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ALA The Future is Now: Libraries and Museums in Virtual Worlds ...

ALA The Future is Now: Libraries and Museums in Virtual Worlds
LIS Educators in Virtual Worlds
"Creating Professionalizing Experiences for MLIS Students in Second Life"
Diane Nahl
March 5, 2010

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    • Creating Professionalizing Experiences for MLIS Students in Second Life
      Diane Nahl
      Adra Letov in SL
      nahl@hawaii.edu
      University of HawaiiLibrary and Information Science Program
      ALA: The Future is Now: Libraries and Museums in Virtual Worlds
      March 5, 2010
      ISFM in SLSaturn V by Dimitri Doctorow and Jimbo Perhaps
    • Virtual World Factoid
      Gartner group predicts by 2011 80% of Internet users will be in a virtual world.
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    • 100+ Active Kid Virtual Worlds
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    • Virtual World Statistics Q1-4 2009
      • 400+ million tweens worldwide form the largest age group in virtual worlds.
      • Worldwide nearly 200 million young adults.
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    • Second Life Factoids
      • 3-D virtual world entirely built and owned by its Residents
      • 2003 opened to the public (Linden Labs)
      • 17 million worldwide registered users 2009
      • 55-80,000 online at any time
      • Has events; immersive history, literature, art, and science sites; lands of different forms; shopping malls, homes, live music, sports; mainstream businesses, government agencies, schools, universities, museums, libraries, and more
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    • Characteristics of Immersive Learning Environments
      • Interactivity, social interaction, and engagement
      • The more actively people engage with a learning environment the more they learn
      • Immersive learning environments are infused with information, virtual 3-D places embody information
      • Participants “go inside the subject”
      • Exploring, sharing, and co-constructing immersive environments with others enhances co-presence, deepens learning and enriches perspective
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    • Advantages of Immersive Learning Environments for LIS
      • Preparing for the next generation of virtual learners
      • Gaining cumulative virtual world experience
      • Librarians are leading their institutions in the educational applications of VW technology in subject courses, distance learning, recruitment, and providing greater access
      • Collaborating with faculty at the forefront of VW education
      • Creating useful services, tools, and activities in a novel information environment
      • Developing creativity as a resource for innovation
      • Professional development, worldwide collaboration
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      Professional Meetings and Events
    • What are Librarians Doing in Second Life?
      • Building a VW Library Presence & Services
      • UCLA, Stanford, University of Texas, and many others
      • Kansas State Library, St. Olathe Public Library, and many others
      • Sun Microsystems, IBM, NOAA, and many others
      • Creating Themed ‘Born-Inworld’ Libraries
      • H.G.Wells Library, Jules Verne Library, Biblioteque Francophone, +
      • Rachelvillelibrary of children’s literature, Illumination Library, +
      • Forming Professional Interest Groups (a mere few)
      • Librarians of Second Life [1,400+ members]
      • Second Life Library 2.0 [2,200+ members]
      • LIS Student Union [100+ members]
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    • The Reference Desk
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    • What are Librarians Doing in Second Life?
      • Collaborating with educators in creating immersive educational sites and in-world courses
      • Caledon, Renaissance Island, Human Trafficking Exhibit, and more
      • Creating and providing orientation and instruction for SL users, especially new users, educators, librarians, library staff, and students in all disciplines
      • The Learning Curve
      • The Learning Lab
      • The Virtual Learning Library
      • Teaching professional development courses, producing and presenting at in-world, online and RL conferences
      • UIUC workshops
      • VWBPE, College & Career Fairs, ALA SLymposium,Educause, and more
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    • The Learning CurveInteractive Orientation Path: 10 Basic VW Skills
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    • What are Librarians Doing in Second Life?
      • Building In-world Community
      • Book talks, author events, discussions on current issues, writing contests, commemorations, photo contests, magazine articles, concerts, themed exhibits and celebrations, memorials, reference service, etc.
      • Creating Interactive Information Objects
      • Subject guides, resource collections, educational objects, exhibits and events, linking to fulltext books and Websites
      • Creating Innovative Information Objects
      • Virtual Book Experience, walk-in, multimedia, immersive books and exhibits
      • Farenheit451, Goldilocks, Human Trafficking Exhibit
      • Creating Information Sharing Tools
      • Interactive information givers, slide viewers, notifiers, statistics counters, readable books, skill games, and more.
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    • LIS 694 Virtual World Librarianship
      • Fulfills part of MLIS technology course requirements
      • Second Life virtual world platform
      • Parcel and building on Info Island
      • Space in a building on University of Hawaii System Island
      • Professionalizing focus
      • Producing professional events, subject guides, and exhibits for the library community of the Info Islands
      • Collaborating with professional organizations, librarians, and MLIS students in other programs
      • Acquiring collaborative skills, VW building and creation skills, communication and marketing skills, content presentation skills, and participant observerskills
      • Integrates Web 2.0 cloud computing
      • Course Google group & Google documents for collaborative work; Flickr photo archive; YouTubemachinima archive; Website archive
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    • Google Group & Google Documents
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    • Flickr& Sloog
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    • YouTubeMachinima& Website
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      Research Presentations
      SUBJECT COLLECTIONS
      Historical Clothing in Second Life Buddhism in Second Life
      Landscapes in Second Life
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      Class Photo Research Presentations
    • Professionalizing in SL
      • Collaborating with professional organizations, librarians, educators, and other LIS students
      • Establishing professional mentoring relationships
      • ALA, ACRL, SLA
      • Alliance Virtual Library System (AVL)
      • IFLA
      • Librarians and libraries in SL
      • SJSU, NC and Simmons students
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      LIS 694 Students Planning and Producing Professional Events for AVL, SLA and ACRL
    • Professionalizing in SL
      • Professional event planning and production
      • AVL LIS Career Fair with speaker programs and booths
      • ALA Banned Books Week program with Dr. Rebecca Knuth
      • AVL Hot Topics Panel with Bill Sowers and Dr. Leon James
      • SLA Buzz Session Panel with Dr. Andrew Wertheimer, Ben Hoganson, Chris NelsonandCindy Hill
      • ACRL Information Literacy and Web 2.0 Panel with Robin Ashcroft, Esther Grassian, Beth Kraemer, Sheila Webber, and Marsha Schnirring
      • AVL 50th Anniversary of Statehood Event and Exhibit with Professor Dan Boylan
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      SL Students & Librarians Learning Together
    • LIS Student Union in SL
      • Adra Letov, Founded January 2009
      • Parcel and building donated byLori Bell, Director of Innovation, Alliance Virtual Library System
      • Home base for all LIS students, near main Reference Desk, the Learning Curve, and SJSU
      • Meeting space and presentation area for LIS students
      • Sandbox for LISSU members
      • LISSU Collections
      • LIS Career Collection
      • LIS student collection projects from SL field research
      • Free Educational Tools (presentation viewers, speaker assistants, building tools, etc.)
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      LIS Student Union onInfo Island International
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      Student-Built LISSU on Info Island International
    • LIS Student Union in SL
      • URL Linkers to Access LISSU Web 2.0 Sites
      • Sloog
      • Create Subject Guides in SL via Tagging places, Searchable, Teleports from Webhttp://www.sloog.org/avatars/id/Adra-Letov/places
      • Flickr
      • Documenting learning events and places visitedhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/lis-students-sl/sets/
      • Website
      • Archiving in-world activitieshttp://www2.hawaii.edu/~nahl/studentunion/lis-su.html
      • YouTubeChannel http://www.youtube.com/LISstudentunionSL
      • SLURL:http://slurl.com/secondlife/Info%20Island%20International/74/233/32
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    • References
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