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Discussion ACRL VWIG August Meeting

by Valerie Hill on Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 04:03 pm

8/23/2015 12-1:30pm SLT. joint session with ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries MIG: 

8/23/2015 12-1:30pm SLT. joint session with ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries MIG: 

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

Zoe Foodiboo & Steadman Kondor: Library Quilt Exchange

The Community Quilt Exchange Project is an initiative that aims to connect virtual world libraries and communities through collaborative creativity.  Zoe Foodiboo and Steadman Kondor will describe how the 1920s Berlin Project wove a virtual quilt together and will share their vision to reach out to other virtual communities to do the same.

 

Zoe Foodiboo is the Head Librarian of the 1920s Berlin's Offentliche Bibliothek (public library), serving a community that reenacts daily life in Weimar Germany.  In RL, she is a museum archivist based in Hawaii. 

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Event ACRL-VWIG July Meeting - 2015-07-28

by JJ Jacobson on Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 01:32 pm

July meeting: Virtual Worlds, an Educator’s View, with Lyr Lobo.

July meeting: Virtual Worlds, an Educator’s View, with Lyr Lobo.

Dr. Cynthia Calongne, aka Lyr Lobo, has taught in SL, and been an observer of the VW education scene, since 2005. As a researcher, educator, pioneer, author and futurist she is  passionate about games and simulations, education, authorship, virtual world education and socio-technical futuring. She has been a professor of Computer Science since 1996 and is a software engineer with 13 years of experience, specializing in creative thinking, game design, assessment, and a wicked sense of humor. One example of her multifacted approach to VW education is here http://tinyurl.com/LLExplEduVW

Joint session with ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries MIG

Meeting location, in the virtual world of Second Life: Community Virtual LIbrary Auditorium: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/26/140/24

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Event Virtual Worlds Interest Group Meeting

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

Brown Bag, mixed reality Meet & Greet, and discussion meeting of the ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest Group. Members will attend in person or online in the 3D Virtual World of Second Life. Guests and the merely curious are welcome.

Event Virtual Worlds Interest Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 02:44 pm

A planning and discussion meeting of the ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest Group. Members will attend in person or online in the 3D Virtual World of Second Life. Guests and the merely curious are welcome.

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Event ACRL-VWIG August Meeting - 2014-08-07

by JJ Jacobson on Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 06:46 pm

08/17/2014 12-1:30 pm SLT - joint session with ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries MIG

Program: Education in Virtual Worlds: Discussion & optional Living History participation

12-12:30 Orientation, Rocca Sorrentina OOC (Out of Character) Platform: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Westphalia/85/160/2801

08/17/2014 12-1:30 pm SLT - joint session with ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries MIG

Program: Education in Virtual Worlds: Discussion & optional Living History participation

12-12:30 Orientation, Rocca Sorrentina OOC (Out of Character) Platform: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Westphalia/85/160/2801

12-1 Tour of Rocca Sorrentina, meet at the Harbor: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Westphalia/56/192/25

1-1:30 Living History Participation: in-character discussion of theater, Coffee House:

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Westphalia/33/100/25

Here’s what we’ll discuss!

Make up from last month:  If you weren’t able to attend the performance, watch this video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_T0wkq43zY

A Bird in the Hand, an adaptation of the play :Sleepless in Sienna" written by Talia Fenix in 2003, performed in Second Life by the Commedia Dell'Arte Company, I Sorrentini.

Visit the Commedia dell’arte exhibit in Rocca Sorrentina: “Introducing La Commedia Dell'Arte”

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bay%20of%20Naples/128/128/2802

For those who want to know more: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/comm/hd_comm.htm

Visit the exhibit on Shakespeare vs formal/classical 18th c theater: “Embracing the Savage: Shakespeare in the 18th Century”

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Westphalia/129/162/2801

 

Dressing the part: information on period clothes and appointments

For participation in Living History activities in the Enlightenment-era world of Rocca Sorrentina:

There are many fine historical costumers in SL, and the shops in Rocca Sorrentina (Westphalia sim) and neighboring Duché de Coeur sims carry their designs.

 

For those less inclined towards shopping, the cheapest accurate Enlightenment costumes are the 100$L “Baroque” outfits from Arundelain Dumart on SL Marketplace:https://marketplace.secondlife.com/stores/19212

N.B. Arundel also makes Elizabethan & Victorian/Steampunk outfits - make sure to
choose something with “Baroque” in its name.

 

For those disinclined to purchase anything at all but wish to look the part, free 18th century clothing
may be obtained here:

ee 18th c clothing - Rocca Sorrentina (both men and women)

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Westphalia/106/178/2801

 

ee 18th c clothing - Parc de Sansouci  (both men and women)

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rajika/131/216/1988

(Note: This is directly below the landing point for the region.  You will have to use the stairs to get there)

 

Le Grenier du Chateau outlet store (men)

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Baekje/58/155/2496

(usethe teleport on the upper level in the back to get to the store outlet)

 

L’Optimiste (one women's free gown)

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Westphalia/57/101/25

 

Armoire Fashions (one women's free gown on the wall above the armoire!)

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Antiquity%20Bexar/33/142/26

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Event Virtual Worlds Interest Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 07:37 pm

A planning and discussion meeting of the ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest Group. Members will attend in person or online in the 3D Virtual World of Second Life.

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File Agenda-ACRL-VWIG-6-28-14

by Esther Grassian on Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 01:20 pm

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File ACRL-VWIG-2014-MW-Agenda-Notes

by Esther Grassian on Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 12:49 pm

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File VWIG-ALA-Midwinter-2014-agenda

by Joseph Floyd (non-member) on Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 03:06 pm

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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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