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Community Virtual Library

21 EpisodesProduced by Community Virtual LibraryWebsite

A real library in a virtual world advocating digital citizenship and metaliteracy in the metaverse. CVL supports the Virtual Worlds Education Consortium by sharing podcasts of interest as part of Metaverse Libraries.

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Interview about Virtual Environments with John O'Connor

May 17th, 2021


CVL interviews John O'Connor from Technological University in Dublin about his work in virtual environments.  May 17, 2021

Education in SL Interview with Sandrika

April 20th, 2021


CVL librarians interview and educator in Second Life who is working on a PhD using virtual worlds for gamification.

Rare Disease Day 2021 Podcast in Spanish and English

March 4th, 2021


Pi Illios, Medical Librarian in Puerto Rico, built a Rare Disease Day Exhibit in Second Life.  Pi shares about Rare Disease Day in both Spanish and English.

Meet the Nonprofit Commons Board

January 30th, 2021


A podcast shares the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life, introducing new 2021 board members.  This virtual group collaborates with artists, educators, …

CVL History: First Academic Librarian Barbara Galik (Puglet Dancer)

January 26th, 2021


Barbara Galik describes early memories about bringing the first academic library into Second Life.

CVL History: Early Librarians Rocky and Cindy

January 26th, 2021


Experiences of early virtual librarianship are shared by Rocky and Cindy, physical world librarians who were early adopters of virtual worlds in Second Life.

History of the Community Virtual Library (Part 1)

January 12th, 2021


An interview with early adopter librarians who began the virtual world library in 2006- Lori Bell and Rhonda Trueman.

Little Tree Poem by e.e. cummings in English and Spanish

December 19th, 2020


Librarians record a bilingual Christmas poem at the CVL podcast station in Second Life.  Read by Valibrarian Gregg and Pi Illios

VCARA Dickens Read-Aloud 2020 Part 2

December 16th, 2020


Recorded at The Dickens Project in Second Life on Dec 9, 2020.  Holiday Romance in Four Parts (Parts 3 &4) By Charles Dickens: A VCARA Live …

VCARA Dickens Read-Aloud 2020 Part 1

December 13th, 2020


Recorded at The Dickens Project in Second Life on Dec 8, 2020.  Holiday Romance in Four Parts (Parts 1 & 2) By Charles Dickens: A VCARA Live …

CVL Caledon Reading: Single Malt Spacecraft by Marie Vibbert

November 16th, 2020


CVL and Caledon Literary Study (led by Valibrarian and Wordsmith) meets monthly  in Second Life to read aloud and discuss literature- old and new. …

What Are You Reading? With Soup Jonson for Banned Books Week 2020

October 4th, 2020


Soup Jonson shares a session on Banned Books for the CVL Podcast Station a collaboration between the Caledon Community and the Community Virtual …

Shyla Shares Censorship for Banned Books Week

October 3rd, 2020


Sensitive topics such as suicide are examples of censorship.  Shyla the Super Gecko illustrates an example.

Health Librarian Shares Censorship During Covid19

October 3rd, 2020


Pi shares her thoughts on health information and censorship for Banned Books Week 2020.

Email: The Monkey on My Back

October 2nd, 2020


Inbox Zero is a philosophy that helps us think about what to do with the never-ending stream coming at us. One tip is OHIO (Only Handle It Once)

Pi Learns OBS for Podcasting

August 31st, 2020


Pi Illios built our podcasting studio in Second Life and collaborates to learn OBS and other podcasting tools.

Banned Books Week 2020 Promo

August 25th, 2020


Come to our podcast station in Second Life on Sat Sept 26th at noon Pacific Time to discuss censorship. Location

CVL Tests OBS for Capturing a Podcast in Second Life

August 11th, 2020


Sitting around our CVL Podcast Studio, colleagues test recording in OBS and then creating an mp3 using Shotcut (free editing software).

Bienvenidos a la Biblioteca Virtual de la Comunidad

August 4th, 2020


a Biblioteca Virtual de la Comunidad proporciona recursos y servicios de biblioteca gratuitos a usuarios actuales y potenciales del mundo virtual en tres dimensiones.

Metamodernism and Changing Literacy Book Blurb by Dr. Hill

July 27th, 2020


A preview of the book Metamodernism and Changing Literacy: Emerging Research and Opportunities by Valerie Hill

Welcome to CVL

July 18th, 2020


The Community Virtual Library has a main branch in the virtual world of Second Life and has expanded to numerous other virtual world (VR) platforms.

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