Wednesday, 11 August 2010

Date for your virtual diaries: session in the virtual world Second Life

There will be a one-hour session in Second Life, the virtual world next Thursday August 19th, at 12 noon Second Life time (this is the same as Pacific time in the USA, see for start time in other countries. Sheila Webber (Sheila Yoshikawa in Second Life) will report back from the World Library and Information (IFLA) main Conference, 11-15 August, and in particular report with material from this pre-conference satellite meeting 8-9th August on Information Literacy: Context Community Culture
The venue is Infolit iSchool, as part of the Centre for Information Literacy Research discussion series: location - in order to participate you need a SL avatar (you can get one free on the SL website and need the SL browser installed on your computer (you download it free from that website).

There will be an exhibit of material from this satellite conference to stimulate discussion. You can see here the start Sheila has made on preparing the exhibit (she is standing near the front, and in the sky behind you get a glimpse of a "SCONUL 7 Pillars of Information literacy" build. Please come along in particular if you participated in the satellite event or the main conference, to contribute your views!

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