Thursday, February 5, 2009

SL Discussion & tour: DLF Member Libraries: Stanford

You are invited to a brief discussion and tour of the Stanford University Library island in Second Life, led by Deni Wicklund (Artemis Jacks). This is the first of a series of brief discussions and tours of Digital Library Federation (DLF) member institution libraries in Second Life.

Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Time: 10 am – 11 am SLT/PST
Location: Please rsvp to Esther Grassian for SLURL (Second Life url)
NOTE: Second Life basic accounts are free:

The discussion will cover:
* How we started in SL
* How we got the support of the Libraries
* Deciding what resources to bring to the island
* Developing partnerships within your library
* Developing collaborative partnerships within SL

Following the discussion, Deni will take attendees on a tour of the following areas on the Stanford University Library island:
1. North entrance
A. Island map
B. Noteboard
C. Train tour
2. Library Building
A. Map
B. Kiosks
3. Collections Building
A. Google Books
4. Goodfellow Tower
A. Manuscripts boxes
B. Zuancho exhibit
5. Research building
6. Pier - gathering space

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