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Discussion Genealogy in Virtual Worlds (join ACRL VWIG meeting) Oct 15

by Valerie Hill on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:19 pm

The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group October meeting will share a session open to anyone interested in genealogy -jointly sponsored by the American Library Assoc Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Interest Group.

Session Title: GENEALOGY IN VIRTUAL WORLDS

Where:  Community Virtual Library in Second Life (meeting space)
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/28/156/24

When:  SUN 10/15/2017 Noon - 1pm Pacific Time

The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group October meeting will share a session open to anyone interested in genealogy -jointly sponsored by the American Library Assoc Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Interest Group.

Session Title: GENEALOGY IN VIRTUAL WORLDS

Where:  Community Virtual Library in Second Life (meeting space)
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/28/156/24

When:  SUN 10/15/2017 Noon - 1pm Pacific Time

Presenter:  Kilandra Yeuxdoux

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Discussion Join ACRL July 16 Virtual Museums of Archaeology Tour

by Valerie Hill on Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 03:49 pm

The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group July 16th meeting will share a session open to anyone interested, jointly sponsored by the American Library Assoc Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Interest Group.

Session Title: MUSEUMS OF ARCHAEOLOGY

WHEN: July 16, 2017 Sunday at 12noon-1pm SLT
WHERE: Community Virtual Library Meeting Space

The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group July 16th meeting will share a session open to anyone interested, jointly sponsored by the American Library Assoc Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Interest Group.

Session Title: MUSEUMS OF ARCHAEOLOGY

WHEN: July 16, 2017 Sunday at 12noon-1pm SLT
WHERE: Community Virtual Library Meeting Space

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/26/140/24

 The session begins at the CVL meeting space at the main library in Second Life with a live tour to follow.

Presenter:  Severus Alexander

 

 

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Discussion CVL Metaverse Libraries TOUR of Cybalounge April 30th

by Valerie Hill on Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 05:40 pm

Cybalounge Library Tour

 

The Community Virtual Library invites you to a Metaverse Libraries tour of Cybalounge.

 

WHEN: Sunday April 30th 12noon SLT (Pacific Time)

 

WHERE:  https://cyba.world/location.html?locationid=800000004&dl=true 

Cybalounge is a web-based virtual world which requires no download.  Simply click on the link to enter Cybalounge.  Choose your avatar and name.

Discussion Presentation: The TARDIS and Team Collaboration: Using Slack to Manage Projects through Space and Time

by Valerie Hill on Sun, Apr 2, 2017 at 04:22 pm

Come learn about project management using #Slack.   The session is for librarians, educators, and those interested in collaborating through work flow with this online tool.

TITLE:  The TARDIS and Team Collaboration: Using Slack to Manage Projects through Space and Time

PRESENTER:  Halsted Bernard (Cygnoir Blanc in Second Life)

WHERE:  Community Virtual Library in Second Life 

Come learn about project management using #Slack.   The session is for librarians, educators, and those interested in collaborating through work flow with this online tool.

TITLE:  The TARDIS and Team Collaboration: Using Slack to Manage Projects through Space and Time

PRESENTER:  Halsted Bernard (Cygnoir Blanc in Second Life)

WHERE:  Community Virtual Library in Second Life 

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/26/140/24

 

WHEN:  Sunday April 23 NOON Pacific Time

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Discussion Digital Citizenship Exhibit in Second Life

by Valerie Hill on Mon, Feb 6, 2017 at 06:58 pm

A Digital Citizenship Exhibit will be on display in Second Life February -August 2017 sharing elements within the umbrella of global digital participatory culture, such as privacy, cybersecurity, respect for intellectual property, online ethics, evaluation of content, or the current buzzword (fake news).

Grand Opening of Exhibit

Monday February 20th 7pm SLT

 

Overview and Schedule

A Digital Citizenship Exhibit will be on display in Second Life February -August 2017 sharing elements within the umbrella of global digital participatory culture, such as privacy, cybersecurity, respect for intellectual property, online ethics, evaluation of content, or the current buzzword (fake news).

Grand Opening of Exhibit

Monday February 20th 7pm SLT

 

Overview and Schedule

Each exhibit participant will be given a time slot to share about digital citizenship at the Grand Opening on Monday February 20th at 7pm and on Saturday February 25th at 1pm (SLT).  These presentations are optional and can be in voice or text. The exhibit will run from February through August 2017.

 CVL Exhibit Area SLurl:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/31/182/24

 

Digital Citizenship Party

 Thursday March 23rd  6pm SLT

 Join us for a celebration of digital citizenship.  Network with other artists, educators, librarians, and friends through music, dance, and conversation.

 CVL Event Area SLurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/95/44/24

 

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Discussion Virtual World Monthly Book Discussions (FEB 22 Snow Crash)

by Valerie Hill on Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 03:20 pm

The Community Virtual Library in Second Life holds a virtual world book discussion monthly on the 4th Wednesday at 7pm Pacific Time.  

Where: Community Virtual Library Main Branch

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/101/93/27

February 22, 2017 (Wednesday) at 7pm 

Title:  Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

The Community Virtual Library in Second Life holds a virtual world book discussion monthly on the 4th Wednesday at 7pm Pacific Time.  

Where: Community Virtual Library Main Branch

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/101/93/27

February 22, 2017 (Wednesday) at 7pm 

Title:  Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

In 1992, Neal Stephenson coined the term "the Metaverse" and introduced readers to a virtual world similar to the virtual reality now entering mainstream use.  Come join the book discussion in a virtual world- whether or not you have read the book!

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Discussion Joint Meeting with ACRL VWIG: Virtual Meditation

by Valerie Hill on Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 03:20 pm

Come join the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group in a relaxing virtual meditation session led by Scott Anstadt in Second Life.  The health benefits of meditation will be illustrated through a beautiful simulation.

WHERE:  Community Virtual Library in Second Life

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/26/140/24

 

WHEN:  Sunday Feb 19th, 2017  at NOON Pacific Time

Discussion Tour Metaverse Libraries in Inworldz Dec 4th

by Valerie Hill on Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 09:37 pm

Join librarians for a tour of a virtual world library in Inworldz on Sun Dec 4th at NOON Pacific Time. Instructions for getting to the Inworldz Library can be found at the Community Virtual Library in Second Life or here:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_72dGLLcZXVWk5DbmptWkRfUHM/view?usp=sh...

 http://www.infoisland.org/news/inworldztourdec2withmetaverselibraries

 

 

 

Discussion Advocate Virtual World Librarianship

by Valerie Hill on Sun, Nov 6, 2016 at 04:24 pm

The American Library Association liaison, Tina Coleman (Kay Tairov in SL), would like to meet with the Community Virtual Library staff, volunteers, librarians, and friends of libraries to discuss ways to market and advocate for virtual world librarianship.  Any input and suggestions for collaborating and recruiting new librarians will be greatly appreciated.
 

The American Library Association liaison, Tina Coleman (Kay Tairov in SL), would like to meet with the Community Virtual Library staff, volunteers, librarians, and friends of libraries to discuss ways to market and advocate for virtual world librarianship.  Any input and suggestions for collaborating and recruiting new librarians will be greatly appreciated.
 
The Community Virtual Library has two ALA groups:  The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group and the ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Initiative Group.  Both groups are active in providing programs for librarians, educators, and anyone interested in virtual worlds for high quality resources and connecting communities.
 
You are invited to join this session with Tina to plan for the future!
 
WHEN:  Sunday, Nov. 13th at noon SLT
 
WHERE:  Community Virtual Library Auditorium  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/26/140/24
 
Hope to see you there!

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Discussion Advocate Virtual World Librarianship

by Valerie Hill on Sun, Nov 6, 2016 at 04:24 pm

The American Library Association liaison, Tina Coleman (Kay Tairov in SL), would like to meet with the Community Virtual Library staff, volunteers, librarians, and friends of libraries to discuss ways to market and advocate for virtual world librarianship.  Any input and suggestions for collaborating and recruiting new librarians will be greatly appreciated.
 

The American Library Association liaison, Tina Coleman (Kay Tairov in SL), would like to meet with the Community Virtual Library staff, volunteers, librarians, and friends of libraries to discuss ways to market and advocate for virtual world librarianship.  Any input and suggestions for collaborating and recruiting new librarians will be greatly appreciated.
 
The Community Virtual Library has two ALA groups:  The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group and the ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Initiative Group.  Both groups are active in providing programs for librarians, educators, and anyone interested in virtual worlds for high quality resources and connecting communities.
 
You are invited to join this session with Tina to plan for the future!
 
WHEN:  Sunday, Nov. 13th at noon SLT
 
WHERE:  Community Virtual Library Auditorium  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/26/140/24
 
Hope to see you there!

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