Part 1 Of 3 Seflin Second Life July 30 2009

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Part 1 of presentation on Second Life at the July 30 SEFLIN New Technologies: Libraries and Beyond Conference

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Part 1 Of 3 Seflin Second Life July 30 2009

  1. 1. Second Life and your Library developing services in the virtual world SEFLIN New Technologies: Libraries and Beyond July 2008 nIc Nicholas Cop Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 1
  2. 2. Thanks to ….. www.alliancelibrarysystem.com nIc Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 2
  3. 3. Perspectives Real World & Virtual World nIc Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 3
  4. 4. Virtual Worlds • Teleconferences (sound) - The “world” is the connected telephone network. - Local, it is heard, not seen, - Very little context Flicrk: www.flickr.com/photos/khardy/1603124412/ Uploaded on October 17, 2007 by yuzu • Chat rooms (text) - The “world” is the space of names that work in a “chat room” under a thematic stream of messages. • Virtual Reference (text and/ or video and sound). nIc Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 4
  5. 5. Virtual Worlds • Videoconferencing (text, sound, video image) - The “world” is the connected telecommunication network - Locally the “world” is made of split images and voices on a screen. Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/xemit/1442660112/ Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/hendry/167559172/ Uploaded on September 15, 2006 by Kai Hendry Uploaded on June 26, 2007 ximenatapia - Brings more context to the meeting • Virtual Reality (text, sound, world) - The “world” is the graphic space created by a computer program. nIc Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 5
  6. 6. Virtual Worlds Virtual Realities “Real” Realities Virtual Realities Flickr: www.flickr.com/photos/philliecasablanca/ nIc 2290425731/ Uploaded on February 25, 2008 by Phillie Casablanca Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 6
  7. 7. Services in the Virtual World Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth. Oscar Wilde Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet (1854 - 1900) www.quotationspage.com nIc Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 7
  8. 8. Virtual Worlds Michigan Library Consortium's monthly lecture series in Second Life nIc Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 8
  9. 9. education nIc Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 9
  10. 10. Information services and Education • Talks, courses, conferences, etc. nIc Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 10
  11. 11. Information Services nIc Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 11
  12. 12. Simulations nIc Innovation, Integration copn@bellsouth.net 12

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