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Gaming in the Library: SirsiDynix Institute March 13

Submitted by Teresa Koltzenburg on March 12, 2007 - 2:45pm
  • [G]aming has tremendous potential for libraries to reach out to new users, offer new services, and help complement efforts in community building, information literacy, and other areas.—

Stephen Abram Learn more about gaming and libraries from Jenny Levine, the mastermind behind the upcoming ALA TechSource Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium.

On Tuesday, March 13, 2007, tune into Jenny talking about the possibilities for and successes of gaming—and the accompanying learning and outreach benefits gaming can bring to—libraries in her Web Seminar at the SirsiDynix Institute:

  • Gaming in the Library

  • March 13, 2007

  • 12 p.m. Eastern; Length: 1 hr

More Info. here
Register Here And if you can't make it tomorrow, Web seminars at the SirsiDynix Institute are archived, so check out Jenny's presentation via the archive.

Learn more about the ALA TechSource Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium, slated for July 2224, 2007, at the O'Hare Marriott in Chicago.

Watch this blog and The Shifted Librarian Blog for information about when registration will be available (approximately early April) as well as about the preliminary program for the event. Technorati tags: ALA TechSource, gaming, gaming and libraries, libraries, SirsiDynix Institute, SirsiDynix, TechSource

Comments (1)

This is an interesting post

This is an interesting post – I think gaming is a wonderful way for libraries to build a community (or to build a community regardless.) Hoping to see this take off and become a pretty standard thing within libraries. Pity that on the other side of the world, where I am, it hasn't taken off yet-- but I'm sure it will happen eventually.