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Virtual Lives [electronic resource] : a reference handbook - James Ivory
Call Number: ONLINE
ISBN: 9781598845860
Publication Date: 2012-02-01

 

Highlighted Resources - Overviews

1. These databases have good overviews of concepts related to Virtual Reality.

  • GALE Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Topics:  Cyberbullying, Cybercrime, Cyberpredators, Hacking, Online Gambling, Video Games)
  • GALE Virtual Reference Library (Subjects: Artifical Intelligence, Cyberculture, Cyberspace, Digital Cultures, Gaming Online, MMORPG, Video gaming,   Virtual Reality, Virtual Communities, Virtual Schools)
  • World Book (Topics: Virtual reality, MMORPG)    
2. For a complete list of Library databases (books and articles online) see  List of all PCCC Online Resources 
  • For a complete list of books, search the online catalog.
  • Remember to limit to PCCC Library
Spanish Resources
  • Referencia Latina
  • World Book Enciclopedia Estudantil Hallazgos 
 

Highlighted Resources - In Depth Searches

1.  For a complete list of Library databases (books and articles online) see  List of all PCCC Online Resources 

2.   Start with, Academic Search Complete, a comprehensive database from EBSCO.

  • Remember to click on the "Full Text" box
    • Other ways to limit:, using the navigation pane on the left side of the search screen:
      •  By date
      • By type of source: magaine, scholarly articles
    • Finding too much? Try a more specific search term.... 
      •    such as Second Life, Oculus
    •    or combine terms
    • Finding too little? Broaden your search.

2. For a complete list of books, search the online catalog.

  • Remember to limit to PCCC Library
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Hello Avatar : rise of the networked generation - Clay Shirky (Foreword by); B. Coleman
Call Number: BD331 .C565 2011
ISBN: 9780262015714
Publication Date: 2011-11-04

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The Proteus Paradox - Nick Yee
Call Number: GV1469.15 .Y44 2014
ISBN: 9780300190991
Publication Date: 2014-01-07

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The Warcraft Civilization - William Sims Bainbridge
Call Number: GV1469.27 .B32 2010
ISBN: 9780262013703
Publication Date: 2010-01-29

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Virtual Teams - Terri R. Kurtzberg
Call Number: HD66 .K874 2014
ISBN: 9781440828379
Publication Date: 2014-01-01

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Bitcoin - Noah Berlatsky
Call Number: HG221 .B5737 2015
ISBN: 9780737773149
Publication Date: 2015-01-21

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Virtually You : the dangerous powers of the e-personality - Elias Aboujaoude
Call Number: RC569.5 .I54 A26 2011
ISBN: 9780393070644
Publication Date: 2011-02-07
Subjects: E-personality -- Delusions of grandeur -- Narcissism -- Ordinary everyday viciousness -- Impulsivity -- Infantile regression and the tyranny of the emoticon -- Love and sex recalibrated -- The illusion of knowledge -- Internet addiction -- The end of privacy -- Marking time, making memories -- Virtualism, or the art of being more real than real.

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At War with PTSD : battling post traumatic stress disorder with virtual reality - Robert N. McLay
Call Number: RC552 .P67 M388 2012
ISBN: 9781421405575
Publication Date: 2012-03-14

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Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Legal Issues - M. Ethan Katsh
Call Number: LA 217.2 .T35 2015
ISBN: 1259427005
Publication Date: 2015-07-07
Unit 3.8 Is the road to virtual schooling smoothly paved?

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