Virtual Specimen Library


The Virtual Specimen Library at the IVL is a compilation of items selected from our Digital Archive. These items are representative of the projects we have been working on, but not all items from the Archive are listed. Those …

Idaho Virtualization Laboratory



About IVL

Idaho Museum of Natural HistoryIdaho Museum of Natural HistoryThe Idaho Virtualization Laboratory (IVL) is a research unit of Idaho Museum of Natural History on the campus of Idaho State University. Our lab houses state-of-the-art technology for imaging, virtualization, and simulation of material …

Virtualization Process Overview

How does IVL staff virtualize an object?

We use a seven step-process which is relatively simple, even if the technology used to do it is not. Throughout the process, we follow the procedures outlined in our Handling Protocols.

Step One