School Librarians Get a Second Life: You Can Too!. Lisa Perez & Christie Thomas Chicago Public Schools Dept of Libraries. Library Organizations in Second Life. Types of Library in RL: Public Libraries – Cleveland Public Library.
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Lisa Perez & Christie Thomas
Chicago Public Schools Dept of Libraries
ALA Virtual Worlds & Communities Member Interest Group
Banned Book Week
Alliance Virtual Library
SL Library Leader
ISTE Headquarters – ISTE has four sims in SL
Weekly speakers and networking events
Will Richardson, 4/09
Doug Johnson – Wed, Sept 9 @ 8pm ET – “Are You a Format Bigot?”
Alan November – Wed, Oct 14 @ 8pm ET
Pam Berger – November
Watch the SIGMS communication channels for updated information
Search “Places” tab to find locations to visit.
Teleport to the selected location.
Create a landmark if you would like to return.
Authors Jack Gantos & Chris Crutcher
Insufficient hardware requirements
Keeping labs with current software
Issues in creating accounts
Currently only for 13-17 on Teen Grid
Teachers need background checks
“By the end of 2011, 80 percent of active Internet users (and Fortune 500 Enterprises) will have a “second life”, but not necessarily in Second Life, according to Gartner, Inc.”
Reference services evolve
Archival of Second Life
In-world web searches
More in-world training, events, and displays
Multiple virtual universes with transport between them and accessed via search engines
Lisa Perez (AV: Elaine Tulip)
Christie Thomas (AV: Corinne Fleury)