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Emerging Technologies in Business: Augmented/Virtual/Extended Reality

This guide will highlight resources to help you learn about and keep current on emerging technologies in the business world.


Keeping Current: Sources & Search Strategies

Use these suggestions to perform your own searches for current content about Augmented and Virtual Reality technology.

As a keyword search strategy in LibrarySearch or one of the other research databases, try: AR OR VR OR XR OR "augmented reality" OR "virtual reality" OR "extended reality". As a next step, add additional terms using a Boolean "AND" operator like: "virtual reality" AND "internet of things". As you find quality articles, look in the item's record for any subject headings that seem promising to expand your search.

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Use LibrarySearch to find articles, books, and more

Search Tips:

  • to focus your search, use the limits on the left side of the result page
  • try the Peer Review limit to focus your results on scholarly articles
  • learn more about LibrarySearch

Suggested Library Research Databases to Search for Augmented and Virtual Reality

Try the following sources to search for articles or data on this topic:


Selected Readings

The literature on these emerging technologies is vast and growing. To whet your appetite and explain some of the basics, here's a very brief selection of articles, chapters, and ebooks on Augmented & Virtual Reality (updated periodically).


See Also

Check out our Virtual Reality guide to see what devices and resources are available to help you gain experience with VR, including access to the VR lab in the OSF Library run by STELAR.