Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Gaming in the library: bibliography

I'm working on a newsletter submission, and I am reviewing several studies and other articles:

Teens, Video Games, and Civics, a September 2008 report by the Pew Internet Project

The Civic Potential of Video Games, an occasional paper of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Digital Media and Learning Program

Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project, a November 2008 white paper from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning

Gaming and Libraries Update: Broadening the Intersections, the April 2008 issue of Library Technology Reports, edited by Jenny Levine.

Library Games, a blog "investigating the worlds of gaming and libraries since at least last week"

Games in the Library, a blog post from GameSpot @ ComicCon 2008

Kindred Gamers: NY Public Library as Video Parlor, a blog entry at CultureGrrl, Lee Rosenbaum's cultural commentary.

Gaming @ your library, an article from the Midwinter issue of American Libraries

News about Games and Gaming, a blog from ALA

Get Your Game On: Video Gaming at the Library, a Fall 2007 Southwest Florida Library Network workshop presentation by Beth Gallaway

Research Quest, a blog of "educational applications for video games and gaming strategies. My quest for learning... with a few library stops along the way"

National Gaming Day @ your library, from I Love Libraries

Libraries Lure with Video Games, an April 21, 2008, article published in the Omaha World-Herald

Why Games Belong in Libraries, a Library Gamer blog entry

Libraries Got Game, from the School Library System of Genesee Valley BOCES

Games and Gaming Resources, the ALA gaming resources wiki

Teen Tech Week - Teen Tech Week encourages teens to use libraries' nonprint resources for education and recreation, and to recognize that librarians are qualified, trusted professionals in the field of information technology.

Youth and Library Use Study, a June 2007 ALA study conducted by Harris Interactive

The Librarian's Guide to Gaming, an Online Toolkit, sponsored by ALA and Verizon

Feel free to read up and comment back to me what you think.

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