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Virtual Worlds: Libraries, Education and Museums Conference

Join us in Second Life on March 8 for a conference on virtual worlds and libraries, education and museums!  The purpose of this conference is to provide a gathering place for librarians, information professionals, educators, museologists, and others to learn about and discuss the educational, informational, and cultural opportunities of virtual worlds.  There will be a variety of presentations to attend
including keynote programs by Kitty Pope, Executive Director of the Alliance Library System, Barbara Galik, Director of the Cullom-Davis Library at Bradley University, Doug McDavid from IBM, and Christy Confetti Higgins from Sun.  The conference will be held at the beautiful New Media Consortium (NMC) Conference Center. For more information on and to register for the conference, visit the conference  website at

http://www.alliancelibraries.info/virtualworlds/

The Virtual Worlds: Libraries, Education and Museums Conference will be held in Second Life at the New Media Consortium Conference Center (NMC) on March 8, 2008. Registration is 8000 lindens (equivalent of $30 USD) payable in lindens to avatar Valencia Lane in Second Life.

The conference is organized by Alliance Library System, TAP Information Services, IBM, and Sun.  For more information on attending or presenting, contact Lori Bell at Alliance Library System at lbell@alliancelibrarysystem.com or Tom Peters at tapinformation@yahoo.com.

2 comments:

  1. Agreed. However, I wonder why they decided to go the pay-by-linden route? “Valencia Lane” isn’t even listed on the committee. I think they should have gone the RL route.

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