Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Citing "Second Life"

In case anyone gets a question about this, HVX Silverstar responded to this query via the Second Life Librarians Google Group

"I usually use the simteach unofficial APA guide for citing something within

however, citing Second Life itself is a bit different. I would cite it using the example of citing a game:"

LILi Facebook Page--Become a Fan!

Billy Pashaie has very kindly created a LILi Facebook page. Please consider becoming a fan.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

CARLDIG Meeting, 10/9 at 10:30am

California Academic Reference Librarians Discussion Interest Group (CARLDIG) is a CARL interest group. We invite you to join our upcoming meeting as we appoint officers for 2010 and plan future programs. Everyone is welcome.

Date: Friday, October 9, 2009
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Location: Broome Library, CSU Channel Islands

Contact Debi Hoffman to get free parking:

Second Life--huge usage #s

Lorie Hyten posted a link to this article in the Librarians of Second Life Google Group: "Linden Lab says Second Life huge, shows numbers", by Tateru Nino.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

"Building a Social Library" Free Workshop 9/21/09

Reminder: Annual UCLA College Library workshop for high school and community college librarians, scheduled for Monday, September 21st, 10:30 am to 1 pm in the UCLA Powell Library Building.

10:30- 11 am: Refreshments

11 am - 12 noon: Kenley Neufeld, Library Director at Santa Barbara City College on...
o Instant message reference
o Twitter
o Cloud computing
o Blogs & wikis
o Building a brand

12 noon - 1 pm: Esther Grassian, Information Literacy Librarian, UCLA College Library on...
o What’s new in online researching tools
o UCLA Library cards for high school & community college librarians & students

NOTE: We will be experimenting with Dimdim for online access.

RSVPs (for in-person or online access):