The ALA Association of College & Research Libraries Virtual World Interest Group is sponsoring a gridhop. You are invited to join us! You may pass this invitation to other interested individuals.
WIIFM: “What’s in it for me?”
You may be familiar with the current discussion of virtual worlds beyond Second Life. Educators and librarians are exploring numerous virtual worlds as a platform for information delivery, immersive learning, global collaboration and professional development. Attending this event may help you expand your knowledge and skills in virtual worlds as well as network with other professionals. The goal of the ACLR Virtual World Interest Group is to explore and share virtual worlds with professionals in libraries, education, and other fields.
Here are the details…..
You are invited to our monthly ACRL Virtual Worlds Interest Group meeting which will be a gridhopping event to a different virtual world. Library builder, Barbara Janson (Avatar: Barbarathelibrarian Magic), will lead our tour.
Name of Event: GridHop to Lifelong Learning Library in Jokaydia ( a virtual world library visit)
Date: Sunday, Sept. 23 11am SLT
Where: Meet at the Community Virtual Library in Second Life
Before the meeting, it is suggested that you download the Imprudence Viewer to use for our trip to Jokaydia at
You could also sign up and create your JokaydiaGrid avatar at
You may want to use the same name as your Second Life avatar, so you will be recognized! Further instructions accessing the grid in Imprudences are as follows:
Click on Grid Manager and choose “jokaydiagrid”.
(You can click on Add New Grid if needed.)
Grid info should look like the following: