Libraries, Museumsand Immersive Learning           Dr. Valerie Hill  LISD & Texas Woman’s University
The digital revolution is changing    libraries and museums.
Examples of    Virtual Library & Museum Exhibits       • Virtual Texas- Spring 2011       • Virtual Tornado- Fall 2011    ...
Virtual Texas: A Library Exhibit and Museum
Touring the Texas Capitol
Virtual Tornado: a Library   Exhibit & Simulation
Teleport to a LIVE simulation withrescue workers, vehicles, and victims.
Maya Island Exhibit & ToursCVL Exhibition Area January-March 2012
Astronomy in Ancient Civilizations
A Library Exhibit and Simulation on displaythrough Summer 2012.
Tours for Summer in Berlin 2012   July 14th 1pm and August 5th 1pm                 Valibrarian on Youtube
Machinima Archives by Valibrarian
University of Washington iSchool  Certificate in Virtual Worlds
Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds
References  Barris, K. (2007). To be virtual …or not to be: Theatre museum Canada’s travels into the  world of technology....
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Libraries, Museums, and Immersive Learning

  1. 1. Libraries, Museumsand Immersive Learning Dr. Valerie Hill LISD & Texas Woman’s University
  2. 2. The digital revolution is changing libraries and museums.
  3. 3. Examples of Virtual Library & Museum Exhibits • Virtual Texas- Spring 2011 • Virtual Tornado- Fall 2011 • Maya Island Exhibit- Spring 2012Exhibits and Live Tours held at theCommunity Virtual Library ExhibitionArea.
  4. 4. Virtual Texas: A Library Exhibit and Museum
  5. 5. Touring the Texas Capitol
  6. 6. Virtual Tornado: a Library Exhibit & Simulation
  7. 7. Teleport to a LIVE simulation withrescue workers, vehicles, and victims.
  8. 8. Maya Island Exhibit & ToursCVL Exhibition Area January-March 2012
  9. 9. Astronomy in Ancient Civilizations
  10. 10. A Library Exhibit and Simulation on displaythrough Summer 2012.
  11. 11. Tours for Summer in Berlin 2012 July 14th 1pm and August 5th 1pm Valibrarian on Youtube
  12. 12. Machinima Archives by Valibrarian
  13. 13. University of Washington iSchool Certificate in Virtual Worlds
  14. 14. Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds
  15. 15. References Barris, K. (2007). To be virtual …or not to be: Theatre museum Canada’s travels into the world of technology. Canadian Theatre Review, (131), 49-52. Hill, Valerie, and Hyuk-Jin Lee. 2009. Libraries and immersive learning environments unite in second life. Library Hi Tech 27, (3): 338-56. Mon, Lorri. 2009. Questions and Answers in a Virtual World: Educators and librarians as information providers in Second Life. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research 2 (1) Sylaiou, S., Karoulis, A. Stravropoulos, Y., and Parias, P. (2008) Presence-centered assessment of virtual museums’ technologies. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 28(4), 55-61. Webber, Sheila and Diane Nahl. 2011. Sustaining Learning for LIS through use of a Virtual World. IFLA Journal (37)(1): 5-15. Photos from creative commons or flickr commons . http://www.celesteh.com/pics/June06/June06-Thumbnails/27.jpg http://www.celesteh.com/pics/June06/June06-Pages/Image17.html http://baltimore.shownbyphotos.com/20070309-baltimore-picture-0101-800.jpg-large.html The Waters Museum in the heart of Mount Vernon http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/493753 The Old Library and Gallery on Union Street- Great Britain http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-45435603 http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-3253768371 http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3560/3332644561_c9d5041d02.jpg http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-3903808739 http://creativecommons.org/tag/public-domain/page/2 http://www.fotopedia.com/items/flickr-5958585066 This is the NASA Visualization Explorer App, the coolest way to get stories about advanced space-based research delivered right to your iPad http://www.pro-website.info/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/the-future-of-computer1.jpg
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