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Here is the first part of a talk by David Rumsey about  the transformation of his library of historical maps into digital format. This is a great example of someone tapping into the huge potential of digital media.

It is exciting to see Rumsey’s engagement with Second Life. Here in New Zealand there are a number of initiatives to use Second Life in tertiary education, and I think there is a great (as yet largely untapped) opportunity for libraries to participate in Second Life learning projects as well.

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