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Presentation given May 2, 2008 by Danielle Kane

Presentation given May 2, 2008 by Danielle Kane

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    MOBAC Future Technologies Workshop - Libraries MOBAC Future Technologies Workshop - Libraries Presentation Transcript

    • SECOND LIFE ® Virtual Worlds … Virtual Libraries MOBAC Future Technologies Workshop … May 2, 2008 Danielle Kane
        • Libraries
        • Public
        • Special
        • Academic
        • Hybrid
        • Virtual Worlds
        • Why
        • Challenges
        • Space
    • Participants UCLA Library Second Life Public Library Caledon Whitehorn Library UCB ALA Columbia University Alliance Library System California State University – Pomona Nature Publishing Group Harvard University UCI SJSU SLIS MIT Fairport Public Library The Bay School of San Francisco Drexel University IEEE UCLA New York University Topeka & Shawnee Co. Public Library Chapman University SUN Library Stanford New Media Consortium UCD UNC School of Info & Library Science Ball State University Pepperdine University St. Louis County Library UCSC
    • What do SL Libraries do?
      • Reference
      • Desk is staffed
      • Software
      • Email a librarian
      • Outreach Programs
      • Writers / book talks
      • Exhibits
      • Events
      • Collections
      • External links
      • Web tools
      • Items made for SL
      • Database trials
      • Classes & Seminars
      • About using SL
      • For librarians
    • Public Libraries
      • Groups
        • SL Public Library (18 members)
        • Public Libraries in Second Life (74 members)
        • Librarians of Second Life (902 members)
          • Alliance Library System
    • Info Island International
      • Alliance Library System
        • Libraries
        • Reference
        • Services
        • Collections
    • Special Libraries
      • SL Consumer Health Library
      • National Library of Medicine grant
    • Academic Libraries Collections Services No Collections No Services Stanford UCSC VS.
    • Second Life Libraries
      • Accessible
      • Contextual
      • Browsable
      • Social Center
      • Visual
      • Global
      • Evolving
      Second Life Libraries
    • Hybrid Models
      • Mix of….
      • Fully immersed
      • Completely Unique
    • The Caledon Library
      • http://www.thelibrarymilitant.net/blog/
      • Collections of:
      • Victorian source material
      • Research materials
      • Secondary materials
      • Sponsors events:
        • Celebrations
        • Story sessions
        • Lectures
        • Displays
    • My Role…
      • Creating exhibits
      • Building collections
      • Staff meetings
      • Discussions
      • Associations
      Schools
    • Why Bother?
      • Increased collaboration & interaction
      • Networking
      • Partnerships
      • Exploration
      • Expanding Skills
      • Preparation for the future
      • Explore collaborative service models
      • Use SL as a mode of networking by attending conferences and talks
      • SL projects don’t need to be large, start small
      • Join the Google Group alliancesecondlife
      • Think of added value, what can your library contribute in terms of unique resources
      • Explore Second Life:
        • What would you need to know to move to another MUVE
        • Envision instruction in 5+ years and a MUVE is more integrated
      • Get an account, create an avatar and explore the educational and library spaces
      How you can get involved…
    • Challenges…
      • Funding
      • Staff
      • Infrastructure
      • Computing Requirements
      • Perceptions
      • Management
      • Learning Curve
      • Time
      • Uncertainty / Changes
      • Lag Monster
      • Item Loss
      • New Capabilities
      • Breakage
      • Evaluation
    • Land for projects
      • Campus: Second Life (Linden Labs)
      • Apply for free temporary space on Adult or Teen grids when available
      • http://www.simteach.com/wiki/index.php?title=Campus:Second_Life
      • Private Islands or Mainland Plots (Linden Labs)
      • http://secondlife.com/community/land-islands.php
      • 50% discount for verified real world educators and schools/academic institutions or 501(c)3 non-profit
      • Info Archipelago (Alliance Library System & Partners)
      • Move your own island to the Info Archipelago OR
      • Lease small or large parcels: $100-400 year (lots)
      • http://alliancelibraries.info/secondlife.htm
    • Resources for More Information
      • Directory of Libraries and Organizations http://infoisland.org/directory/
      • Second Life Website
      • http: //secondlife .com/
      • InfoIsland.org
      • http: //infoisland .org/
      • The Library Militant: Caledon Library News http://www.thelibrarymilitant.net/blog/
    • Second Life URL’s (SLurl)
      • Caledon Whitehorn library http://slurl.com/secondlife/Caledon%20VictoriaCity/47/206/23
      • ALA Island
      • http://slurl.com/secondlife/ALA%20Island/128/107/29
      • InfoIsland International http://slurl.com/secondlife/Info%20Island%20International/29/238/43
      • NMC
      • http://slurl.com/secondlife/NMC%20Orientation/69/107/32
    • Conclusion
      • Danielle Kane
      • SL: Mica Braun
      • [email_address]