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Virtual Reality: Policy

This guide give you information on Virtual Reality services provided by the Radcliffe Science Library, along with links to helpful Virtual Reality viewing and capturing resources and tips.

Related Policies

Usage of equipment and libraries, also falls under the following policies, which would apply for any VR activities in the Radcliffe Science Library:

Gear VR Support Documents

RSL Policy on VR Equipment

The Radcliffe Science Library's VR equipment are available to University of Oxford students, faculty and staff to capture 360 scenes or view VR content under supervision and guidance from Library staff.

I. The  Radcliffe Science Library's VR equipment may be used only for lawful purposes. No one will be permitted to use the Library’s VR equipment to create or view material that is:

  a.   Prohibited by UK law.

  b.   Unsafe, harmful, dangerous or poses an immediate threat to the well-being of others. 

  c.   Capturing or viewing graphic content.

  d.   Obscene or otherwise inappropriate for the Library environment.

II. All requests for using the VR equipment are subject to approval based on scheduling and availability. The Library reserves the right to refuse any VR equipment requests for any reason.

III. The phone provided will only be used for its intended purpose.

IIII. Cost: Using the equipment is free.

V. Only designated Library staff will have hands-on access to the VR equipment.

VI. Any damages caused to the VR equipment while being loaned without RSL staff supervision will be paid for by the loanee to restore equipment to it's original condition.

 

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Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like to discuss using the service, feel free to contact us at newtech.rsl@bodleian.ox.ac.uk.