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  • 1. Second Life for Library Staff and Educators Mary Kajewski
  • 2. What is Second Life (SL)
    • 3-D virtual world created by Linden Lab
    • Provides an environment for users to meet, play and interact in
    • Basic accounts are free
    • Members are represented by avatars and can build and create their own environments
    • Background is InfoIsland DK
  • 3.  
  • 4.
    • Customise appearance
    • Text chat, talk (voice enabled)
    • Walk, fly, drive, teleport
    • Linden dollars (L$1,000=A$5 approx.)
    • Own land
    • Create and sell goods and services
    • Go shopping
    • Attend courses
    • Background is Terra Incognita
      • (USQ & Queensland Government ‘Growing the Smart State’ PhD Grant )
  • 5. Jillian Jewell
  • 6. InfoIsland Dk (Denmark)
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  • 9. Libraries & Education in SL
    • Library of Congress
    • American Library Association
    • Michigan Library Consortium
    • College & University Libraries
      • USQ
      • Murdoch University
      • Sydney University
      • SJSU's School of Library & Information Sciences Knowville
    • Public Libraries
      • State Library of Kansas
      • Glenview Public Library
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  • 12. InfoIsland