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CyberCultures - ASB/SBS/SOC 205 -West campus

Enjoy this guide to the world of CyberCulture. You find links to information sources relevant to the course and an introduction to the multi-user virtual environment, Second Life.

Journal Articles



Abram, S. (2007). At second life, info pros will find much to see, do, learn, play with, try out. Information Outlook, 11(4), 34-36.

Abram, S. (2007). Future school libraries: A third presence in second life? MultiMedia & Internet@Schools, 14(3), 20-22.

ALA/Arts island opens in second life.(2007). American Libraries, 38(4), 12-12.

Ananthaswamy, A. (2007). A life less ordinary offers far more than just escapism. New Scientist, 195(2618), 26-27.

Barack, L. (2006). Virtual stacks go live. School Library Journal, 52(12), 26-26.

Bawden, D. (2007). Editorial

Bell, L., Peters, T., & Pope, K. (2007). Get a (second) life! Computers in Libraries, 27(1), 10-15.

Bell, L., Pope, K., & Peters, T. (2007). Digital libraries on the MUVE: A virtual adventure. Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 33(4), 2-2.

Blumenstein, L., & Oder, N. (2007). San jose SLIS embraces second life. Library Journal, 132(11), 17-17.

Blumenstein, L., & Oder, N. (2007). San jose SLIS embraces second life. Library Journal, 132(11), 17-17.

Bolton, A. (2007). What life? New Scientist, 195(2622), 25-25.

Boss, S. (2007). Even in a virtual world, 'stuff' matters. New York Times, 156(54062), 1-9.

Bugeja, M. J. (2007). Second life, revisited. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(12), C1-C4.

Bugeja, M. J. (2007). Second thoughts about second life. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(3), C2-C4.

Bugeja, M. J. (2008). Second thoughts about second life. Education Digest, 73(5), 18-22.

Carnevale, D. (2007). Colleges find they must police online worlds. Chronicle of Higher Education, 53(45), A22-24.

A critical look at the use of social software in the online classroom.(2007). Distance Education Report, 11(19), 1-6.

Dell, K. (2007). Second life's real-world problems. Time, 170(8), 49-50.

Eduserv awards over $660,000 for research into online learning in virtual worlds.(2007). Distance Education Report, 11(13), 8-8.

Erdman, J. (2007). Reference in a 3-D virtual world: Preliminary observations on library outreach in "second life.". Reference Librarian, 47(98), 29-39.

Essid, J. (2007). Sex, art, and education in second life. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(7), A46-A46.

Everts, S. (2007). Second life science. Chemical & Engineering News, 85(26), 49-49.

Eyring, T. (2007). Shakespeare in the metaverse. American Theatre, 24(6), 8-8.

Fass, A. (2007). Sex, pranks and reality. Forbes, 180(1), 48-48.

Floyd, J., Frank, I., MCook,Kathleen De La Peña, & Smith, A. (2007). Second life for librarians. Florida Libraries, 50(1), 4-7.

Foster, A. (2007). Campuses in second life are second-rate, author says. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(15), A26-A26.

Foster, A. L. (2007). Professor avatar. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(4), A24-A26.

Foster, A. L. (2007). The second life of peter J. ludlow. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(15), A25-A26.

Foster, A. L. (2007). Second life: Second thoughts and doubts. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(4), A25-A25.

Foster, A. L. (2007). Teaching geography in second life. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(10), 36-36.

Foster, A. L. (2008). Professor avatar. Education Digest, 73(5), 12-17.

Getting serious.(2007). Economist, 385(8558), 3-4.

Giles, J. (2007). Second life - under attack. New Scientist, 195(2619), 52-53.

Giles, J. (2007). Virtual entrepreneurs and griefers spoil the fantasy of online worlds. New Scientist, 195(2619), 28-29.

Godfrey, K., & Dinberg, D. (2007). A brave new virtual world, or, 500 librarians can't be wrong! Feliciter, 53(4), 214-215.

Grassian, E., & Trueman, R. B.,. (2007). Stumbling, bumbling, teleporting and flying ... librarian avatars in second life. Reference Services Review, 35(1), 84-89.

Graves, L. (2008). A second life for higher ed. U.S.News & World Report, 144(2), 49-50.

Hildreth, S. (2007). Engaging your community: A strategy for relevance in the twenty-first century. Public Libraries, 46(3), 7-9.

Hurst-Wahl, J. (2007). Librarians and second life. Information Outlook, 11(6), 45-53.

Karon, J. (2007). Virtual worlds in the real world. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(6), 41-41.

King, A. (2007). China get its own second life. BRW, 29(33), 10-10.

Lederman, L. (2007). "Stranger than fiction": Taxing virtual worlds. New York University Law Review, 82(6), 1620-1672.

Leitzell, K. (2008). A virtual laboratory. Scientific American Mind, 19(1), 14-14.

Lorenzetti, J. P. (2007). Teaching in second life: A brief FAQ. (cover story). Distance Education Report, 11(14), 1-2.

The making of second life: Notes from the new world.(2007). Publishers Weekly, 254(51), 41-41.

Mangan, K. (2008). Virtual worlds turn therapeutic for autistic disorders. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(18), A26-A26.

Mannes, G. (2007). Real estate suffers in virtual world too. Money, 36(11), 22-22.

McConnon, A. (2007). And now a virtual dress code. Business Week, (4046), 10-10.

McConnon, A., & Jana, R. (2007). In virtual. Business Week, (4038), 24-25.

McMillan, S. (2007). Second life: Cool world. Communication Arts, 49(5), 170-176.

Melby, T. (2008). How second life seeps into real life. (cover story). Contemporary Sexuality, 42(1), 1-6.

Moore, P. (2008). Editor's note. Education Digest, 73(5), 1-1.

Newitz, A. (2007). Virtual worlds are becoming more like the real world. New Scientist, 195(2620), 30-31.

Off the grid.(2008). Archaeology, 61(2), 12-12.

Orphan, S. (2007). San jose state opens second life campus. College & Research Libraries News, 68(6), 342-342.

Pedelty, M. (2008). Academic travel causes global warming. Chronicle of Higher Education, 54(20), C3-C3.

The 'real' world.(2007). Time, 170(13), 22-22.

Second life: Hype or hyperlearning?(2007). Future Survey, 29(12), 18-18.

Shields, M. (2007). CNN goes virtual. MediaWeek, 17(39), 6-6.

Sidel, R. (2008). Cheer up, ben: Your economy isn't as bad as this one. Wall Street Journal - Eastern Edition, 251(18), A1-A19.

Stothart, C. (2007). British library plans second life branch. Times Higher Education Supplement, (1804), 7-7.

Stott, D. (2007). Learning the second way. BMJ: British Medical Journal, 335(7630), 1122-1123.

Swanson, K. (2007). Second life: A science library presence in virtual reality. Science & Technology Libraries, 27(3), 79-86.

Totilo, S. (2007). Burning the virtual shoe leather. Columbia Journalism Review, 46(2), 38-44.

Trouble in paradise.(2007). Economist, 384(8542), 67-67.

A virtually perfect concert.(2007). Strad, 118(1410), 15-15.

Zerzan, J. (2007). Second-best life: Real virtualityTelos Press.

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