Virtual Librarianship: Fall 2012


Diane Nahl


University of Hawaii


Fall 2012


The focus is on professionalization in this hybrid technology-intensive seminar that takes place in a classroom lab, online on the Web and in the immersive virtual world platform of Second Life (SL). The seminar allows students to explore technology innovations in librarianship, including Web 2.0 applications, online professional development services, and avatar-mediated library services. Conducted in a collaborative, project-based, online, inworld, and classroom workshop format.

Required Textbook:

Kane, L. T. 2011. Working in the Virtual Stacks: The New Library and Information Science.
Gleick, J. 2011. The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood.

Link to Syllabus:

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