Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Health Literacy exhibit on Healthinfo Island launch!




Tuesday 10th November and ongoing

Health Literacy is important to help you understand and manage your
health care decisions and needs.
Our interactive exhibit will test your knowledge about stroke (brain
attack), heart attack and some common medical terminology.

Come learn at our Health Literacy exhibit at Health Info Island!

Exhibit organised by Brielle Coronet, Medical Librarian

Location: http://slurl.com/secondlife/healthinfo%20island/18/25/22/






********   Information Literacy week in Second Life***************

(Updated 8 November 2009)

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"Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner." +

Information Literacy Week in SL HQ:

-----------------------Monday November 9th

4-5am SL time
***Student exhibition of Information Literacy

First year BSc Information Management students at the University of Sheffield display the models of the "SCONUL 7 Pillars of Information Literacy" which they have adapted with examples from questions to do with Swine Flu.
9th November
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Infolit%20iSchool/136/211/351/
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7-9 am SLT
***Evento en español: Lecciones aprendidas y buenas prácticas en programas de Alfabetización Informacional-Spanish Event: Lessons learned and best practices in INFOLIT programs

Se pretende reunir a diferentes profesionales que estén desarrollando programas de Alfabetización Informacional con el fin de compartir algunas lecciones aprendidas y buenas prácticas que dichos programas han dejado, y que sirvan de guía para otros profesionales y programas.
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Infolit%20iSchool/191/194/26
Organized By: Alejandro Uribe Tirado
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6pm SLT (and ongoing to 15 November)
***ACRL IL in SL Week event

MLIS students at the University of Hawaii collaborate with Alexandria Knight of UCLA on an IL exhibit and event at the ACRL site on ALA Island
http://slurl.com/secondlife/ALA%20Island/217/42/61

---------------------Tuesday 10th November

9-10am SLT and then ongoing
*** Health Literacy exhibit: launch!
Health Literacy is important to help you understand and manage your health care decisions and needs.
Our interactive exhibit will test your knowledge about stroke (brain attack), heart attack and some common medical terminology.
Come learn at our Health Literacy exhibit at Health Info Island!
Exhibit organised by Brielle Coronet, Medical Librarian
http://slurl.com/secondlife/healthinfo%20island/18/25/22/
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Second Life Education Roundtable: Information Literacy
2.30-3.30 SLT
The regular series of Tuesday roundtable discussions, led by AJ Brooks, will feature Information Literacy as the discussion topic. Discussion leaders Lori Bell, Sheila Yoshikawa, and Marty Snowpaw. The SLER website is at http://virtualworldsedu.info/
Location: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Montclair%20State%20CHSSSouth/129/158/22
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Ongoing exhibitions:
= = Student exhibitions of Information literacy

-------------- Wednesday 11th November

9-10am SLT launch and then ongoing
***HIV Testing and Information Literacy

Karuna Island is the Second Life sim devoted to celebrating the lives of those dealing with HIV/AIDS and making information, support, and creative services available to them in the SL community. Robin Mochi, Karuna Island Consumer Health Librarian, has created an interactive mindmap on HIV Testing using the SCONUL 7 Pillars of Information Literacy.
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Karuna/33/50/23

Ongoing exhibitions:
= = Student exhibitions of Information literacy

= = Health Literacy
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-------------- Thursday 12th November

6.30-8.00 am SLT
*** SL orientation for librarians

New to Second Life? Learn some SL basics in this virtual workshop. It will be led by Sheila Yoshikawa (Sheila Webber in Real Life, Department of Information Studies, Sheffield University) and Kitty Mumfuzz (Keri Gray in Real Life, who runs Weekes Gray Recruitment (http://www.weekesgray.com/)
It starts at 6.30 am Second Life Time
To book a place, please email keri@weekesgray.com with your real life and second life names and you will given the landmark

Ongoing exhibitions:
= = Student exhibitions of Information literacy

= = Health Literacy

= = HIV Testing and Information Literacy

-------------- Friday 13th  November

1am-2am SLT then ongoing
***Opening of "What it means to me": an exhibition on the way people think about information and information literacy
This is the opening of an exhibition drawing on quotations about what informationand information literacy mean to different people. The aim is that this will be a growing 3D exhibition that will be flown up to a sky platform at the end of Information Literacy week.
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Infolit%20iSchool/42/48/20/

Noon SLT
**Information Literacy Panel: "Web 2.0 Approaches to IL"

Information Literacy Panel produced by MLIS students at the University of Hawaii. Moderator: (Alexandria Knight) Esther Grassian, UCLA
Panelists: (Sheila Yoshikawa) Sheila Webber, U. Sheffield, Marsha Schnirring (Buk Binder)
http://slurl.com/secondlife/ALA%20Island/56/191/28
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Ongoing exhibitions:
= = Student exhibitions of Information literacy
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= = Health Literacy
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= = HIV Testing and Information Literacy

-------------- Saturday 14th  November

Ongoing exhibitions:
= = Student exhibitions of Information literacy��

= = Health Literacy
= = HIV Testing and Information Literacy
= =  What it means to me": an exhibition on the way people think about information and information literacy
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-------------- Sunday 15th  November

1pm SLT
***Information Literacy week: Closing party!
Come to a party to celebrate the close of the first annual Information Literacy Week in SL, hosted by Sheila Yoshikawa (Info Lit Island) and Adra Letov, at the beautiful Jazz Cat.
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Info%20Island%20International/118/28/35/

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+ Information Literacy Definition:
Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (UK) http://www.cilip.org.uk/policyadvocacy/learning/informationliteracy/definition/default.htm

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