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| View | Upload your own This was the independent study I supervised last spring. I am very impressed with Margaret’s work and found the final presentation in Second Life to be engaging and thought-provoking. Check it out. From her blog: http://librariandreamer.wordpress.com/ My Second Life research project concluded with an […]

Talking, Looking, Flying, Searching: A research report on information seeking ...

    Introduction: Me., originally uploaded by Timothy Greig. http://timothygreig.com/archives/131 Timothy Grieg, who I’ve followed for a while as he worked on his Masters project, writes: Today I collaborated (virtually and in person) with three other Second Life educators to present a session on Libraries and Second Life at theTELSIG […]

Virtual world libraries : Challenges & Strategies

Via John Kirriemuir http://www.silversprite.com/?p=540 Academics who have successfully developed in SL report that their host institution and technical services are largely supportive, though with the latter there are often problems with firewalls, PC capability and enabling voice functionality. Academics report varied reactions to SL from colleagues, ranging from interest and curiosity […]

Spring 2008 “snapshot” of Second Life use in UK HE/FE

John Kirriemuir writes: http://www.silversprite.com/?p=537 The latest snapshot report on UK Higher and Further Education developments in Second Life is nearing completion; the report should be out in a few weeks. Here’s the responses to one particular question, from academics who have been developing and/or using SL in their work. • Generally a gimmick, though […]

Second Life Snapshot

Patricia Uttaro, Assistant Director, System Services at the Monroe County Library System in New York, writes: I’ve been meaning to write to you for awhile to fill you in on activities in the Monroe County Library System since your visit here in 2006.  The system now has an Emerging Technology Committee that just […]

TTW Mailbox: Emerging Technology Committee at Monroe County Library System

Anthony Andros wrote this paper for LIS701 at Dominican in Fall 2006. He agreed to post an shorter version here.  Library 2.0: Pandemic or Panacea? An Exploration of Old Wine in a New Bottle by: Anthony Andros T.S. Eliot said that, “Television…is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of […]

Guest Post: Library 2.0: Pandemic or Panacea? by Anthony Andros

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 […]

Second Life Research

Warlick: http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/2007/04/17/first-impressions-of-second-life/ I visited again this morning, and am sure that there are buildings there that weren’t there yesterday — big ones. I must admit a real sense of space there, and I’ve already made some friends, most of whom I have no idea who they are in RL (that’s […]

David Warlick & Will Richardson Explore Second Life

Fascinating take on Second Life, health libraries and a look at some intiatives within SL for healthcare training. http://www.slideshare.net/digicmb/second-life-libraries/ I appreciate the fact sites like slideshare allow us to get to content like this so easily and image sets, such as http://www.flickr.com/photos/cambodia4kidsorg/sets/72157594399807060/ – Communities of Practice in SL – allow […]

Presentation on Second Life – Chasing those Users EVERYWHERE!