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Esther Grassian's picture

Pinterest Basics for Librarians

Sunday, August 18, 2013
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, US/Pacific

Free Program: Pinterest Basics for Librarians + ACRL VWIG & ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries meetings

You're invited to attend joint ACRL VWIG/ALA VW group meetings & program in the 3D virtual world of Second Life :

    Sunday, August 18, 2013, 12 noon - 1:30 pm SLT (Pacific Time)
    SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Imagination%20Island/99/188/25
    (Basic Second Life accounts are free: secondlife.com)

Meeting times:
    12-12:15 pm SLT - ACRL VWIG
    1:15-1:30 pm - ALA VW group

Program Title: "Pinterest Basics for Librarians"
        What is it?
        Why would you use it?
        How does it work?
Presenter: Alexandria Knight (Esther Grassian)
Date: Sunday, August 18, 2013
Time: 12:15-1:15 pm SLT     

Johnnieque Love (non-member)'s picture

I am concerned that this is being held on a Sunday. I know that we do things on a Sunday at conference but this is a learning opportunity sponsored by our Professional organization that says you do not respect my religious rights.



Gifts-In-Kind Librarian
Collection Management &

Special Collections

RM 7101 McKeldin Library  

University of Maryland Libraries


From: ALA Connect [connect@ala.org]

Sent: Monday, August 12, 2013 12:55 AM

To: Johnnieque B. Love

Subject: [ALA Connect] Pinterest Basics for Librarians (new) - ACRL Communities of Practice Assembly (Association of College and Research Libraries)

Greetings to all AFAS Members!

    We are looking forward to a very busy year of planning for the future. If you would like to join us as a volunteer please contact me at: jlove1@umd.edu



Esther Grassian's picture

Dear Ms. Love,

    Thank you for your comment. I'm glad you asked about the date for the program. Actually, the ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest Group (VWIG) has been meeting and holding programs on Sundays for several years. We certainly do not mean to show disrespect for anyone's religious beliefs by doing so, however. So, I would be happy to arrange to hold a second 1-hour session in Second Life of my Pinterest Basics for Librarians program, at a mutually convenient day and time. Please email me at estherg@ucla.edu to let me know when would be the best days and times for you to attend. I am on Pacific Time. If others reading this response are interested, it would be fine for them to join as well. So, anyone interested in a second session of Pinterest Basics for Librarians, please email me with your preferred dates and times, and be sure to specify which time zone you're in. Oh, I should add that following the first program, I'll also be mounting my slide show, script and bibliography for anyone interested to have. I'll post a message about that and the date and time for a second session here. Thank you!



Esther Grassian, MLS
Information Literacy Consultant & Lecturer
Retired (Formerly, UCLA College Library)