ALS has a 1930s era sim called “Only Yesterday.” Period shops, photography, homes, and other displays give visitors a feel for life in that period.
San Jose State University Graduate School of Library and Information Science built the first library school campus in Second Life with credit classes. University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science offers non-credit classes in virtual world librarianship.
The Illinois State Library received a BIG READ grant from NEH. Funds were used to build Bradburyville, an island with a walk-in book of Fahrenheit 451, a carnival from “Something Wicked this Way Comes,” a theater, and a multimedia museum.