - Thursday

11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Reserve Online

Paul Burnell

814-865-2314

pcb15@psu.edu

Claire Salvati

814-865-0673

kug509@psu.edu

Featured Equipment

  • HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset and controllers (2 at each location)
  • HTC Vive Pro (1 at each location)
  • Classroom Kit - 20 Phone-VR Headsets available for checkout at EMS Library
  • High Perfomance Workstation (1 at each location)
    • Lenovo Thinkstation P520 Tower
      • Xeon W-2125/ 4 GHz, 16GB Ram, 512 GB SSD
      • 1 TB SATA HD
      • EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC2 Gaming Graphics Card

Usage Guidelines

  • VR Centers must be booked 24 hours in advance
  • Before a VR Center booking is finalized,  you will be asked to complete the rules and usage module
  • VR Center Policy

Learn More About VR (LibGuides)