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Event ACRL VWIG shares MAKING DISCOVERIES WITH SL CREATIVE PROCESSES

by Valerie Hill on Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 03:50 pm

For the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group meeting on April 15th, a collaborative event will take place.

Landmark in the virtual world of Second Life:

 http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Inspiration%20Island/42/117/23 ​

For the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group meeting on April 15th, a collaborative event will take place.

Landmark in the virtual world of Second Life:

 http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Inspiration%20Island/42/117/23 ​

April is National Poetry Month.  On April 15th, at NOON SLT, 
ISTE (International Society for Technological Education) will sponsor a unique collaborative session!! 
ACRL_VWIG (Assoc. of College & Research Libraries:Virtual World Interest Group and CVL (Community Virtual Library) present:
      
            *MAKING DISCOVERIES WITH SL CREATIVE PROCESSES*
           hosted by Marly Milena of OCTAGON: Creative Exploration
 
Musicians, Artists and Poets will take turns improvising, inspired by each other's creations.  .  If there's time, the audience can participate with the spoken word and a simple group build. Here is a video of an earlier IMPROV: 
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qdU4kNGvVw
 
We plan on making a video of this event to be shared at a presentation on June 25th at the ISTE Conference in Chicago.  If you don't want to be in the video, you can be edited out.  

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Event Genealogy Presentation March 18th

by Valerie Hill on Sat, Mar 3, 2018 at 02:41 pm

TITLE: FOSTERING GENEALOGY LITERACY THROUGH VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT

 

Where: Community Virtual Library (Meeting space in Selby Park)
https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cookie/100/107/21

When: NOON Pacific Time Sunday Feb 18th

Presenter: Cheri Daniels / Sifriya Devin in SL
https://www.linkedin.com/in/cheridaniels/

TITLE: FOSTERING GENEALOGY LITERACY THROUGH VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENT

 

Where: Community Virtual Library (Meeting space in Selby Park)
https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cookie/100/107/21

When: NOON Pacific Time Sunday Feb 18th

Presenter: Cheri Daniels / Sifriya Devin in SL
https://www.linkedin.com/in/cheridaniels/

The ACRL Virtual World Interest is open to all interested and meets in the virtual world of Second Life.  Join librarian/historian Cheri Daniels to hear about research in genealogy using virtual worlds.

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Event Cybersecurity Presentation Feb 18th

by Valerie Hill on Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 09:00 am

All are welcome to join the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group session on elements of cybersecurity which impact all fields and individuals in today's ever changing world of technology and digital culture.

TOPIC:  Cybersecurity

Presented by Erik Moore

WHEN: ACRL VWIG Meeting Feb. 18, 2018  at noon Pacific Time

WHERE: Meeting Place in Library Land (Selby Park) http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cookie/100/107/21

Event Cybersecurity Presentation Feb 18th

by Valerie Hill on Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 09:00 am

All are welcome to join the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group session on elements of cybersecurity which impact all fields and individuals in today's ever changing world of technology and digital culture.

TOPIC:  Cybersecurity

Presented by Erik Moore

WHEN: ACRL VWIG Meeting Feb. 18, 2018  at noon Pacific Time

WHERE: Meeting Place in Library Land (Selby Park) http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cookie/100/107/21

Discussion AI and the Future of Libraries in Virtual Worlds (Presentation Archives)

by Valerie Hill on Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 07:25 pm

Two presentations were shared in 2017 by Shannon Bohle on the topic of Artificial Intelligence, Avatars and Future Digital Citizens.

On April 19, 2017 the topic was Avatars and Artificial Intelligence.  AI robot, Plutchik, interacted with the ACRL members in attendance in the virtual world of Second Life.

Two presentations were shared in 2017 by Shannon Bohle on the topic of Artificial Intelligence, Avatars and Future Digital Citizens.

On April 19, 2017 the topic was Avatars and Artificial Intelligence.  AI robot, Plutchik, interacted with the ACRL members in attendance in the virtual world of Second Life.

Returning on August 20th, 2017, Plutchik returned to share information about the future of digital citizenship as part of the Community Virtual Libraries Digital Citizenship Exhibit.  The exhibit closed at the end August and is being built as a Digital Citizenship Museum in the virtual world of Kitely.

Slides from the presentations can be accessed below. The image file shows the presenter at the podium and Plutchik (bot) is standing to the side at the left.

Participants asked numerous questions of Plutchik and were given appropriate answers.

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Discussion Community Virtual Library Grand Opening in Library Land Jan 21 NOON meeting

by Valerie Hill on Fri, Dec 29, 2017 at 03:30 pm

The Community Virtual Library (CVL) has moved!  A project of New Media Arts, Inc, CVL hosts the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group monthly presentation/meeting and shares information through a virtual world space.

Come tour the new location at the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group Meeting. Learn about libraries in virtual worlds as we look to the future of librarianship.

WHEN: ACRL VWIG Meeting Jan 21, 2018  at noon Pacific Time

The Community Virtual Library (CVL) has moved!  A project of New Media Arts, Inc, CVL hosts the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group monthly presentation/meeting and shares information through a virtual world space.

Come tour the new location at the ACRL Virtual World Interest Group Meeting. Learn about libraries in virtual worlds as we look to the future of librarianship.

WHEN: ACRL VWIG Meeting Jan 21, 2018  at noon Pacific Time

WHERE: Meeting Place in Library Land (Selby Park) http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cookie/100/107/21

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Event Dickens Resource Center & Virtual Library Tour DEC 3

by Valerie Hill on Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 01:03 pm

The Community Virtual Library has built a resource center, Dickens Library and "shoppe" in the virtual world of Second Life (collaborating with Seanchai Library's Dickens Project which has been held for five years).

Come take a live tour with us!  Victorian attire is suggested.

Meet at the CVL meeting space: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/26/140/24

WHEN:  Sunday December 3rd at 12noon Pacific Time

Event Presentation: Using Sim-on-a-Stick to create portable Virtual Libraries

by Valerie Hill on Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 10:00 am

Using Sim-on-a-Stick to create portable Virtual Libraries

Presented by:  Camie Rembrandt

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

 

WHEN: Nov 19, 2017 Sunday at 12noon-1pm SLT

WHERE: Community Virtual Library Meeting Space

Using Sim-on-a-Stick to create portable Virtual Libraries

Presented by:  Camie Rembrandt

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

 

WHEN: Nov 19, 2017 Sunday at 12noon-1pm SLT

WHERE: Community Virtual Library Meeting Space

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

 

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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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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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