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Audio from GLLS2007: Teen Services in a Virtual Environment

Submitted by Jenny Levine on August 22, 2007 - 6:33am

By Kelly Czarnecki
Presented July 23, 2007

Kelly Czarnecki talks about Teen Second Life library services "The virtual world of Teen Second Life (TSL) is a great space in which libraries can interact with teens. While TSL is not a 'game' per se, it can share many characteristics of games and serve the interest of gamers including; having choices about what to do, creating a character that will interact with others, earning currency though participating in various activities, being the hero of the environment and much more. Learn how many events that you probably already do as part of library programming; author visits, book discussions, movie viewing, and contests can be part of this 3D virtual world and what the added benefits are of being here. " More info....

Listen to an MP3 audio file of this session (27MB, 40:15)

tags: glls2007, gaming in libraries, second life