Second Life for Beginners



7 things you should know about Second Life

http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7038.pdf

Navigating Second Life.

http://stedwards.edu/it/sites/default/files/second_life/NavigatingSecondLife72709.pdf

Second Life quickstart guide

http://static-secondlife-com.s3.amazonaws.com/downloads/Second_Life_Quickstart.pdf

Second Life starter guide

http://oz.slinked.net/history/Second_Life_Starter_Guide.pdf



Articles about Second Life



Abram, S. (2007). At Second Life, Info Pros Will Find Much To See, Do, Learn, Play With, Try Out. Information Outlook, 11(4):34-6.



Alvarez, M. (n.d.) Second Life and School: The Use of Virtual Worlds in High School Education.

http://www.trinity.edu/adelwich/worlds/articles/trinity.manny.alvarez.pdf

Ancelet, L. et. al. (2009). Translating an Academic Library into Second Life. Texas Library Journal, 85(2):52-4.



Arneson, R. (2008). Adventures of an Academic Librarian In Second Life. Alabama Librarian, 58(1):18-20.



Barack, L. (2006). Library Gets Second Life. School Library Journal, 52(6):26.



Bell, L. (2007). Who's on Third in Second Life? Online, 31(4):14-18.



Bell, L. (2007). Get a (Second) Life! Prospecting for Gold in a 3-D World. Computers in Libraries, 27(1):10-15.



Bell, L. et. al. (2008). The Universal Library in a Virtual Universe: Second Life and a Second Chance for Librarians?. Searcher, 16(5):26-9, 60-1.



Blumenstein, L. (2007). San Jose SLIS Embraces Second Life. Library Journal, 132(11):17.



Burek Pierce, J. (2007). Who's on Second?. American Libraries, 38(2):46.



Crewdson, A. (2007). Discover Babylon. School Library Journal, 53(11):38-9.



Czarnecki, K. (2008). Building Community as a Library in a 3D Environment. Australasian Public Libraries and Information Services, 21(1):25-7.



Du, Y. (2011). A Measurement Model of Students' Behavioral Intentions to Use Second Life Virtual Environments. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 52(1):41-53.



Eisenberg, M. (2008). The Parallel Information Universe. Library Journal, 133(8):22-5.



Floyd, J. (2007). Second Life for Librarians. Florida Libraries, 50(1):4-7.



Gerardin, J. et. al. (2008). Fresh Perspectives on Reference Work in Second Life. Reference & User Services Quarterly, 47(4):324-30.



Godfrey, K. (2007). A Brave New Virtual World, or, 500 Librarians Can't Be Wrong!. Feliciter, 53(4):214-15.



Haycock, K. and J. W. Kemp. (2008). Immersive Learning Environments in Parallel Universes: Learning through Second Life. School Libraries Worldwide, 14(2):89-97.



Herring, M. Y. (2007). Get a (Real) Life!. Library Journal, 132(9):59.



Hildreth, S. (2007). Engaging Your Community: A Strategy for Relevance in the Twenty-First Century. Public Libraries, 46(3):7-9.



Hill, V. and H-J. Lee (2010). Adoption of Virtual Worlds in Libraries.

http://www.asis.org/asist2010/proceedings/proceedings/ASIST_AM10/submissions/302_Final_Submission.pdf

Hurst-Wahl, J. (2007). Librarians and Second Life. Information Outlook, 11(6):44-5, 47, 49-50, 53.



Janes, J. (2007). Life on the Island. American Libraries, 38(3):34.



Johnson, D. (2007). Get a MUVE On. Library Media Connection, 26(2):98.



Kattelman, B. (2008). It's time for a Second Life: Resources dedicated to the virtual world. College & Research Libraries News, 69(10):614-17.



Kribble, M. (2007). A Law Librarian's Second Life. AALL Spectrum, 12(2):12-15.



Lamb, A. and L. Johnson (2009). The Potential, the Pitfalls, and the Promise of Multi-user Virtual Environments: Getting a Second Life. Teacher Librarian, 36(4):68-72.



Little, G. (2011). Should I Stay or Should I Go? Academic Libraries and Second Life. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 37(2):171-3.



Luo, L. and J. Kemp (2008). Second Life: Exploring the Immersive Instructional Venue for Library and Information Science Education. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 49(3):147-66.



Macedo, A. and L. Morgado (n.d.) Learning to teach in Second Life.

http://www.eden-online.org/contents/conferences/OCRCs/Porto/AM_LM.pdf

Mayrath, Mi. et al. (2007). Using Second Life in an English Course: Designing Class Activities to Address Learning Objectives.

http://research.educatorscoop.org/EDMEDIA07.proceeding.pdf

Mennecke, B. et al. (2008). Second Life and other virtual worlds: a roadmap for research.

http://www.bus.iastate.edu/mennecke/CAIS-Vol22-Article20.pdf

Miller, F. et. al. (2011). Social Interaction and the Role of Empathy in Information and Knowledge Management: A Literature Review. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 52(2):122-32.



Murley, D. (2008). What Second Life Taught Me about Learning. Law Library Journal, 100(4):787-92.



Peek, R. (2007). Librarians on Second Life. Information Today, 24(2):15-16.



Perez, L. (2009). Using “Second Life” in School Librarianship. Teacher Librarian, 37(2):43-4.



Peters, T. and L. Bell (2007). Otherworldly Accessibility. Computers in Libraries, 27(9):38-40.



Poe, J. (2008). The Reincarnation of Bunny Watson: Librarians and their Second Life. Alabama Librarian, 58():17-18.



Spencer, B. (2008). Librarians in Second Life. Mississippi Libraries, 72(1):14-16.



Swanson, T. (2008). Google maps and Second Life: Virtual platforms meet information literacy. College & Research Libraries News, 69(10):610-12, 617.



Tang, F. (2009). Second Life complements the Internet for reference librarians. Georgia Library Quarterly, 46(4):10-16.



Tehrani, M. A. (2008). Librarian avatars in Second Life.

http://iris.nyit.edu/~mtehrani/Librarian%20Avatars%20in%20Second%20Life.pdf

Webber, S., et. al. 92011). Sustaining learning for LIS through use of a virtual world. IFLA Journal, 37(1):5-15.



Werts, C. E. (2008). Information Literacy in Real Life and in Second Life. Education Libraries, 31(2):6-11.