Libraries, Museums, and Immersive Learning

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  • 1. Libraries, Museumsand Immersive Learning Dr. Valerie Hill LISD & Texas Woman’s University
  • 2. The digital revolution is changing libraries and museums.
  • 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. Virtual Texas: A Library Exhibit and Museum
  • 5. Touring the Texas Capitol
  • 6. Virtual Tornado: a Library Exhibit & Simulation
  • 7. Teleport to a LIVE simulation withrescue workers, vehicles, and victims.
  • 8. Maya Island Exhibit & ToursCVL Exhibition Area January-March 2012
  • 9. Astronomy in Ancient Civilizations
  • 10. A Library Exhibit and Simulation on displaythrough Summer 2012.
  • 11. Tours for Summer in Berlin 2012 July 14th 1pm and August 5th 1pm Valibrarian on Youtube
  • 12. Machinima Archives by Valibrarian
  • 13. University of Washington iSchool Certificate in Virtual Worlds
  • 14. Federal Consortium of Virtual Worlds
  • 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 . The Waters Museum in the heart of Mount Vernon The Old Library and Gallery on Union Street- Great Britain This is the NASA Visualization Explorer App, the coolest way to get stories about advanced space-based research delivered right to your iPad