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