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Virtual Worlds: Libraries, Education and Museums Conference on March 8th

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Virtual Worlds: Libraries, Education and Museums Conference

Join us in Second Life on March 8 for a conference on virtual worlds
and libraries, education and museums!  The purpose of this conference
is to provide a gathering place for librarians, information
professionals, educators, museologists, and others to learn about and
discuss the educational, informational, and cultural opportunities of
virtual worlds. The conference will be held at the lovely New Media

Consortium Conference Center.  There will be a variety of presentations to attend
including keynote programs by Kitty Pope, Executive Director of the
Alliance Library System, Barbara Galik, Director of the Cullom-Davis
Library at Bradley University, Doug McDavid from IBM, and Christy
Confetti Higgins from Sun. For more information on and to register for
the conference, visit the conference website at
http://www.alliancelibraries.info/virtualworlds/

The conference is organized by Alliance Library System, TAP
Information Services, IBM, and Sun.  For more information on attending
or presenting, contact Lori Bell at Alliance Library System at
lbell@alliancelibrarysystem.com or Tom Peters at
tapinformation@yahoo.com

We are still accepting proposals for the conference until February 11 and the

conference program will be available sometime the week of February 12.

Lori Bell
Director of Innovation
Alliance Library System
600 High Point Lane
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309)694-9200 ext. 2128
lbell@alliancelibrarysystem.com

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