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Ivory Tower of Primitives On-line

Ivory Tower of Primitives On-line

  Welcome to the Ivory Tower Library of Primitives (ITLP)!   Ask anyone in SL where to get help with building techniques and tips, and the majority will recommend the Ivory Tower Library...

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Second Life User’s Predictions For 2012

Second Life User’s Predictions For 2012

Here is a partial list of the many predictions being offered for the year of 2012 in Second Life. Some are serious and well thought-out; others not so much but...

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Feed a Smile

Feed a Smile

The Lavender Field   Live and Learn in Kenya International (LLK) is a real world registered, non-profit charity organization that finds sponsors to educate children in Kenya, financing their...

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Star Trek Exhibit - Looking Back

Star Trek Exhibit - Looking Back

Dawn Greymyst: Computer, what is our location? Ship's Computer: Current location is ElvenMyst Region   I was thus welcomed by the ship's computer (managed by builder Eren Padar) to the Bridge of the...

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Don't Miss

Global Peace, How Can It Happen? Discussion group.

Global Peace, How Can It Happen? Discussion group.

In writing the Writer’s Block 7 Days A Week article, there was one discussion group that I thought might be worth more attention.   Thursdays at 1pm SLT is Sandor Zabelin's...

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More Spring Conferences

  Virtual Worlds – Best Practices in Education  5th Annual Conference – March 15-17, 2012 This will be the fifth year for the VWBPE free, grass-roots conference. VWBPE provides opportunities for participants in...

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Writer's Block 7 Days A Week

Writer's Block 7 Days A Week

We all have times when we want to curl up quietly with a good book, but if you also have times when you want to talk and laugh and share,...

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Handheld Librarian VI: Mobile Solutions for Libraries That Work

Handheld Librarian VI: Mobile Solutions for Libraries That Work

The Handheld Librarian VI: Mobile Solutions for Libraries That Work is an online conference that will be held on February 1-2, 2012. The conference will be of interest to librarians wishing...

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What's New

SL 2012 from Linden Lab CEO Rod Humble

SL 2012 from Linden Lab CEO Rod Humble

In 2012, the primary engineering focus of Q1 will be server side performance and fixing bugs. In fact, you may have noticed one upgrade deployed this week which should reduce...

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Humor

Diet for the Stressed Librarian

Diet for the Stressed Librarian

BREAKFAST: 1/2 grapefruit 1 slice whole wheat toast 8 oz. skim milk LUNCH: 4 oz. lean broiled chicken breast 1 cup steamed...

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Interpreting Library Job Ads

Interpreting Library Job Ads

    " ... a challenging position ... " no one stays more than 12 months " ... busy library ... " constant stream of people with...

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Letters to the Editor

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We want to hear from our readers.Tell us what you like or what you don’t like.Send us your suggestions about topics or events.Do you have questions about articles we have...

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SL Bookshelf

The Second Life Grid: The Official Guide

The Second Life Grid: The Official Guide to Communication, Collaboration, and Community Engagement

  Corporations, non-profits, and educational institutions will welcome this official guide that shows how to establish and maintain a successful virtual presence in Second Life. Written with the full support of...

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People

Success of the First Annual Second Life

Success of the First Annual Second Life Virtual Education Fair

     Early last fall I sent out an invitation to participate in the College/University Fair in the exhibit area at Community Virtual Library on Info Island.        As I said then,...

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Technology & the Librarian

The Dreaded Lag Monster: Part 2 - Third

The Dreaded Lag Monster: Part 2 - Third Party Viewers

    In the last issue we looked at some of the signs that the Lag Monster may be stalking you and your SL activities. This time we can take a closer...

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