december, 2019

15dec5:00 pm5:20 pmFeaturedVirtual World Educational Projects Overview at CVLValerie Hill / Valibrarian Gregg & Alyse Dunavant-Jones5:00 pm - 5:20 pm

Event Details

This presentation will share an overview of open sim projects developed by the Community Virtual Library. The CVL Hypergrid Resource Library, located in Avacon and Kitely, as well as several other projects will be highlighted.


(Sunday) 5:00 pm - 5:20 pm


OSCC Keynote Regions

Hypergrid address:

Speakers for this event

  • Alyse Dunavant-Jones

    Alyse Dunavant-Jones

    MLIS Student, SJSU

    Alyse Dunavant-Jones earned her MLS at San Jose State University Ischool and has an interest in virtual world librarianship. She is the Assistant Director of the Community Virtual Library.

    MLIS Student, SJSU

  • Marie Vans / amvans Lapis

    Marie Vans / amvans Lapis

    Research Scientist / HP Labs

    Dr. Marie Vans holds a Ph.D. in computer science and works as a Research Scientist at Hewlett-Packard. She is an author of over 50 technical papers and holder of 20 U.S. patents. Marie is currently researching virtual reality for use in education.

    Research Scientist / HP Labs

  • Valerie Hill / Valibrarian Gregg

    Valerie Hill / Valibrarian Gregg

    Director, Community Virtual Library

    Dr. Valerie Hill received her MLS from Texas Woman’s University in 2007 and a PhD in Library and Information Science in 2012. Valerie is a library and information science educator with a research focus on the intersection of information literacy and global digital participatory culture and serves as Director of the Community Virtual Library.


    Director, Community Virtual Library

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