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Audio from GLLS2007: Building a Gaming Community and a Game Friendly Environment

Submitted by Jenny Levine on August 20, 2007 - 3:53pm

By Donald Dennis
Presented July 23, 2007

Don Dennis talks about building a gaming community "Game environments for traditional and modern board games, card games, RPGs, or even electronic games are not the traditional domain of libraries. Games are, by and large, an interactive activity. Formal and informal communities have developed around board games, card games, RPGs (role playing games), or even electronic games.

This presentation will discuss physical and social issues library facilities must consider to best facilitate games programs - physical needs, developing game collections suitable for your existing library environment, tapping into game communities, and exploiting industry resources. Dennis will discuss outreach to local clubs, companies, area events, and game industry organizations." More info....

Listen to an MP3 audio file of this session (39MB, 42:56)

tags: glls2007, gaming in libraries