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A Virtual Mary Livermore Library, Help with Research in a New Dimension!

UNCP Author/Contributor (non-UNCP co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Melanie Wood, Instructional Services/Reference Librarian (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
Web Site: http://www.uncp.edu/academics/library

Abstract: UNCP has a new campus -- in Second Life (SL), an online virtual world developed by Linden Lab. The SL software, needed for entering this environment, is available for free at www.Secondlife.com. The Mary Livermore Library recently received an LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) grant to purchase several computers capable of operating Second Life. These should all be ready and available for use by the end of August. The next step for the Mary Livermore Library in the implementation of this sophisticated learning tool is to collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to fully utilize services and activities on the UNCP SL campus and beyond.

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Publication
Library Lines vol.19, no.2
Language: English
Date: 2010
Keywords
Libraries, Second Life (SL), Virtual Worlds, Library Resources, Mary Livermore Library