Kansas Tri-Conference 2007: Day 2 – Library Instruction 2.0

A few different things here:

1. Second Life – Bill and Dianna Sowers

Intro’d the Second Life Library Project

Also introduced basics of using Second Life

Discussed what Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library is doing in Second Life (cool)

Toured the Kansas State Library Second Life site

2. Next up: Wikis

brief intro to wikis

How they use Wikis at Washburn

  • track library assignments
  • collaborative authoring of subject guides
  • create sourse-specific assignment specific pages
  • assemble reading lists
  • collaborative projects with faculty
  • sandbox
  • drop in sessions
  • assessment

3. Third person, from Johnson County Community College Library

Intro to podcasting

described the difference between an audio file and a podcast

showed how to find a podcast using iTunes

4. MySpace

Ronda Holt, Butler Community College

Introduced MySpace, her experience with it

100 million MySpace accounts!