Introduction to VM 1

Tutorial: Introduction to Virtual Microscope

This tutorial provides an introduction to the Virtual Microscope.

Instructions are given on:

  • Accessing Collections on the Virtual Microscope (VM)
  • Opening thin sections in the VM Viewer
  • Using  VM Viewer controls (zoom, pan, measure, angle, coordinate location)
  • Using the 360° Rotation Viewer to view Hotspots
  • Sharing views via Email / Links
  • Saving views as images

Collections are available at

For more information see the Virtual Microscope User Guide



Developing Digital Teaching & Learning Resources for the Virtual Microscope