Cross-posted to various lists. Apologies for duplication.

Some of you may be interested in participating in meetings and events, being held in rel life (RL) in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with the American Library Association Conference, and in Second Life.

Save the date, in real life (RL) or in Second Life (SL)!
            What?  ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest Group
            When? Saturday, June 26th, 4:00 pm-5:30 EST ( 1:00 pm-2:30 SLT)
            Where? RL: In DC:  CAP, South American Room
                           SL: ACRL parcel on ALA Island
            Why? The group will discuss SL, Virtual World (VW) projects and issues related to VW                                     
                        libraries, library services, and learning. All are welcome to attend. Contact                                     
                        group convener Abbey Zenith inworld with any questions.
Note:  Another meeting earlier the same day:
            What? ALA Virtual Communities and Libraries Member Initiative Group (MIG)
            When? Saturday, June 26th
            Time? 1:30-4:00 pm EST (10:30 am-1:00 SLT)
            Where?  RL: WCC, room 303
                            SL: ALA Island (exact SLURL being confirmed)
            Why? Speakers will include anthropologist Tom Boellstorff, author of Coming of Age in                                   
                       Second Life.

Get a free Second Life basic account and download SL software here:

For a full listing of ALA Annual 2010 programming, see:    

Esther Grassian
Information Literacy Librarian
UCLA College Library
Box 951450
L.A., CA  90096-1450
Phone: 310-206-4410
Fax: 310-206-9312
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SL: Alexandria Knight
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