Beyond Creation: Managing and Maintaining a Virtual Presence
Post on 02-Dec-2014
DESCRIPTIONPoster given at the virtual conference, "The Future is Now". http://www.opal-online.org/finindex.htm
- 1. Beyond Creation:
Managing and Maintaining
a Virtual Presence
SL Avatar Name: Mica Braun & Anteater Beaumont
Research Librarian for Emerging Technologies and Service Innovation
University of California, Irvine Libraries
2. History of Anteater Island
Created in 2007
Highlight library services and to offer a platform for research and teaching to UC Irvine faculty.
Sandbox plots surrounding a central library square.
Plots can be deeded to interested affiliates for limited periods of time.
Anteater Island pre-2009
Anteater Island post-2009
3. Creating Vision
- Draw on the mission, goals and objectives of your organization
4. Describe what you want to see in the future 5. Be positive and inspiring 6. Do not assume that the system will be the same in the future 7. Be open to dramatic changes within your organization, i.e. teaching techniques, facilities, methodologies, etc.