Chapter published: “Virtual Reality and the Academic Library of the Future” – American Philosophical Society
Lischer-Katz, Z., & Cook, M.N. (2022). Virtual reality and the academic library of the future. In Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society: The Past, Present, and Future of Libraries, American Philosophical Society: Philadelphia, PA. This chapter is based on a presentation Matt Cook and I gave at the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia in 2018. It was […]
Paper Published: “Supporting Virtual Reality and 3D in Academic Libraries: Defining Preservation and Curation Challenges”
Our paper, “Supporting Virtual Reality and 3D in Academic Libraries Defining Preservation and Curation Challenges,” presented at #iPres2019 this past September (on preservation issues of 3D/VR) was recently published in the conference proceedings (pp. 114-125): https://ipres2019.org/static/proceedings/iPRES2019.pdf Co-Authored with – Matt Cook, Harvard University; Nathan Hall, Virginia Tech; Juliet Hardesty, Indiana University; Jamie Wittenberg, Indiana University; Jennifer Johnson, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis; Robert McDonald, University of […]
I will be presenting with my colleague Dr. Nathan Hall (Virginia Tech Libraries, Director, Digital Imaging and Preservation Services) at the upcoming iPRES conference, the 16th annual international conference on digital preservation, which will be held in Amsterdam this September. We will be presenting findings from the second national forum that we put on (on the topic […]
I will be presenting a paper at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) in Vancouver, November 10-14, 2018. The paper, “Evaluating the Impact of a Virtual Reality Workstation in an Academic Library: Methodology and Preliminary Findings” reports on a research project that I am conducting with my colleagues […]
Presentation at Library of Congress, “Born to Be 3D: Digital Stewardship of Intrinsic 3D Data” (Nov. 2, 2018)
It was a great experience presenting at the Library of Congress event, “Born to Be 3D: Digital Stewardship of Intrinsic 3D Data.” My presentation, Using 3D and VR for Research and Teaching: Preservation Challenges, showcased the work we are doing at University of Oklahoma Libraries to make VR and 3D technologies into sustainable scholarly and pedagogical tools. More […]
Presentations at 2018 Digital Library Federation Forum / Digital Preservation Conferences: Las Vegas, NV; October 15 -18, 2018
At this year’s DLF Forum I presented on a panel, “Common Goals for 3D and Virtual Reality: Insights and Collaborations from Three IMLS-funded Projects” with Jennifer Moore (Washington University in St. Louis), Juliet L. Hardesty (Indiana University), & Ann Baird Whiteside (Harvard University) Abstract: This panel provides project updates and insights into cross-collaboration for 3D and […]
Presentation at American Philosophical Society, “The Past, Present, and Future of Libraries” (Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 27-29, 2018)
I presented a paper with my colleague, Matt Cook at the American Philosophical Society’s conference “The Past, Present, and Future of Libraries” held in Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 27-29, 2018. Our paper was entitled “Expanding Access to Library Collections in Three Dimensions,” and it looked at how virtual reality and 3D technologies are shaping the library of […]
Presentation at ALISE ’18 Conference (Denver, CO, Feb. 6-9): Evaluating Virtual Reality Use in Academic Library-Supported Course Integrations
I presented a Work in Progress Poster at the upcoming Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Annual Conference, titled “Evaluating Virtual Reality Use in Academic Library-Supported Course Integrations: Methodology and Initial Findings.” This poster presented ongoing research I am conducting with colleagues at University of Oklahoma Libraries that seeks to understand the impact […]
Presentation at Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture, Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware (Nov. 17-18).
I presented a paper titled, “Lasers, points, and polygons: Epistemologies for 3D modeling the world” at Imagined Forms: Modeling and Material Culture, Center for Material Culture Studies, University of Delaware (Nov. 17-18). It was an excellent program with keynotes by Johanna Drucker (Information Studies, UCLA) and Peter Galison (History of Science, Harvard University).
Presentation at the Association for Information Science and Technology Conference (Oct. 27 – Nov. 1, Washington, DC)
This October at the annual ASIST conference, I exhibited a visual presentation entitled “Techniques of Visual Knowledge Construction in the Practices of Analog Videotape Digitization.” http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pra2.2017.14505401140/full
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