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About the Headsets
Himmelfarb has two Quest 2 VR headsets available for loan to our users. The headsets are preloaded with the MedicalHoloDeck Medical Virtual Reality platform.
The headsets and software were purchased in Summer 2022 thanks to a grant funded by the Bloedorn Foundation.
Borrow a Headset
- Headsets can be checked out for 4 hours at a time from the Circulation Desk on the library's first floor.
- You will need some unobstructed space to use the headset. The following classrooms in Himmelfarb Library (map) are recommended; remember to check the room schedules posted outside the door to ensure no other groups have reserved the space.
- Himmelfarb B100A-B100C
- Himmelfarb 201
- Himmelfarb 202
- Himmelfarb 203C
- Himmelfarb 203G
- Himmelfarb 303
- Himmelfarb 305H
- Additionally, you may be able to use the Levine Lounge (305A) near the BodyViz workstation for VR; however, if the BodyViz station is needed that will take priority.
- If none of the Himmelfarb spaces are available, unoccupied Ross Hall classrooms may provide enough space to use the VR headsets.