Daily Archives: January 12, 2008

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Second Life Research

This semester I am working with a student at The College of St. Catherine (Dominican has partnered with the school for a few years) on an independent study examining the information needs and information-seeking behaviors of Second Life Users. Check it out: http://librariandreamer.wordpress.com/  I constructed this research project because I desperately want to know more about people who use virtual worlds. Knowing more about the users can help librarians who are experimenting with how to provide library services and information there. Virtual worlds present a unique opportunity for librarians to creatively apply the mandate they have to serve user communities. […]