Virtual Reality

The Next Big Thing for Libraries to Consider

  • Breanne Kirsch Briar Cliff University


During the 2019 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, a large proportion of programs were about virtual reality. This article discusses how virtual reality could be used in libraries and how some institutions are creating VR content.

Author Biography

Breanne Kirsch, Briar Cliff University
University Librarian, Bishop Mueller Library


Matthew A. Pluss, Kyle J. M. Bennett, Andrew R. Novak, Derek Panchuk, Aaron J. Coutts and Job Fransen, “Esports: The Chess of the 21st Century,” Frontiers in Psychology 10, no. 156, 2019,

Susan Lessick and Michelle Kraft, “Facing Reality: The Growth of Virtual Reality and Health Sciences Libraries,” Journal of the Medical Library Association 105, no. 4, 2017,

How to Cite
Kirsch, B. (2019). Virtual Reality. Information Technology and Libraries, 38(4), 4-5.