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First time here? Watch the original Gaming in Libraries class first!

Gaming in Libraries Book

After teaching the course, I took the topics from the course and expanded upon them, and wrote a 200+ page book on the topic called Everyone Plays at the Library It is now available from Information Today at http://books.infotoday.com/books/Everyone-Plays-At-The-Library.shtml.

I did a small promotional video which you can download at http://www.archive.org/download/GamingInLibrariesBook-EveryonePlaysAtTheLibrary/NewProject19.m4v

or you can watch it via YouTube below:

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Gaming in Libraries Session 22 – Conclusions and Keeping Up

We’ve made it to the end! Here are some ways you can keep up with gaming in libraries.

Also, I’ve got a survey about the class that I’d like you to take. It won’t take long, and the feedback is important to help me justify this course! Also, it will help me know what types of things to cover in future videos. You will find the survey at
http://www.gamesinlibraries.org/course/?page_id=202

Please take this right away before you forget what was in the course!

Also, if you have enjoyed this experience, please post a brief review about the class on your favorite discussion board or mailing list!

You can download it from the Internet Archive at http://www.archive.org/download/GamingInLibrariesClassSession22/session22.m4v

URLs from the video:

http://librarygamingtoolkit.org

Games and Gaming MIG: http://connect.ala.org/node/66247
LibGaming Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/LibGaming
Board Game Podcasts: http://boardgamepodcasts.com
RPG Podcasts: http://rpgpodcasts.com
Video Game Podcasts: http://www.daleisphere.com/best-video-game-podcasts-updated/
Gaming in Libraries Podcast: http://gamesinlibraries.org
Board Games with Scott: http://boardgameswithscott.com
Survey about course: http://gamesinlibraries.org/course/?page_id=202

To talk about this Session, head over to ALA Connect at
http://connect.ala.org/forum/10310

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Gaming in Libraries Session 21 – Concerns about Gaming

In this session, I talk about some of the common concerns about gaming and how I typically address them.

You can download it from the Internet Archive at http://www.archive.org/download/GamingInLibrariesClassSession21/session21.m4v

URLs from the video:

http://bustedtees.com/dysentery

http://librarygamingtoolkit.org/legal.html

http://www.ascap.com/licensing

http://www.bmi.com/licensing

To talk about this Session, head over to ALA Connect at
http://connect.ala.org/forum/10310

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Gaming in Libraries Guest Speaker – Paul Waelichli on Using Learning Strategies from Games

Paul Waelchli is back again! This time, Paul’s talking about how people learn from games, and how we can take those lessons and improve our own teaching.

You can download it from the Internet Archive at http://www.archive.org/download/GamingInLibrariesClass-GuestPaulWaelchliOnTeachingThroughGame/pauliltoteach.m4v

To talk about this Session, head over to ALA Connect at
http://connect.ala.org/forum/10310

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Gaming in Libraries Guest Speaker – Beth Gallaway

Beth Gallaway is an independent information consultant who works with libraries on gaming programs. She talks about traditional Reader’s Advisory for gamers.

You can download it from the Internet Archive at http://ia301509.us.archive.org/0/items/GamingInLibrariesClass-GuestBethGallaway/Beth.m4v

To talk about this Session, head over to ALA Connect at
http://connect.ala.org/forum/10310

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Gaming in Libraries Course Session 20 – Assessment

After running a gaming program, the assessment is critical to be able to justify the program and ensure it is meeting the goals.

You can download it from the Internet Archive at http://www.archive.org/download/GamingInLibrariesClassSession20/session20.m4v

I’ve put some sample assessment tools on this blog for you to start with. You will need to adapt them to your goals. – http://www.gamesinlibraries.org/course/?page_id=196

To talk about this Session, head over to ALA Connect at
http://connect.ala.org/forum/10310

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Gaming in Libraries Session 19 – Running a Gaming Program

In this lesson, Scott goes through many tips on setting up the games for a gaming program.

You can download it from the Internet Archive at http://www.archive.org/download/GamingInLibrariesClassSession19_49/session19.m4v

To talk about this Session, head over to ALA Connect at
http://connect.ala.org/forum/10310

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Gaming in Libraries – Session 18 – Building a Game Collection

Session 18 – Building a Game Collection

After you’ve decided what games to purchase, here are some things to think about as you build up your game collection.

You can download it from the Internet Archive at http://www.archive.org/download/GamingInLibrariesClassSession18/session18.m4v

URLs from the video:
Small World on BGWS – http://www.boardgameswithscott.com/?p=206
Funagain – http://www.funagain.com/control/rc?p=libraryschool

To talk about this Session, head over to ALA Connect at
http://connect.ala.org/forum/10310

Disclaimer – I have a prior relationship with Funagain games through my work with Board Games with Scott. However, I do not get anything for referring you to them, nor do I get anything if you purchase from the site above.

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Gaming in Libraries – Midweek Guest speaker Allan Kleiman

Surprise!

I’m bringing you a mid-week guest speaker, as his talk falls right in line with Session 17. Allan works on gaming for older adults, and talks about his experiences with gaming and outreach with seniors.

You can download it from the Internet Archive at http://www.archive.org/download/GamingInLibrariesClass-GuestAllanKleiman/allan.m4v

To talk about this Session, head over to ALA Connect at
http://connect.ala.org/forum/10310

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Gaming in Libraries Session 17 – Marketing and Partnerships

Session 17 – Marketing and Partnerships

Today! Join Scott on UStream for a live video chat. I’ll take your questions and talk about games in libraries! Come to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/gaming-in-libraries between 3-4 eastern today, Tuesday, June 23!

In this lesson, Scott talks about marketing gaming programs and setting up partnerships between the library and other groups.

You can download it from the Internet Archive at http://www.archive.org/download/GamingInLibrariesClassSession17_383/session17.m4v

To talk about this Session, head over to ALA Connect at
http://connect.ala.org/forum/10310

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