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Charlotte (NC) Public Library hosts gaming night: Halo 2 for 18+ crowd

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When making your case for collections, programs and services for gamers, connect gaming to:


Resources:

Beck, John C and Mitchell Wade. Got Game: How the Gamer Generation is Reshaping Business Forever. Harvard Business School Press, 2004.

Cassell, Justine and Henry Jenkins. From Barbie to Mortal Kombat: Gender and Computer Games. MIT Press, 1998.

Gee, James Paul. What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. Palgrave McMillan, 2003.

MLS Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Conference - Conference Website - go here to register!

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Blogs/Websites to Watch

Blog for AADL, which publicizes and tracks their video game tournaments for adults, teens and children.

Site for BPL (in Illinois) which promotes their quarterly Game Fests for teens.

Specific Blog Posts/Articles to Check Out

Book review of gaming-related titles for library purchase

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