Virtual Worlds Interest Group

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Charge: An opportunity for academic librarians with virtual world interests and responsibilities to have a place in ACRL to network, share information, ask questions, and work on special projects and programs relevant to academic libraries.
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Libraries in the Metaverse

  • 1.  Libraries in the Metaverse

    Posted Sep 01, 2023 02:06 PM

    Librarians are exploring ways to support learning in the metaverse!  New research and book titles are popping up everywhere and a generation of gamers are ready to utilize the metaverse for much more than slaying zombies.

    The Virtual Worlds MOOC 2023 opened today and will take place all September long.

    On Sept 20th (Wed) at 9am Pacific Time, a session about Symbolic Modeling in 3d for promoting metaliteracy will take place in Second Life.  All interested individuals are invited to attend either on ZOOM or in Second Life.

    Symbolic Modeling: An Engaging Multi-Purpose Virtual World Tool

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    Symbolic Modeling: An Engaging Multi-Purpose Virtual World Tool
    The ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest hosts this session in collaboration with the Virtual Worlds Educa
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    None of us can be active in every evolving XR platform, but together we can be aware of the impact of the metaverse on libraries.

    Warm regards,

    Valerie Hill
    Community Virtual Library