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1. Second Life: Virtual Libraries in a Virtual World NEFLIN Workshop – August 28, 2007 Meg Kribble aka Anne Idler Reference Librarian Nova Southeastern University Law…
  • 1. Second Life: Virtual Libraries in a Virtual World NEFLIN Workshop – August 28, 2007 Meg Kribble aka Anne Idler Reference Librarian Nova Southeastern University Law Library & Technology Center
  • 2. M ulti- U ser V irtual E nvironment
  • 3. No Rules!
  • 4. “ The only limit is your imagination!”
  • 5. Why NOT to be in Second Life <ul><li>“ It’s where the users are.” </li></ul><ul><li>Toyota, IBM, Adidas, etc. are there. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s Library 2.0! </li></ul><ul><li>It increases access. </li></ul><ul><li>It doesn’t take much time or skill... </li></ul><ul><li>from Kathryn Greenhill, “Six Very Bad Reasons to Have a Library Branch in Second Life,” Librarians Matter available at http://tinyurl.com/2f5895. </li></ul>
  • 6. Why? New Frontier
  • 7. Why? Experience a New Interface
  • 8. Why? Learn New Skills
  • 9. Why? Integration with LMS
  • 10. Why? Distance Education and events
  • 11. Why? Relate to Gamers
  • 12. Why? Global Networking <ul><li>Second Life groups for libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians of Second Life: </li></ul><ul><li>500+ members </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life Library 2.0 (friends group): </li></ul><ul><li>1100+ members </li></ul><ul><li>As of June 1, 2007 </li></ul>
  • 13. Why? Global Networking
  • 14. Library Club TX950
  • 15. Why? Collaboration
  • 16. Why? Show Off Special Collections
  • 17. <ul><li>“ There was a day when I looked forward to my browser not taking several minutes to load. . . . </li></ul><ul><li>We're not World of Warcraft. </li></ul><ul><li>We're not structured like any game. </li></ul><ul><li>Second Life is a 3-D version </li></ul><ul><li>of your browser in 1993.” </li></ul><ul><li>--Jean Miller </li></ul><ul><li>Community Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Linden Lab </li></ul>
  • 18. Obstacles – Computer Specs
  • 19. Obstacles – Grid Downtime
  • 20. Obstacles – Learning Curve
  • 21. Obstacles – “Sleaze Factor”
  • 22. Obstacles – Glitches/Lag
  • 23. Obstacle: Griefing <ul><li>Antidotes: </li></ul><ul><li>Sit down--anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Teleport away </li></ul><ul><li>Log out </li></ul>
  • 24. Obstacle: Unnecessary Simulation of Real Life
  • 25. Obstacle: Where is Everyone?
  • 26. Obstacles – Finding the Good Stuff
  • 27. Getting Started – Logging In
  • 28. Orientation Island – Welcome!
  • 29. Orientation Island – Appearance
  • 30. Evolution of an Avatar
  • 31. Orientation Island - Communication
  • 32. Orientation Island – Move
  • 33. Orientation Island – Search
  • 34. Learning More – Help Island
  • 35. Campus Second Life Sandbox
  • 36. Second Life - Where to next?
  • 37. Second Life Sims – Bedrock
  • 38. Second Life Sims – Roma
  • 39. Second Life Sims - Renaissance Island
  • 40. Second Life Sims – Caledon
  • 41. Second Life Sims - Starfleet
  • 42. Go
  • 43. Groups
  • 44. Profile
  • 45. Appearance
  • 46. Take Off
  • 47. Gestures
  • 48. Friends
  • 49. Avatar Interface 1
  • 50. Avatar Interface 2
  • 51. Object Interface 1
  • 52. Object Interface 2
  • 53. Object Interface 3
  • 54. Don’t Like the Time of Day?
  • 55. Second Life - The Info Archipelago <ul><li>Alliance Library System Islands: </li></ul><ul><li>Info Island </li></ul><ul><li>Info Island 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Health Info Island </li></ul><ul><li>Cybrary City </li></ul><ul><li>Cybrary City 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Eduisland </li></ul><ul><li>Eduisland 2 </li></ul><ul><li>ALA/Arts Island </li></ul><ul><li>Imagination Island </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Rachelville and Vendor Village) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Renaissance Island </li></ul><ul><li>Eye4YouAlliance Island </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Teen Grid) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connected Islands: </li></ul><ul><li>Commonwealth 1-4 </li></ul><ul><li>Echoditto </li></ul><ul><li>Info Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>The Newseum </li></ul><ul><li>Info Island DK </li></ul><ul><li>Ed Tech </li></ul><ul><li>SJSU SLIS </li></ul><ul><li>Mohawk College </li></ul><ul><li>UPMC </li></ul><ul><li>Canada Institute for Scientific & Technical Information </li></ul><ul><li>EduServ </li></ul><ul><li>As of March 20, 2007 </li></ul>
  • 56. Second Life - The Info Archipelago
  • 57. Cybrary City 1 & 2 Libraries <ul><li>Art Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Canada Nexus </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago Public Schools </li></ul><ul><li>Claremont College Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>Find It Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Institute of Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Glenview, IL Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>IBM Library </li></ul><ul><li>Johnson and Wales University LIS Department </li></ul><ul><li>Library and Archives Canada </li></ul><ul><li>McMaster University </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan Library Consortium </li></ul><ul><li>Murdoch University Library, Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Nebraska Library Commission </li></ul><ul><li>NSU Law Library </li></ul><ul><li>Reader's Garden </li></ul><ul><li>Sloodle Development Center </li></ul><ul><li>South Carolina State Library </li></ul><ul><li>Special Librarians in Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Stanford Science and Engineering Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>State Library of Kansas </li></ul><ul><li>Teen Educators in Second Life </li></ul><ul><li>Topeka Shawnee County Public Library </li></ul><ul><li>TX950 Library Club </li></ul><ul><li>UCLA </li></ul><ul><li>University College Dublin </li></ul><ul><li>University of Illinois </li></ul><ul><li>University of Montevallo Carmichael Library </li></ul><ul><li>University of North Carolina SLIS </li></ul><ul><li>University of Plymouth </li></ul><ul><li>University of South Florida </li></ul><ul><li>As of May 7, 2007 </li></ul>
  • 58. Cybrary City Libraries
  • 59. What Do I Do Next if I’m Interested in… <ul><li>Volunteering on Info Island? IM Willow Kindley </li></ul><ul><li>Teen Grid? IM BlueWings Hayek </li></ul><ul><li>Finding a Cybrary City plot? IM Lorelei Junot </li></ul><ul><li>Building? Visit the Ivory Tower of Primitives and search for free classes </li></ul><ul><li>Networking? Next Librarians of SL party is Friday Aug 31 at 9pm – toga party! </li></ul><ul><li>Other Questions? IM Anne Idler </li></ul><ul><li>or email kribblem@nsu.law.nova.edu </li></ul>
  • 60. The End
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