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A real library in a virtual world advocating digital citizenship and metaliteracy in digital culture.
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Rare Disease Day 2021 Podcast in Spanish and English

Community Virtual Library

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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
October 03, 2020
Health Librarian Shares Censorship During Covid19
Pi shares her thoughts on health information and censorship for Banned Books Week 2020.
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)
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.
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
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).
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.
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
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.
July 18, 2020