A short bibliography of off-line resources

This list may not always be kept fully up-to-date. For more recent publications please visit the Bookstores in the LearningWorks library and village.


Carr, P. and Pond, G. (2007). The Unofficial Tourists’ Guide to Second Life. London: Boxtree Ltd. ISBN: 0752226460. [Amazon]

Freedman, R. (2008). How to Make Real Money in Second Life: Boost Your Business, Market Your Services, and Sell Your Products in the World’s Hottest Virtual Community. London: McGraw-Hill Professional. ISBN: 0071508252. [Amazon]

Guest, T. (2007). Second Lives. London: Hutchinson. ISBN: 0091796571. [Amazon]

Heaton, J. (2007). Introduction to Linden Scripting Language for Second Life. St Louis: Heaton Research Inc. ISBN: 1604390042. [Amazon]

Heaton, J. (2007). Scripting Recipes for Second Life. St Louis: Heaton Research Inc. ISBN: 160439000X. [Amazon]

Heaton, J. (2007). Introduction to Textures, Animation Audio and Sculpting in Second Life. St Louis: Heaton Research Inc. ISBN: 1604390026. [Amazon]

Mansfield, R. (2007). How to Do Everything with Second Life.  London: McGraw-Hill Osborne.  ISBN: 0071497897. [Amazon]

Rymaszewski, M., Au, W.J., Wallace, M., Winters, C., Ondrejka, C. and BatstoneCunningham, B. (2006). Second Life: The Official Guide. London: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 047009608X. [Amazon]

Tapley, R. (2007). Designing Your Second Life. New Riders. ISBN: 0321503015. [Amazon]

Terdiman, D. (2007). Entrepreneurs Guide to Second Life: Making Money in the Metaverse. London: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 0470179147. [Amazon]

v3image (2007). A Beginner’s Guide to Second Life. Las Vegas, NV: Archebooks Publishing. ISBN: 1595071903. [Amazon]

Weber, A., RuferBach, K. and Platel, R. (2007). Creating Your World: The Official Guide to Advanced Content Creation for Second Life. London: John Wiley & Sons. ISBN: 0470171146. [Amazon]

Learning and teaching

Aldrich, C.  (2009).  Learning Online with Games, Simulations, and Virtual Worlds: Strategies for Online Instruction.  London: Jossey Bass.  ISBN-13: 978-0470438343.

Annetta, L.A., Folta. E. & Klesath, M. (2010). V-Learning: Distance Education in the 21st Century Through 3D Virtual Learning Environments. Berlin: Springer. ISBN-13: 978-9048136209

Cheney, A. & Sanders, R.L. (2011). Teaching and Learning in 3D Immersive Worlds: Pedagogical Models and Constructivist Approaches. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. ISBN-13: 978-1609605179

Heiphetz, A. & Woodill, G. (2010). Training and Collaboration with Virtual Worlds: How to Create Cost-Saving, Efficient and Engaging Programs. London: McGraw-Hill Professional. ISBN-13: 978-0071628020

Kapp, K.M. & O’Driscoll, A. (2010). Learning in 3D: Adding a New Dimension to Enterprise Learning and Collaboration. London: Jossey Bass. ISBN-13: 978-0470504734

Molka-Danielsen, J. & Mats Destchmann, M.  (2009). Learning and Teaching in the Virtual World of Second Life.  Trondheim, Norway: Tapir Academic Press. ISBN-13: 978-8251923538.

Peachey, A., Gillen, J., Livingstone, D. & Smith-Robbins, S. (2010). Researching Learning in Virtual Worlds. London: Springer. ISBN-13: 978-1849960465

Sheehy, K. (2010).  Virtual Worlds: Controversies at the Frontier of Education (Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World).  Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers Inc.  ISBN-13: 978-1608762613

Wankel, C. & Kingsley, J.  (2009).  Higher Education in Virtual Worlds: Teaching and Learning in Second Life.  Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISBN-13: 978-1849506090.

Legal, Ethical, and Political

Adrian, A. (2010). Law and Order in Virtual Worlds. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. ISBN-13: 978-1615207954

Duranske, B.T.  (2008). Virtual Law: Navigating the Legal Landscape of Virtual Worlds.  Chicago: American Bar Association.  ISBN: 978-1-60442-009-8

Sparrow, A.  (2010).  The Law of Virtual Worlds and Internet Social Networks.  Farnham: Gower.  ISBN-13: 978-0566088506

Wankel, C. & Malleck, S. (eds.) (2010). Emerging Ethical Issues of Life in Virtual Worlds.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.  ISBN-13: 978-1607523772


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