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Discussion GENEALOGY IN VIRTUAL WORLDS 10/15/2017 noon PacTime

by Valerie Hill on Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:18 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

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:  Sunday, Oct 15th, 2017 Noon - 1pm Pacific Time

Presenter:  Kilandra Yeuxdoux

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Event Cybalounge Library Tour

by Valerie Hill on Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 03:51 pm

Visit a web-based virtual world with NO learning curve!

 
Cybalounge Library Tour

Sponsored by the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group
 
The Community Virtual Library invites you to a Metaverse Libraries tour of Cybalounge.  Visit the Metaverse School and the Community Virtual Library.
 

Visit a web-based virtual world with NO learning curve!

 
Cybalounge Library Tour

Sponsored by the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group
 
The Community Virtual Library invites you to a Metaverse Libraries tour of Cybalounge.  Visit the Metaverse School and the Community Virtual Library.
 

WHEN: Sunday Sept 17, 2017 at 12noon SLT (Pacific Time)
 
WHERE:  Copy and paste the following URL:
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.
 
Questions?  Meet at CVL meeting space  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/25/153/24

Someone will be inworld to help.
 
Here is a video interview with Selby Evans:  https://youtu.be/UHwLbbxScL0

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Discussion AUG Meeting: Artificial Intelligence as Future Digital Citizens

by Valerie Hill on Sat, Jul 8, 2017 at 10:42 pm

ACRL Virtual World Interest Group
 
 
MEETING August 20th, 2017
NOON SLT
 
TOPIC:  AI as Future Digital Citizens
 
Blurb:  Starlight Darkmatter from the Second Life Bar Association returns to share information about the rights and responsibilities of avatars.
Come interact with AI robot, Plutchik.
 
Join the Association of College and Research Librarians for this thought- provoking session.
 
Meet at: The Community Virtual Library Meeting Space in Second Life

ACRL Virtual World Interest Group
 
 
MEETING August 20th, 2017
NOON SLT
 
TOPIC:  AI as Future Digital Citizens
 
Blurb:  Starlight Darkmatter from the Second Life Bar Association returns to share information about the rights and responsibilities of avatars.
Come interact with AI robot, Plutchik.
 
Join the Association of College and Research Librarians for this thought- provoking session.
 
Meet at: The Community Virtual Library Meeting Space in Second Life

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

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Event July 16 ACRL VWIG Meeting: Museums of Archaeology

by Valerie Hill on Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 03:50 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

Speaker:  Severus Alexander

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

Speaker:  Severus Alexander

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 will begin at the CVL meeting space with a live tour to follow.

 

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Event Vision of Virtual World Librarianship May 21

by Valerie Hill on Sun, May 7, 2017 at 04:10 pm

The May ACRL Virtual World Interest Group monthly meeting will share the progress of the Community Virtual Library in Second Life as new worlds are explored alongside a partnership with New Media Arts, Inc.  The vision includes an online searchable database of "communities as resources" in virtual spaces.

The May ACRL Virtual World Interest Group monthly meeting will share the progress of the Community Virtual Library in Second Life as new worlds are explored alongside a partnership with New Media Arts, Inc.  The vision includes an online searchable database of "communities as resources" in virtual spaces.

Community Virtual Library Meeting Space
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/26/140/24

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Discussion April 9th Session Topic: Avatars and Artificial Intelligence

by Valerie Hill on Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 10:05 pm

Join the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group for a discussion about the future of digital citizenship.  Our speaker will address the rights and responsibilities of avatars and AI.

Where:  Community Virtual Library Meeting Space

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

When: Sunday April 9th at noon Pacific Time

 

Join the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group for a discussion about the future of digital citizenship.  Our speaker will address the rights and responsibilities of avatars and AI.

Where:  Community Virtual Library Meeting Space

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

When: Sunday April 9th at noon Pacific Time

 

Target audience: Librarians, educators, and digital citizens (anyone interested)

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Discussion Digital Citizenship Exhibit Tour Mar 18th

by Valerie Hill on Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 08:32 pm

Join the Community Virtual  Library for the opening of the upper deck of a virtual Digital Citizenship Exhibit.  The presentations share wide perspectives of the topic which is becoming essential for all age groups in digital culture.

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

WHEN 1pm Pacific Time/ 3pm Central

Event ACRL Speaker Laura Solomon Sun 3/19 noon PT

by Valerie Hill on Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 03:44 pm

ACRL Virtual World Interest Group

MEETING March 19th, 2017
NOON SLT

TOPIC: Beyond Basic Social Media: Moving Towards Content Marketing

Blurb: Come hear social media expert, Laura Solomon, share tips about using digital tools to promote content in new ways. Laura's books include "The Librarian's Nitty Gritty Guide to Content Marketing".

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

ACRL Virtual World Interest Group

MEETING March 19th, 2017
NOON SLT

TOPIC: Beyond Basic Social Media: Moving Towards Content Marketing

Blurb: Come hear social media expert, Laura Solomon, share tips about using digital tools to promote content in new ways. Laura's books include "The Librarian's Nitty Gritty Guide to Content Marketing".

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

https://www.amazon.com/Librarians-Nitty-Gritty-Content-Marketing/dp/0838...

 

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Event Virtual World Meditation (ACRL VWIG Meeting)

by Valerie Hill on Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 03:17 pm

The ACRL Virtual World Interest Group invites you to come relax and view a beautiful meditation simulation at our monthly meeting.  Ewan Bonham (Professor Scott Anstadt) will lead a meditation session and share on the topic of meditation (for health benefits).

WHERE: Community Virtual Library in Second Life

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/35/139/24

WHEN:  Sunday February 19, 2017 at NOON Pacific Time

 

 

Discussion Jan 15th ACRL VWIG Meeting: Future of Librarians in Virtual Worlds

by Valerie Hill on Sun, Jan 8, 2017 at 03:21 pm

ACRL Virtual World Interest Group

MEETING January 15th, 2017
NOON SLT

TOPIC: Future of Librarians in Virtual Worlds

Faciliators: Dr. Valerie Hill (Valibrarian) and Dr. Marie Vans (amvans lapis)

Librarians have been using virtual worlds for over a decade and are still exploring! Come discuss future possibilities for librarians and educators and the imperative need for connecting communities as "resources".

ACRL Virtual World Interest Group

MEETING January 15th, 2017
NOON SLT

TOPIC: Future of Librarians in Virtual Worlds

Faciliators: Dr. Valerie Hill (Valibrarian) and Dr. Marie Vans (amvans lapis)

Librarians have been using virtual worlds for over a decade and are still exploring! Come discuss future possibilities for librarians and educators and the imperative need for connecting communities as "resources".

Metaverse Libraries is a consortium of libraries in virtual worlds - with the Community Virtual Library in Second Life serving as the main branch.
All are welcome to attend.

Location:  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/34/153/24

 

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To provide information and activities for ACRL members and to recruit new ACRL members through virtual worlds like Second Life; to manage the ACRL presence in Second Life; to participate and support the activities of ACRL in virtual worlds on an ongoing basis; to hold meetings within these virtual environments at ALA and ACRL conferences to share information and provide professional networking opportunities.

 

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