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An Introduction to Second Life for the SW Colorado Librarians

An Introduction to Second Life for the SW Colorado Librarians

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  • 1. Second Life One-0-One
  • 2. Second Life Introduction
    • What is Second Life?
    • Web-Based Virtual World
    • Social Networking
    • Business
    • Recreation
  • 3. What Can You Do?
    • Avatars
    • Create/Build
    • Activities
    • Interaction
    • Exploration
    • Business Creation
    • Just About Anything!
  • 4. Avatar Appearance
  • 5. Avatar Appearance
  • 6. Build / Create
  • 7. To Spend or Not to Spend?
  • 8. Library/Education Role in Second Life
    • Second Life Libraries
    • Promote Knowledge
    • Helping Newbies
    • Other Second Life Info
    • General Real Life Info
    • … .Many educational events
  • 9. Library/Education Role in Second Life
    • Distance/Immersive Learning
  • 10. Library/Education Role in Second Life
    • Museums
  • 11. Library/Education Role in Second Life
    • Events: Conferences, Book Fairs
  • 12. Statistics
    • 13,868,639 Total Residents
    • 1,138,068 Residents Logged-In During Last 60 Days
    • http://secondlife.com/whatis/economy_stats.php
    • US Dollars spent in Second Life over last 24 hours $1,835,550 as of 5:59pm PDT
    • http://secondlife.reuters.com/
  • 13. Statistics
    • Philip Rosedale, Creator of Second Life
    • 75% users are international
    • In 2007, users spent over 220 million hours in Second Life
    • Over 100 universities are holding classes in Second Life. http://money.cnn.com/2007/12/20/technology/kirkpatrick_rosedale.fortune/index.htm
    • By 2011, 80% of active Internet users will have a virtual world avatar.
    • http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=503861
  • 14. Personal Involvement
    • My Activities
    • Land of Lincoln
    • History Conference
    • Exhibits
    • Book Discussion Group
    • Building of Historical Homes
    • Shopping, Dancing, Exploring
  • 15.
    • Contact: [email_address]
    • Second Life: Plautia Corvale
    • Links:
    • Second Life
    • http://www.secondlife.com
    • Second Life Librarians
    • http://infoisland.org/
    • Second Life Educators
    • http://www.sl-educationblog.org/