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Emerging Technology Interest Group: Second Life Information Session

The York University Library Emerging Technology Interest Group invites
you to an information session with Krista Godfrey, Second Life librarian at McMaster University.

The virtual world of Second Life has been a hot topic both in media and
in the library community. Krista will discuss what libraries are doing in this innovative environment and why they invest time and energy in a virtual world. She will also outline and demonstrate McMaster’s virtual library in Second Life and the services that they provide. There will be plenty of time for questions during as well as after her presentation. Refreshments and cookies will be provided.

Date: Tuesday March, 18th 2008
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Note Room change : Scott Library rm.107 (Staff Lunch Room)

Please RSVP to Sarah Coysh (scoysh@yorku.ca) by Friday March, 14th 2008. Please pass this invitation on to any interested York personnel.

**Liaison librarians please forward this invitation to faculty listservs.

More Information:

Krista Godfrey is a liaison librarian at McMaster University. She has been working, volunteering and exploring Second Life for over a year as Danu Dahlstom. Founding the McMaster University Library presence on Cybrary City in Second Life, she has since launched a virtual reference service in Second Life and will continue to explore service
opportunities on the library’s island. She is also co-chair of InfoCan, group which unites and promotes Canadian information workers in Second Life.