Getting Started

Here are some helpful resources for those looking to develop visualization environments.

Immersive Scholar Discussion List:

Open to the public for discussion of large-scale or immersive visualization environments and the works created within/for them. Join by following this link -

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Selected Readings:

An in-depth report prepared by the Edmonton Public Library to "define EPL’s digital exhibit services and programs": Digital Exhibits Intern Librarian Report

University of Calgary on the research context for immersive displays: Understanding Researchers’ Use of a Large, High-Resolution Display Across Disciplines.


Shawna Sadler, Mike Nutt, and Renee Reaume present at a CNI membership meeting on common lessons learned across three institutions running video walls:


A Zotero Group Library for collecting scholarly publications about academic visualization environments. Any registered Zotero user may request to join:

Designing Learning Spaces with Visualization Walls:

Project site for CURVE: Collaborative University Research & Visualization Environment at Georgia State University Library (2013-2014):

Learning Space Toolkit, a resource for designing and sustaining technology-rich informal learning spaces: