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Gaming Symposium with Lynn

Forgive my belated post from Monday’s Gaming in Libraries Symposium. I’ve been traveling ever since with little time to stop and take note. I thought it went very well. It was probably the most enthusiastic group of conference-goers I’ve seen in a while. They asked lots and lots of questions after our talk, which Giz... more

The First Annual ALA Gaming Symposium

I am currently attending the 2007 ALA Gaming Symposium in Chicago! (Actually, it is at the Marriott near O’Hare) Since arriving Sunday morning, I’ve listened to a bevy of speakers, participated in a Wii tournament, and given a presentation with Lynn and Lori Critz from Georgia Tech, and there is still an entire day left... more

Library 2.0 at UNCG (Lauren’s report)

For those who have been following the evolution of Library 2.0, a lot of this will be familiar… so I am just going to include links to most of what was covered: Tim Bucknall highlighted the OCLC findings Patrons want self-sufficiency, satisfaction, and seamlessness Danny Nanez highlighted Michael Habib’s Academic Library 2.0 Discussed Blackboard, pathfinders,... more

“GetGame@ZSR” at ECU

On Wednesday, June 6th, I gave a presentation to the staff of the Joyner Library at ECU on GetGame@ZSR. Mark Sanders, one of their librarians, heard me speak on the topic at ALA in New Orleans last year, and he had Emily Blankenship, from the Joyner Reference department ask if I would be willing to... more

Gaming presentations at ACRL

Back to blogging, after catching up on email. I will try to group some of the presentations I attended: I tried to attend as many presentations on gaming in libraries as I could, since that has become a specialty of ours at ZSR and Giz and I are scheduled to present at the 2nd Gaming... more