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A real library in a virtual world advocating digital citizenship and metaliteracy in digital culture.
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CVL History: Early Librarians Rocky and Cindy

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Interview about Virtual Environments with John O'Connor
CVL interviews John O'Connor from Technological University in Dublin about his work in virtual environments.  May 17, 2021
17:51
May 17, 2021
Education in SL Interview with Sandrika
CVL librarians interview and educator in Second Life who is working on a PhD using virtual worlds for gamification.
01:04:16
April 20, 2021
Rare Disease Day 2021 Podcast in Spanish and English
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.
09:50
March 04, 2021
Meet the Nonprofit Commons Board
A podcast shares the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life, introducing new 2021 board members.  This virtual group collaborates with artists, educators, healthcare workers, researchers, and a host of other people working in nonprofits for social good.  Filmed at the Community Virtual Library podcast station.
35:14
January 30, 2021
CVL History: First Academic Librarian Barbara Galik (Puglet Dancer)
Barbara Galik describes early memories about bringing the first academic library into Second Life.
22:26
January 26, 2021
CVL History: Early Librarians Rocky and Cindy
Experiences of early virtual librarianship are shared by Rocky and Cindy, physical world librarians who were early adopters of virtual worlds in Second Life.
21:35
January 26, 2021
History of the Community Virtual Library (Part 1)
An interview with early adopter librarians who began the virtual world library in 2006- Lori Bell and Rhonda Trueman.
45:19
January 12, 2021
Little Tree Poem by e.e. cummings in English and Spanish
Librarians record a bilingual Christmas poem at the CVL podcast station in Second Life.  Read by Valibrarian Gregg and Pi Illios
03:45
December 19, 2020
VCARA Dickens Read-Aloud 2020 Part 2
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 Storytelling Event
01:35:32
December 16, 2020
VCARA Dickens Read-Aloud 2020 Part 1
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 Storytelling Event
50:34
December 13, 2020
CVL Caledon Reading: Single Malt Spacecraft by Marie Vibbert
CVL and Caledon Literary Study (led by Valibrarian and Wordsmith) meets monthly  in Second Life to read aloud and discuss literature- old and new. Thanks to Bill Harp for recording and for Widget and Ludo for reading aloud.
01:52:50
November 16, 2020
What Are You Reading? With Soup Jonson for Banned Books Week 2020
Soup Jonson shares a session on Banned Books for the CVL Podcast Station a collaboration between the Caledon Community and the Community Virtual Library.
58:08
October 04, 2020
Shyla Shares Censorship for Banned Books Week
Sensitive topics such as suicide are examples of censorship.  Shyla the Super Gecko illustrates an example.
02:55
October 03, 2020
Health Librarian Shares Censorship During Covid19
Pi shares her thoughts on health information and censorship for Banned Books Week 2020.
03:44
October 03, 2020
Email: The Monkey on My Back
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) https://www.howtogeek.com/411312/forget-inbox-zero-use-ohio-to-triage-your-emails-instead/
02:31
October 02, 2020
Pi Learns OBS for Podcasting
Pi Illios built our podcasting studio in Second Life and collaborates to learn OBS and other podcasting tools.
01:06
August 31, 2020
Banned Books Week 2020 Promo
Come to our podcast station in Second Life on Sat Sept 26th at noon Pacific Time to discuss censorship. Location http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Tkachiev/235/202/25
00:30
August 25, 2020
CVL Tests OBS for Capturing a Podcast in Second Life
Sitting around our CVL Podcast Studio, colleagues test recording in OBS and then creating an mp3 using Shotcut (free editing software).
02:36
August 11, 2020
Bienvenidos a la Biblioteca Virtual de la Comunidad
a Biblioteca Virtual de la Comunidad proporciona recursos y servicios de biblioteca gratuitos a usuarios actuales y potenciales del mundo virtual en tres dimensiones.
02:13
August 04, 2020
Metamodernism and Changing Literacy Book Blurb by Dr. Hill
A preview of the book Metamodernism and Changing Literacy: Emerging Research and Opportunities by Valerie Hill
02:26
July 27, 2020
Welcome to CVL
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.
01:41
July 18, 2020