Virtual World Librarian Course T Thompson 29 Apr 2009 14:10 UTC
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Virtual World Librarianship Continuing Education Course
What is it like to work as a librarian in the virtual world of Second Life
(SL)? What skills and knowledge are needed? What resources are available?
This is a hands-on course that will introduce you to providing reference
services and building collections and exhibits in Second Life, to planning
programs and events, and to the skills needed for the 21st century librarian
in a virtual world.
Week One: Introduction to Course and Reference in SL Week Two: Collections,
Resources, and Exhibits in SL Week Three: Management and Programs in SL Week
Four: Skills for 21st Century Librarians in Virtual Worlds
Instructors: S. Thompson (Hypatia Dejavu), Rhonda Trueman (Abbey Zenith),
Bill Sowers (Rocky Vallejo), and JJ Jacobson (JJ Drinkwater)
Audience: Open to anyone interested in learning more about libraries and
other information resources and services in Second Life. Students should
feel comfortable in Second Life.
Dates and times: Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28 (with an optional party on
June 4) from 5:00 - 7:00 pm SL (US Pacific) time
Location: Info Island, Second Life
For additional information and to register:
New Mexico State University Library
MSC 3475 P.O. Box 30006
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8006