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• Over 2,000 players• Over 150,000 library events tracked• When surveyed, 60% said they felt it hadincreased their usage of the library and85% felt gamification was an appropriatetool within the context of educationHas it been successful?
That’s all...Thank you for listening!• http://library.hud.ac.uk/lidp• http://library.hud.ac.uk/lemontree• email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Quests in Library GamesKyle FelkerDigital Initiatives LibrarianGrand Valley State University@gwydion9
Chocolate Cake for Breakfast:A New Recipe for Legal ResourceOrientationsYoung LeeReference & Electronic Resources LibrarianUniversity of La Verne Law Library@leebrarian
The Other Side ofGamification:Funding and Other Tech ConsiderationsAnnie PhoResident LibrarianUniversity of Illinois at Chicago@catladylib
Breanne Kirsch, Public Services LibrarianUniversity of South Carolina Upstate@breezyalli
About the Interest Group• Mission: To discuss and promote gamemaking within the LITA community.– Established in 2012.• Current Chair: Breanne Kirsch• Current Vice-Chair: Cody Hanson
Group’s Web Presence• Wiki– http://gamemakinginterestgroup.wikispaces.com/• ALA Connect Page– http://connect.ala.org/node/167042• LITA’s IG Page– http://www.ala.org/lita/about/igs/game/lit-iggame
Game Making Information• Incorporating games into instruction.• Game making best practices.• Library game examples.• Suggested readings.
Meeting at ALA Annual• Sunday, June 30- 8:30am-10:00am– McCormick Place Convention Center N133– See http://ala13.ala.org/node/11062 fordetails.
Games in Libraries Book• Games in Libraries: Essays on Using Playto Connect and Instruct– Edited by Breanne Kirsch– Published by McFarland– Publication date December 7, 2013.
Gamification MOOC• Kevin Werbach, University of Pennsylvania– Free course through Coursera.• https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification– About the course: “This course examines themechanisms of gamification and provides anunderstanding of its effective use.”
GameRT Programs• Saturday, June 29– 1:00pm - 3:00pm- Now Showing @ ALA: ReturningFire: Interventions in Video Game Culture- S503a– 3:00pm - 4:00pm- Creating Game-BasedMakerspaces (GameRT Forum)- S106a• Monday, July 1– 1:00pm - 2:30pm - With Great Power Comes GreatResponsibility-IRRT Chairs Program- S404a