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    • 1. CORE COLLECTIONS: Circulating Games at the Library Presented at CLA 2008 by Beth Gallaway
    • 2. GAMING COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT
      • Magazines
      • Strategy guides
      • Nonfiction about gaming
      • Fiction with gaming as a plot or subplot
      • Games!
    • 3. COLLECTION POLICY CONSIDERATIONS
      • Formats (Platform)
      • Breadth & Depth
      • Budget
      • Ratings
    • 4. PLATFORM
      • Console
        • XBox / XBox 360
        • Sony PlayStation 2/3
        • Nintendo Gamecube/Wii
      • Handhelds
        • Nintendo DS (DS)
        • Playstation Portable (PSP)
      • PC
    • 5. POLICY QUESTIONS
      • Who is the collection for?
      • What formats will you collect?
      • What genres will you collect?
      • What is your selection criteria?
      • What resources will you use to select?
      • Where will you purchase from?
      • Is there a donation policy?
      • How will the collection be classified/cataloged?
      • Where will the collection be stored?
      • How will it be displayed?
      • What security measures need to be taken?
      • What is the procedure for materials challenge?
    • 6. GAME REVIEWS
      • Ask your patrons!
      • School Library Journal
      • Voice of Youth Advocates
      • Gaming Magazines
      • Gamer Dad - http://www.gamingwithchildren.com/
      • Video Game Librarian - http://www.videogamelibrarian.com/
      • Video Game Report Card by National Institute on Media & the Family - http://www.mediafamily.org/
    • 7. FINDING GOOD GAMES
      • Replayability
      • Plot
      • Setting
      • Character
      • Graphics
      • Sound track
      • Customization
      • Uniqueness
    • 8. SETTING
    • 9. SOUND
    • 10. PURCHASING GAMES
      • From game stores
        • Game Stop, Game Crazy
      • From library companies
        • Baker & Taylor, Thomas Kline/Crimson Multimedia, S&S Worldwide
      • From retailers
        • Amazon.com, Comp USA, Best Buy, Circuit City, Wal*Mart
      • Direct from the publisher
        • Red Octane
    • 11. MODEL COLLECTIONS
      • Rockridge
      • Ages 13-18 year olds
      • PS2 games
      • 2 games/patron
      • No holds/renewals
      • 7 day free checkout
      • $1/day late fee
      • $50/replacement fee
      • Genres: sports, adventure, racing, fighting, and shooters.
      • Helen McGraw
      • E, E10+ and T
      • PS2 and PC games
      • 14 day circ
      • $.25/day late fee
      • game cost+$5/replacement fee
      • Genres: compilations, sports, racing games, platformers, unique and quirky titles
    • 12. PC GAMES FOR CHILDREN
      •  
      • Finding Nemo (Disney/Pixar, 2005)
      • Legend of the Crystal Skull
      • (Her Interactive, Inc., 2008).
      • Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 (Atari, 2004)
    • 13.
      • The Lord of the Rings II: The Battle for Middle-earth (EA, 2006)
      • The Movies (Lionhead, 2005)
      • Psychonauts (Majesco, 2005)
      PC GAMES FOR TEENS
    • 14.
      • FIFA Soccer 08 (EA Games, 2007)
      • Kung Fu Panda (Activision, 2008)
      • Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon (Sierra, 2008)
      PS3 GAMES FOR CHILDREN
    • 15.
      • Guitar Hero III (Red Octane, 2008)
      • The Simpsons Game. (EA, 2007)
      • Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 (EA, 2008)
      PS3 GAMES FOR TEENS
    • 16.
      • Boom Blox. (EA, 2008)
      • Elebits (Konami, 2006)
      • Super Paper Mario (Nintendo, 2007)  
      WII GAMES FOR CHILDREN
    • 17.
      • Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Nintendo 2006)  
      • MarioKart (Nintendo, 2008)
      • Super Smash Brothers Brawl (Nintendo, 2008)  
      •  
      WII GAMES FOR TEENS
    • 18.
      • Bionicle Heroes (TT Games, Inc, 2006)
      • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (EA, 2007)
      • Viva Pinata (Microsoft, 2007)
      XBOX 360 GAMES FOR CHILDREN
    • 19.
      • Beautiful Katamari. (Namco, 2007)
      • Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Eidos, Traveller’s Tales, 2008)
      • Project Gotham Racing 3 (Microsoft Game Studios/Bizarre Creations, 2005)
      XBOX 360 GAMES FOR TEENS
    • 20. CONTACT
      • Beth Gallaway
      • 603-247-3196
      • [email_address]
      • http://informationgoddess.info
      • Slides: Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/informationgoddess29
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