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Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.
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Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians. What librarians are doing in Second Life and how Australian Libraries can join in.

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Presentation by Kathryn Greenhill at the State Library of Victoria, 23 July 2007. Outlines "What is Second Life?", "What are libraries doing there?" and "How can Australian libraries join in?".

Presentation by Kathryn Greenhill at the State Library of Victoria, 23 July 2007. Outlines "What is Second Life?", "What are libraries doing there?" and "How can Australian libraries join in?".

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    • 1. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 2. Virtual Libraries, Real Librarians Kathryn Greenhill State Library of Victoria 23 July 2007 Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 3. Who am I ? Australian Libraries Building Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 4. Murdoch University Library: Discovering your Second Life Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 5. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 6.
      • What is Second Life ?
      • What are librarians doing there?
      • Easy ways Australian public librarians can try it out.
      • Tour of Australian Libraries Building
      Outline Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 7. What is Second Life? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 8. A 3D Online Digital World Imagined, Created and Owned by its residents MUVE : Multi User Virtual Environment Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 9. Avatars Islands Buildings Objects Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 10.
      • Free
      • http://secondlife.com
      • System specifications
      • Family name. First name
      • Download client
      Accessing Second Life Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 11.
      • YES
      • Graphic, user controlled interface
      • Avatars
      • Inventory
      • Interact with environment
      • Interact with others
      Isn’t it just a game ?
      • NO
      • No rules
      • No points
      • No strategy
      • No win/lose
      • No start and end
      Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 12.
      • >8 million registered
      • 33 K online at once
      Who is in Second Life ?
      • Individuals
      • Organizations
      • Companies
      • Educators
      • Australians
      Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 13.
      • Avatars
      • Talk
      • Modify
      • Move
      What do you do Second Life ? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 14.
      • Objects
      • Build
      • Upload
      • Buy, sell and trade
      • Animate
      • Script
      Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 15.
      • Environment
      • Streamed media
      • Join groups and network
      • Events
      Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 16. What do librarians do there? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 17.
      • Reference
      • Desk is staffed
      • Questionpoint software
      • Email
      Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 18.
      • Outreach programs
        • Writers’ talks
        • Visits from historical figures
        • Book discussions
      Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 19.
      • Collections
        • External links
        • Web tools accessed within SL
        • Items especially made for SL
        • Database trials
      Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 20.
      • Classes and Seminars
        • For librarians
        • For everyone
        • Using SL tools
        • Getting your avatar together
      Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 21. My, how it’s grown
      • April 2006 Shopfront
      • Sept. 2006 2 islands
      • February 2007 9 islands
      • July 2007 Over 40 islands
      Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 22. About islands Non-profit /education: US$837 Monthly maintenance: US$147 This is half the regular price. 65,536 square metres (16 acres) One island per server Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 23.
      • Sponsorship
      Who pays?
        • Administration
      Library services Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 24. InfoIsland Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 25. Example: Teen grid
      • 13 – 18 years
      • UNESCO projects
      Eye4You Alliance Teen grid Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 26. Imagination Island … a magical place with displays, environments, and experiments relating to children’s literature Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 27. Healthinfo Island Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 28. EduIslands Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 29. Ten ways you can join in Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 30. 1. Play Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 31. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 32. 2. Attend a class Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 33. http://www.lis.uiuc.edu/programs/cpd/Second_Life.html Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 34. 3. Run a class Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 35. http://murdochsecondlife.pbwiki.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiH7dkOVaLc Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 36. 4. Join the Google group and read the blog Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 37. Blog: http://infoisland.org Google group (request invitation): http://groups.google.com/group/alliancesecondlife Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 38. 5. Take a tour Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 39. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 40. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 41. 6. Volunteer on the reference desk Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 42. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 43. 7. Use the Australian Libraries Building Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 44. SLURL: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Cybrary%20City/209/61/24/ Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 45. 8. Dance with Librarians Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 46. Every second Saturday 12noon AEST TX950 on top of Bell Library, Information Island Details on the Google group Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 47. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 48. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 49. 9. Run a group Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 50. http://librariansmatter.com/blog/2007/04/30/ten-very-good-reasons-why-your-librarians-should-be-in-second-life/ Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 51. 10. Create your own branch Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 52. http://librariansmatter.com/blog/2007/05/01/six-very-bad-reasons-to-have-a-library-branch-in-second-life/ Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 53. Let’s play….. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 54.
      • Contact me.
      • Kathryn Greenhill
      • Second life name: Emerald Dumont
      • http://librariansmatter.com
      • [email_address]
      Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 55. EXTRA SLIDES Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 56. Backup tour of Australian Libraries Building - in case of technical problems Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 57. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 58. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 59. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 60. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 61. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 62. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
    • 63. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com

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