Workshop on Virtual Worlds:
Second Life & OpenSim
Open your Second Life Viewer 2 & login!
Accept your invitation to the UC Davis group in the IM &
notifications tab that is...
Ben’s Blog: Library Studios with links to Second Life
locations for Health Informatics workshop:
http://machinimalibrarian...
World Map available in Second Life Viewer
(World | World map) or on the web. Mini local map also available in SL viewer.
W...
arwaziad
Avatar names for VR, Simulation & Robotics
Avatar names for the class
Instructions upon logging in
Virtual Worlds: simulations and
research
Simulations & Research
Virtual Worlds
Second Life & the opensource
OpenSimulator (OpenSim)
Journal of Virtual World Research
Health & Healthcare (vol. 2, no. 2)
Wikipedia & Journal of Virtual
World Research
Persistent 3 Spaces
Over 22 million accounts (1
million in 2007)
Simulating an area 2069.30 km2
=8 times the size of San
Francisco
www.gridsurvey.com
www.gridsurvey.com
US$ 1,398,663.00
Transactions in the past 24 hours
31,575 Regions!!
LSL script wiki
C++ application on Linux OS / LSL
& C# scripting on Mono
Server Architecture, 2009
Opensource viewer
OpenSimulator
Gartner Hype Cycle 1987 - 2012
Second Life public grid and
enterprise server in a box version
Host your own Opensimulator
www.opensimulator.org
OpenSim on a USB drive (run on
your own computer – not
networked)
Install OpenSim on a USB drive
Viewer & Server Stacks with
Simulators
Build your own Slurl at www.slurl.com
SLurl
The avatar will see you now –
24/7
Research in Virtual Worlds – see UC
Davis Institutional Review Board
IRB site at UC Davis
Collaboration across disciplines
& peer reviewed journal
literature
Education pre-
conference
www.slconvention.org
Education pre-conference, annual
Second Life Community Conference.
2010 – Web Beta & MESH import
from third party 3D programs or
Google 3D Warehouse (Collada -
.dae) files.
Getting into SL as guest using the
web beta (Safari browser or Firefox,
etc.)
Mesh file import on mesh beta
grid
Technologies Forward.. What’s
ahead?
HTML5 demo – Try out some of the new features
interactive browser support, video, 3D ...
MHI214 Class: The Internet & the future of
MHI214 Class, 2009- 2010 with
UC Davis Extension
Searching for Virtual Palomar West hospital in
Finding Virtual Palomar West
hospital in the SL viewer search
function
Building demo & rezzing 3D objects from
inventory
Building demo & rezzing 3D
objects from inventory
Real World Coffee Break
Ahhhhh! Health Sciences Libraries –
Where is the peer reviewed
literature?
Health Sciences Libraries
Where is the peer rev...
Health Sciences Libraries homepage
& All libraries home page
University Library
www.lib.ucdavis.eduHealth Sciences Librari...
VPN (virtual private network)
logon from off campus
VPN to login from off campus
(if in Citrix, open a new browser window ...
Logging in through the VPN –
Subject Guides (Computer Science &
Medicine, professional)
Choose Subject Guides: Computer Sc...
Using Medical Subject Headings
(MESH) in PubMed database
Choose PUBMED (National Library of Medicine) from the
Databases A...
Journal article by Peter Yellowlees,
MD: Using the gold UC-eLinks to
locate the article through the UC
Davis journal subsc...
User-computer interface subject heading
MESH (medical subject headings) shown: user-computer
interface nursing teaching pu...
Using Computer Science
database: IEEEXplore
Using IEEEXplore on Computer Science
Subject Guide
for articles on virtual wor...
Setting your Google Scholar
preferences to work with UC Davis
subscriptions and EndNote
Google Scholar Preferences (schola...
Using the UC Davis Harvest
catalog to locate 616 items!
Harvest Catalog search:
616 results for subject headings616 result...
Downloadable hyperlinked powerpoint available on
Slideshare.com
Watch the workshop's visual track on YouTube
Health Inform...
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Workshop on Virtual Worlds: Second Life & OpenSim (for Virtual Reality, Simulations & Robotics course, UC Davis)

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MHI class on Virtual Reality, Simulation & Robotics, Master's in Health Informatics Program, UC Davis with Alberto Odor, MD and the research of Peter Yellowlees MD.
Workshop by Bernadette Daly Swanson, MLIS / HVX Silverstar in the very beautiful Second Life.
Powerpoint Includes section on locating peer reviewed research on virtual worlds at UC Davis. Where's the Peer Reviewed Research?
Health Sciences Libraries, University of California, Davis (winter 2011).
Music: Benediction by Lynne Publishing (Revostock.com).
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  1. 1. Workshop on Virtual Worlds: Second Life & OpenSim
  2. 2. Open your Second Life Viewer 2 & login! Accept your invitation to the UC Davis group in the IM & notifications tab that is located at the lower right side of screen. You will also receive a landmark for the private Davis and Prophylaxis Islands (or use the links from the blog on next screen to reach the islands). Note: you can use this same username & password to log into the Second Life web site to set up account to purchase money or land or the paid account in order to lease land. Login & accept invitation
  3. 3. Ben’s Blog: Library Studios with links to Second Life locations for Health Informatics workshop: http://machinimalibrarians.blogspot.com Using SLurls from the web to reach the Second Life web based map server http://maps.secondlife.com Davis Island (private island). Clicking on the orange visit button launches the Second Life Viewer 2 on your computer. Second Life Quickstart Guide (help with the user interface. Use Slurls from Web or map server to reach Davis Island
  4. 4. World Map available in Second Life Viewer (World | World map) or on the web. Mini local map also available in SL viewer. World Map
  5. 5. arwaziad Avatar names for VR, Simulation & Robotics Avatar names for the class
  6. 6. Instructions upon logging in
  7. 7. Virtual Worlds: simulations and research Simulations & Research
  8. 8. Virtual Worlds Second Life & the opensource OpenSimulator (OpenSim)
  9. 9. Journal of Virtual World Research Health & Healthcare (vol. 2, no. 2) Wikipedia & Journal of Virtual World Research
  10. 10. Persistent 3 Spaces
  11. 11. Over 22 million accounts (1 million in 2007)
  12. 12. Simulating an area 2069.30 km2 =8 times the size of San Francisco
  13. 13. www.gridsurvey.com www.gridsurvey.com
  14. 14. US$ 1,398,663.00 Transactions in the past 24 hours
  15. 15. 31,575 Regions!!
  16. 16. LSL script wiki C++ application on Linux OS / LSL & C# scripting on Mono
  17. 17. Server Architecture, 2009
  18. 18. Opensource viewer
  19. 19. OpenSimulator
  20. 20. Gartner Hype Cycle 1987 - 2012
  21. 21. Second Life public grid and enterprise server in a box version
  22. 22. Host your own Opensimulator www.opensimulator.org
  23. 23. OpenSim on a USB drive (run on your own computer – not networked) Install OpenSim on a USB drive
  24. 24. Viewer & Server Stacks with Simulators
  25. 25. Build your own Slurl at www.slurl.com SLurl
  26. 26. The avatar will see you now – 24/7
  27. 27. Research in Virtual Worlds – see UC Davis Institutional Review Board IRB site at UC Davis
  28. 28. Collaboration across disciplines & peer reviewed journal literature
  29. 29. Education pre- conference www.slconvention.org Education pre-conference, annual Second Life Community Conference.
  30. 30. 2010 – Web Beta & MESH import from third party 3D programs or Google 3D Warehouse (Collada - .dae) files.
  31. 31. Getting into SL as guest using the web beta (Safari browser or Firefox, etc.)
  32. 32. Mesh file import on mesh beta grid
  33. 33. Technologies Forward.. What’s ahead? HTML5 demo – Try out some of the new features interactive browser support, video, 3D & data through APIs
  34. 34. MHI214 Class: The Internet & the future of MHI214 Class, 2009- 2010 with UC Davis Extension
  35. 35. Searching for Virtual Palomar West hospital in Finding Virtual Palomar West hospital in the SL viewer search function
  36. 36. Building demo & rezzing 3D objects from inventory Building demo & rezzing 3D objects from inventory
  37. 37. Real World Coffee Break
  38. 38. Ahhhhh! Health Sciences Libraries – Where is the peer reviewed literature? Health Sciences Libraries Where is the peer reviewed literature?
  39. 39. Health Sciences Libraries homepage & All libraries home page University Library www.lib.ucdavis.eduHealth Sciences Libraries www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/hsl
  40. 40. VPN (virtual private network) logon from off campus VPN to login from off campus (if in Citrix, open a new browser window for VPN)
  41. 41. Logging in through the VPN – Subject Guides (Computer Science & Medicine, professional) Choose Subject Guides: Computer Science or Medicine
  42. 42. Using Medical Subject Headings (MESH) in PubMed database Choose PUBMED (National Library of Medicine) from the Databases A-Z list or from the Health Sciences Library Search using MESH terms: User-Computer Interface Education, Nursing Schizophrenia, etc.
  43. 43. Journal article by Peter Yellowlees, MD: Using the gold UC-eLinks to locate the article through the UC Davis journal subscriptions Pubmed Abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18386971 UC-eLinks: UCeLinks (gold button top right side) to view UC Davis subscription to journal
  44. 44. User-computer interface subject heading MESH (medical subject headings) shown: user-computer interface nursing teaching public health
  45. 45. Using Computer Science database: IEEEXplore Using IEEEXplore on Computer Science Subject Guide for articles on virtual worlds Log into VPN if off campus Locate full results via IEEEXplore database full search results: first log into VPN if off campus find via Google Scholar (uc davis) Via Google Scholar
  46. 46. Setting your Google Scholar preferences to work with UC Davis subscriptions and EndNote Google Scholar Preferences (scholar preferences)
  47. 47. Using the UC Davis Harvest catalog to locate 616 items! Harvest Catalog search: 616 results for subject headings616 results for subject headings "shared virtual environments" OR "Second Life""shared virtual environments" OR "Second Life" OR "virtual reality"; Sorted by YearOR "virtual reality"; Sorted by Year
  48. 48. Downloadable hyperlinked powerpoint available on Slideshare.com Watch the workshop's visual track on YouTube Health Informatics website UC Davis Medical Center Hands-on Workshop for: Virtual Reality, Simulation & Robotics Course Alberto Odor, MD & research of Peter Yellowlees, MD , MLIS

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