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Virtual Reality: Services & Events

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.

Equipment Available

The RSL recently purchased the following equipment:

Two Samsung Gear VR Headsets.

Two Samsung Galaxy S7 Smartphones to power the Gear VR.

One Gear 360 Camera to capture 360 photos and video.


Two Gear VR Motion Controller.


Monopod for Gear VR.



Two Headphones for the Gear VR.

Two Controllers, required for some Gear VR apps.

One Power Bank.

Carry Bags

VR Events and Services

Introduction to VR and Demonstrations

The RSL holds demonstrations of the Gear VR and the Gear 360 in the RSL Lounge (in the entrance hall). Dates of demonstrations will be listed here. Just drop in!

  • 20th OCT 1pm-4pm
  • 3rd NOV  1pm-4pm
  • 24th NOV 1pm-4pm

Special Projects

The RSL Subject Librarians invite students, researchers, and academics to contact us if you are interested in using the equipment for your research or teaching. We will consider requests on a case-by-case basis. To see which subject librarian you should contact for your subject area, along with their contact details, consult this list: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/contact/radcliffe-science-library-staff

VR & 360 Equipment Training Sessions

The RSL Subject Librarians invite academics to contact us if you would like to arrange a training session on VR and 360 equipment  for your department or doctoral training centre students. We will consider requests on a case-by-case basis. To see which subject librarian you should contact for your subject area, along with their contact details, consult this list: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/science/contact/radcliffe-science-library-staff

Subject Guide

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Radcliffe Science Library
Parks Rd
Oxford
OX1 3QP
(01865) (2)72 854
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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.