Session Title

Re-imaging Libraries: Developing a Virtual World Presence

Description

At a time when libraries are becoming less a warehouse of books and more service oriented, many libraries have developed a presence in the relatively new area of virtual worlds. This session will review the presence of libraries in the virtual world Second Life while discussing how to establish such a presence. Topics will range from obtaining a location, purchasing/building/modifying library materials, connecting to real world libraries, in-world collections/exhibits, and more.

Start Date

17-3-2010 2:30 PM

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Mar 17th, 2:30 PM

Re-imaging Libraries: Developing a Virtual World Presence

At a time when libraries are becoming less a warehouse of books and more service oriented, many libraries have developed a presence in the relatively new area of virtual worlds. This session will review the presence of libraries in the virtual world Second Life while discussing how to establish such a presence. Topics will range from obtaining a location, purchasing/building/modifying library materials, connecting to real world libraries, in-world collections/exhibits, and more.