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Articles about the island

Page history last edited by Sheila Webber 10 years, 10 months ago


Adolphus, M. (2009) "Using the web to teach information literacy." Online, July/August, 20-25. This includes a short description of the activities on Infolit iSchool, and a picture of the island.


CrucIBL (2008) "Second Life for CILASS" CrucIBL, (1), 1. http://www.shef.ac.uk/content/1/c6/07/93/44/J22144%20crucIBL%20Newsletter.pdf


Darrow, Rob. (2008) "Information Literacy, the Big6 and Second Life." enews, 9.4, 1.  http://www.big6.com/2008/09/29/information-literacy-the-big6-and-second-life-enews-94-1/ (Has pictures of the island and the writer talks about it as "an information literacy treasure hunt" ;-)


Griffin, D. (2007) "Is virtual a virtue in scholarship?" Information world review, (241) 36-38. Reproduced in What PC at http://www.whatpc.co.uk/information-world-review/features/2205759/virtual-virtue-scholarship-3658467  (Interview with Sheila Webber)


Parker, L (2008) "Second Life: the seventh face of the library?" Program: electronic library and information systems, 42 (3), 232 - 242. (Not specifically about the island, but Lyn has co-taught on the island)


Parker, L. (2008) "More questions than answers: the reflections of Maggie Kohime, a virtual librarian in Second Life." Aliss Quarterly, 3 (2) January, 13-17. http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/3624/2/More_questions_than_answers-1.pdf (as above, not centrally about Infolit iSchool but mentions the activities that Maggie Kohime has been involved in)


Webber, S. (2008) "Second Life case study: Infolit iSchool." Information and computer sciences newsletter, (11), 6. http://www.ics.heacademy.ac.uk/news/newsletter/icsnl_issue11.pdf


Selected presentations


Sheila Webber

Using first and Second Life to develop inquiry skills in the freshman year at a UK university: a happy blend? (SLEDcc conference in Second Life, September 2008)



Information Literate in Second Life. (Creating Knowledge V conference, Turku, Finland, August 2008)



Inquiry in Second Life (CILASS Staff-Student Symposium, Sheffield University, May 2008) http://www.slideshare.net/sheilawebber/inquiry-in-second-life/


An inquiry-based approach in a first year undergraduate class (ESCALATE conference, Stirling, Scotland, April 2008) http://www.slideshare.net/sheilawebber/an-inquiry-based-approach-in-a-first-year-undergraduate-class/


Outgenning the net generation. (LILAC conference, March 2008) http://www.slideshare.net/sheilawebber/outgenning-the-net-generation-second-life/


Second Life and its uses: my Second Life. (CILIP CIG, London, January 2008) http://www.slideshare.net/sheilawebber/second-life-and-its-uses-my-second-life/


Inquiry-based learning: a perspective. (Strathclyde University, Scotland, December 2007): http://www.slideshare.net/sheilawebber/inquiry-based-learning-a-perspective/

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