Second Life  @ Your Library Victoria Petersen  Mancos Public Library
Second Life Introduction <ul><li>What is Second Life? </li></ul><ul><li>Web-Based 3-D Virtual World </li></ul><ul><li>Educ...
What Can You Do? <ul><li>Avatars </li></ul><ul><li>Create/Build </li></ul><ul><li>In-World Interaction  </li></ul><ul><li>...
The Many Faces of Second Life
Anything Goes…
 
 
Build / Create
Build / Create
Building 101
Interactive Tutorials
Fun Can Be Free
To Spend or Not to Spend?
Second Life Economy <ul><li>Exchange Rate 269.4 L$ / $1 USD   </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondlife.reuters.com/ </li></ul><...
Money Really Does  Grow On Trees!
Night Life
 
 
 
 
 
Library Roles in Second Life <ul><li>Second Life Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Promote Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Helping N...
 
 
Distance Learning
 
Immersive Learning
 
 
 
Museums
 
 
 
Conferences
Book Discussions
<ul><li>Grant Presentations </li></ul>
 
Fast Facts <ul><li>Philip Rosedale, Creator of Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Over 100 universities are holding classes in ...
And… <ul><li>Coming soon – a Colorado  </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life “Library Presence”! </li></ul><ul><li>Starting in Oct...
<ul><li>Contact:  </li></ul><ul><li>Victoria Petersen </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life:  Pl...
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  • Welcome to SL @ Your Library! My name is Victoria Petersen, and I am the Technology Manager for the Mancos Public Library.  
  • 2008 Durango Days - Second Life @ Your Library

    1. 1. Second Life @ Your Library Victoria Petersen Mancos Public Library
    2. 2. Second Life Introduction <ul><li>What is Second Life? </li></ul><ul><li>Web-Based 3-D Virtual World </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation </li></ul>
    3. 3. What Can You Do? <ul><li>Avatars </li></ul><ul><li>Create/Build </li></ul><ul><li>In-World Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting People </li></ul><ul><li>Exploring </li></ul><ul><li>Business Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Just About Anything! </li></ul>
    4. 4. The Many Faces of Second Life
    5. 5. Anything Goes…
    6. 8. Build / Create
    7. 9. Build / Create
    8. 10. Building 101
    9. 11. Interactive Tutorials
    10. 12. Fun Can Be Free
    11. 13. To Spend or Not to Spend?
    12. 14. Second Life Economy <ul><li>Exchange Rate 269.4 L$ / $1 USD </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondlife.reuters.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>$1,786,915 US Dollars spent in Second Life over last 24 hours </li></ul><ul><li>409,899 Total RL People Spending Money In-World August 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>http://secondlife.com/whatis/economy_stats.php </li></ul>
    13. 15. Money Really Does Grow On Trees!
    14. 16. Night Life
    15. 22. Library Roles in Second Life <ul><li>Second Life Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Promote Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Helping Newbies </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Second Life Info </li></ul><ul><li>General Real Life Info </li></ul><ul><li>… .Many educational events </li></ul>
    16. 25. Distance Learning
    17. 27. Immersive Learning
    18. 31. Museums
    19. 35. Conferences
    20. 36. Book Discussions
    21. 37. <ul><li>Grant Presentations </li></ul>
    22. 39. Fast Facts <ul><li>Philip Rosedale, Creator of Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Over 100 universities are holding classes in Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>In 2007, users spent over 220 million hours in Second Life. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2007, 75% International Users </li></ul><ul><li>. http://money.cnn.com/2007/12/20/technology/kirkpatrick_rosedale.fortune/index.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Gartner Research </li></ul><ul><li>By the end of 2011, 80% of active Internet users will have a virtual world avatar. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=503861 </li></ul>
    23. 40. And… <ul><li>Coming soon – a Colorado </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life “Library Presence”! </li></ul><ul><li>Starting in October </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting Place </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibits </li></ul><ul><li>Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Long Term Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Interested Parties </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome! </li></ul>
    24. 41. <ul><li>Contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Victoria Petersen </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life: Plautia Corvale </li></ul><ul><li>Links: </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.secondlife.com </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life Librarians </li></ul><ul><li>http://infoisland.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life Educators </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sl-educationblog.org/ </li></ul>
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