Join VCARA March 15-17, 2018, as we attend, exhibit, and present at the 11th annual Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education virtual conference in Second Life.
Join VCARA members Alyse Dunavant-Jones and Marie Vans on 1/16/18, 1/21/18, and 1/26/18 to learn Second Life basics and explore VCARA's offerings!
Join VCARA on Monday, December 11, 2017, at 6 p.m. SLT (Pacific) for a special holiday event!
VCARA is proud to announce our 9th Annual Conference topic: Passion for Truth. The conference will be held Wednesday, April 18, 2018 @ 6pm SLT (Pacific) on iSchool Island in Second Life.
Share your projects, research, solutions, observances, lessons, and other ideas relating to trust and information both within and outside of virtual worlds!
All are welcome to submit a proposal for a 10-minute mini-presentation, with special consideration to San José State University, School of Information students and faculty.
Please send proposals to VCARA Faculty Advisors Dr. Lisa Daulby (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Dr. Pat Franks (email@example.com - on sabbatical through December 2017) by March 31, 2018.
Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education Event on Saturday, November 4 at 4pm Pacific Time.
All about virtual world communities with MLIS student and VCARA member Alyse Dunavant-Jones.
On Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 12pm SLT (Pacific), the Community Virtual Library will host a Metaverse Libraries tour of the upcoming web-based virtual world (web-world) CybaLOUNGE. This will be the first official tour hosted in the world after several major updates in 2017!
To celebrate the Exhibit and its move to a more permanent location in Kitely, CVL will host an “End of the Beginning” party on Sunday, August 27, 2017 @ noon SLT (Pacific). The party will begin at the Digital Citizenship Exhibit in Second Life where attendees will tour the exhibit and exhibitors will have the opportunity to present on their topics.
VCARA's first meeting of Fall 2017 will be August 28, 2017 @ 6pm SLT (Pacific) in Second Life!
Join the VCARA team of iSchool students and alumni as we plan events for the semester and discuss virtual worlds, information science, records administration, and education. You'll find good company, networking and learning opportunities, and more!