MDMLG hosts Second Life presentation

MDMLG spring meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at the Farmington Community Library – Main Library (on 12 Mile Rd) in the Auditorium.

Evette Atkin from the Michigan Library Consortium will present a program on Second Life , a 3-D virtual world. As part of the presentation, Evette has coordinated a meeting “in world” with Carol Perryman, a Doctoral Fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Carol is project coordinator of the Consumer Health Library Services on the NLM/GMR-sponsored Health Info Island within Second Life.

Meeting registration will begin at 12:30 pm. The Second Life presentation will start at 1 pm and the business meeting will follow beginning at 3 pm.

Map of Farmington Community Library:248-553-0300 32737 W 12 Mile Rd Farmington Hills, MI 48334, US

Come learn about Second Life and how it is being used for disseminating consumer health information and for education within the Universities and Colleges around the country.

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