RL Librarian Chat in Second Life

ACRL and LLAMA have offered to allow the promotion of this event as a free opportunity for professional awareness and development. The RL Librarian Chat is a monthly discussion series that features real life librarians talking about their real life (RL) jobs. Presented by ACRL and LLAMA, the discussion series is being revived after a short hiatus. It will be held at least once per month in Second Life. Transcripts will be available for those that cannot attend or do not participate in Second Life (SL).

Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Time: 5pm-6pm SL (8pm EST)
Location: Auditorium on Info Island
SLurl: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Info%20Island/80/124/33

Brian Gray (Brian Garfield in SL) is the Head of Reference & Engineering Librarian at the Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University. He will discuss his role as a “college-based” librarian in the School of Engineering. He will also talk about the new roles the library has taken in outreach and integration into various roles at the university, including partnerships related to research areas defined by the university’s strategic plan. He is a also the webmaster for LLAMA and teaches web 2.0 and technology courses for Kent State University School of Library & Information Science. Discussion could take many directions depending on the participants.

If you want to be a speaker in the future, please let me know. we are looking for librarians and library staff to share their experiences to an audience in Second Life.

Thank you,
Brian Gray
(Brian Garfield in Second Life)
Head of Reference, Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University
Email: brian.c.gray@case.edu

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