The VRML Repository at the San Diego Supercomputer Centre maintains a comprehensive range of information about all aspects of VRML. References to this site have been made throughout this document.
The VRML Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) is a good starting point for learning about VRML.
The Yahoo Index on VRML
Wired's VRML Forum
VRML World is a online magazine about VRML and other related topics from Mecklermedia.
Mark Pesce is the moderator of the www-vrml mailing list, his Web page contains a number of papers on the future development of VRML.
New College of California vrmLab
VRML at NCSA
VRML-O-Rama by Spidaman contains many VRML links.
vrml-modeling mailing list discusses issues concerning the creation of VRML worlds. To subscribe to the list, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org containing the message add vrml-modeling.
vrml-behaviours discusses technical issues regarding implementing interaction and animation behaviours in VRML. To join this list, send email to email@example.com, containing add vrml-behaviours in the message body.
Black Sun Interactive maintains an hyper-archive of all three of these mailing lists.
The Usenet news group alt.lang.vrml also discusses VRML.
VRML Browsing and Building Cyberspace
New Riders Publishing, Indianapolis, USA, 1995
The VRML Sourcebook
Andrea L. Ames, David R. Nadeau, John L. Moreland
John Wiley & Sons, 1995
Since VRML 1.0 is based upon the Open Inventor format, the following book may be useful for reference.
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1994
The standard reference book for 3D computer graphics is Foley et al. Glassner's book provides an alternative less mathematical introduction to the main concepts of 3D modelling.
Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice (2nd edition)
James D. Foley, Andries van Dam, Steven K. Feiner and John F. Hughes
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1990
3D Computer Graphics: A Users's Guide for Artists and Designers
Andrew S. Glassner
The Herbert Press, London, 1989.
Books on the World-Wide Web and the Internet are filling up the shelves of book shops. However, the following SIMA report is an excellent introduction:
Running a World-Wide Web Service
SIMA Report Series, 1994
An online version of this handbook is available.