Second Life: A Virtual World. Why Are Librarians There?

Ilene Frank

Abstract


Educators and librarians have been exploring Second Life, a 3D virtual world. With more and more users in virtual worlds, educators and librarians need to keep themselves informed about the ways these platforms can be useful. Librarians involved in Second Life are experimenting with services and activities to discover the best way to use virtual worlds. This paper recaps a presentation given a WebWise in Miami, Florida, March 2008.

Keywords


Second Life; virtual worlds; librarians

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v13i8.2222



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