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secondlife Tag

A couple of weeks ago I attended a very interesting talk given by Kim Holmberg, a PhD student from Finland who is supervised by one of our lecturers at Wolverhampton. The talk was part of a series by the Statistical Cybermetrics Research Group. Kim's background is in information science and webometrics but he also has an interest in Library 2.0 and what he calls Library 3D (libraries in Second Life and similar). The talk introduced the concept of Library 2.0 which was great to see as I'm sure some of the people present had probably never heard of it. Kim tended to...

On Friday I attended an E-Learning Celebration held by the University's CELT department (Centre of Excellence for Learning and Teaching). It was a mixed experience but some of the presentations were very interesting and demonstrated how academic staff are utilising new technology. One demonstration of particular interest to me was about Second Life. I'll no doubt be posting more about Second Life in the future as I haven't even explored it myself yet but I've heard a lot about it recently from other people's blogs, listservs, CILIP Update, etc etc. Wolverhampton University are currently in the process of setting up a virtual...