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ERIC Number: EJ869560
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Dec
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1481-1782
Using "Second Life" in School Librarianship
Perez, Lisa
Teacher Librarian, v37 n2 p43-44 Dec 2009
In this article, the author discusses using Second Life (SL) in school librarianship. SL is a multi-user virtual environment in which persons create avatars to allow them to move and interact with other avatars. They can build and manipulate objects. To move, they can walk, run, fly, or teleport. There are many areas within SL to allow people to meet, learn, talk, and roleplay. SL is operated by a company called Linden Labs, located in California. The Alliance Library System of Peoria, Illinois, can be credited for its early work in nurturing the library community in SL. This library system has provided leadership and community development for dozens of libraries around the world.
Scarecrow Press, Inc., a member of the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. 15200 NBN Way, Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17214. Tel: 717-794-3800; Fax: 717-794-3833; e-mail: editor@teacherlibrarian.com; Web site: http://www.teacherlibrarian.com/
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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