Second Life  Virtual Reference:
      Are We There Yet?
             AALL Annual Meeting 2008, Session G-5

            Me...
What is Second Life?
Like games, but different
Interact with avatars
IM-style chat or voice option
Photo by wiccked on Flickr
http://flickr.com/photos/wiccked/88501680/
No!
Unnecessary layers
Patrons not there
Patrons not there
Computer and software
   requirements
Learning curve
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?
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Second Life and Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet?

  1. 1. Second Life Virtual Reference: Are We There Yet? AALL Annual Meeting 2008, Session G-5 Meg Kribble - kribblem@nsu.law.nova.edu Emerging Technologies, Reference, Instructional Services Librarian Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
  2. 2. What is Second Life?
  3. 3. Like games, but different
  4. 4. Interact with avatars
  5. 5. IM-style chat or voice option
  6. 6. Photo by wiccked on Flickr http://flickr.com/photos/wiccked/88501680/
  7. 7. No!
  8. 8. Unnecessary layers
  9. 9. Patrons not there
  10. 10. Patrons not there
  11. 11. Computer and software requirements
  12. 12. Learning curve

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