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The Virtual Cary Collection: Exploring Special Collections Using Virtual Reality 12:00 pm
The Virtual Cary Collection: Exploring Special Collections Using Virtual Reality @ Rossel Hope Robbins Library, 416, Rush Rhees Library
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join us for a presentation on the innovative Virtual Cary Collection. 12pm-1pm, Friday, December 7th Rossel Hope Robbins Library 416, Rush Rhees Library University of Rochester, River Campus The Virtual Cary Collection is a digital humanities collaboration between RIT’s Cary Graphic Arts Collection and Department of 3D Digital Design. The project, an interactive 3D rendering of the Cary Collection, explores how VR can be used to promote access and discovery in libraries, archives, and museums. It investigates the research and teaching possibilities that are created when digitized artifacts are presented in a VR environment. RIT Professor Shaun Foster and Curator Steven Galbraith will discuss the project, its origins and long-term goals, and the technology used. Participants will be invited to experience the Virtual Cary Collection. Presenters: Steven Galbraith, Curator, Cary Graphic Arts Collection, Rochester Institute of Technology Shaun Foster, Associate Professor of 3D Digital Design, Rochester Institute of Technology We look forward to seeing you! Please share this invitation with colleagues, students, and collaborators!