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LibrARy Orientation: Augmented Reality in the Library

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Description: Using a free augmented reality application, University of Houston-Downtown librarians have been working  to create an engaging and memorable library orientation activity for students that will launch in Fall 2013. Come join us in this fun session to see how augmented reality is being used “in the wild” and brainstorm with us about ways this emerging technology could be used in libraries.

Presenters: Jovanni Lota, Alexandra Van Doren, Lindsey Simard

Format: Facilitated Discussion

Types of libraries:

  • All


  • Emerging Technologies
  • Information Literacy