Wednesday, 16 April 2008

Two upcoming Second Life discussions

Two more discussions are taking place in Second Life (SL), the virtual world on the Department's island: you will need a SL avatar to attend. The first , Pitfalls for librarians in Second Life is on Thursday 17 April 2008, 12 noon SL time (8pm UK time), on Infolit iSchool (45, 202, 22). Discussion is led by Pam Dowsett (Pam Ribble in SL), who outlines some pitfalls for librarians setting up services in SL - and tips on how to avoid them! On Thursday 24th April, 12 noon SL time on Infolit iSchool (101, 211, 22) the topic is The role of libraries in reaching everyday SL users. Discussion is led by Margaret Ostrander (Testy Outlander in SL) who has spent the last two months conducting research about the information seeking habits of everyday Second Life (SL) users.

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