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Grand Opening of the SJSU SLIS Second Life Career Info Center on 4/26 at 6 pm PT/SLT

Monday, April 26, 2010
6:00 pm to 7:15 pm, US/Pacific

Grand Opening of the SJSU SLIS Second Life Career Info Center, hosted by ALASC

You are invited to the Grand Opening of the SJSU SLIS Second Life Career Info Center! This is a gathering place and information resource for job seekers in library science looking for work in real-life libraries and in online settings. Lori Bell, Director of Innovation at Alliance Library System, will be speaking on career opportunities; Jill Klees, Career Consultant/Resume Specialist with the San Jose State University Career Center, will give us an overview of the newly launched SLIS Career Development Website; and Jeremy Kemp Assistant Director, Second Life Campus, will close the speakers' session with a few concluding remarks.  We will end the night with a quick tour of the SL Career Info Center, after a fun tube ride and ski run down the mountain.

When: Monday, April 26, 2010
Time: 6:00-7:15 p.m. SLT (Pacific)
Where: SJSU SLIS Second Life Career Info Center
SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/SJSU%20SLIS/165/99/33

Speaker Schedule
6:00-6:20 p.m.     Lori Bell: Careers    
6:20-6:40 p.m.     Jill Klees: SJSU Career Center
6:40-7:00 p.m.     Jeremy Kemp: Closing
7:00 p.m.             Susie Quinn: Overview of SJSU SL Career Info Center resources and videos

Use your browser to find the location in Second Life: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/SJSU%20SLIS/165/99/33
This will take you next to the Career Info Center, where you will ride a ski lift up to the presentation. SJSU student avatars "Snow Scarmon" and "Clicquot Oh" will be on hand to help you get around and fix any audio issues. Please use a headset.

You will need the Second Life Viewer 2.0 to view the sources at the Career Info Center, but not for the actual presentation.

Newbie Orientation

For people who are new to Second Life, these orientations will be an added opportunity to become familiar and more comfortable with the Second Life environment.  Each session will help you learn how to  text chat, move around, cam around, and hear voice.  There will also be tips on etiquette and what passes as Second Life good behavior.  Now if an individual is having a bad experience, hopefully this instruction will get them settled down and help learn how to have a good time in Second Life.  Hopefully this instruction will prevent individuals from having a bad experience, and allow them to settle in and have a good time in Second Life.

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/SJSU%20SLIS/161/125/33
Friday, April 23, 5:00 p.m. SLT (Pacific)
Sunday, April 25, 9:00 a.m. SLT (Pacific)

Questions?  Contact Susie Quinn, ALASC Co-Chair/Web Coordinator at susie.slis@gmail.com
Hope to see you in Second Life for this great event!

Susie Quinn/Susie Schridde
Co-Chair/Web Coordinator ALASC
Web Committee CARL

San Jose State University American Library Association Student Chapter
ALA Student Chapter of the Year 2009 & 2010