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Audio from GLLS2007: One Step at a Time Towards Tomorrow: Lessons Learned from Pursuing Second Life

Submitted by Jenny Levine on August 21, 2007 - 9:36am

By Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe
Presented July 23, 2007

"In pursuing innovation, librarians can encounter a variety of challenges, limitations, resource deficits, and policy and procedures obstacles. Faced with such factors, an individual must choose: stop trying or get creative. This session will discuss the UIUC Library's Second Life initiative as a case study of persistence and creativity in continued pursuit of innovation when success was not immediate but progress is possible and indeed is occurring (even if more slowly than desired). Participants will be asked to contribute to a discussion exploring strategies for 'next steps' with any innovation that is 'stuck' or not yet even started. Leave the session with inspiration and enthusiasm - as well as practical strategies - for making things happen." More info....

Listen to an MP3 audio file of this session (33MB, 35:56)

tags: glls2007, gaming in libraries, second life