Saturday, 24 May 2008

Expanding Information Literacy Using Tools in Second Life

The next discussion in the virtual world Second Life on Infolit iSchool is on Thurs 29th May. You need a Second Life avatar to participate.

12 noon SL time (which is *8pm UK time*), **Thurs 29th May** "Expanding Information Literacy Using In-World Tools" [inworld = in Second Life], venue is: Infolit iSchool (45, 202,22), SLURL (web address to jump straight to the venue, only works if you have the Second Life viewer installed)
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Infolit%20iSchool/45/202/22/

Robin Mochi (a librarian from the USA) leads this discussion. "Free in-world tools, such as Sloog and the Salamander HUD, can be used to take information literacy to the next level. Librarians often supply links to quality websites, with these tools we can share the best in-world resources. We will discuss other possibilities for expanding information literacy in-world, and a tool will be available for all to add to your inventory."

2 comments:

Julie's web site said...

12 noon SL time is what time EST?

Sheila Webber said...

Sorry I didn't spot this before. I'm not sure what time EST is ... I think it's 5 hours behind UK time? That would mean SL time was 3 hours behind EST.

There is now information and links to material from this event at http://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2008/06/expandingenhancing-information-literacy.html