Many presentations of the successul virtual conference on "Virtual Worlds: Libraries, Education and Museums (VWLEM2008) have come available on the programm schedule
Barbara Galik and Kitty Pope predict the 2008 buzz word for Libraries in Virtual worlds is going to be: "Immersive education experiences" : change the current role of learning to one of immersive participation, roleplay, observation through building, reenacting, writing and participating. See their slides.
And there is more to come. The official tag for this event is: VWLEM2008. ( Flickr-set) Several transcript can be found on www.sleeds.org/chatlog