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CORE COLLECTIONS:  Circulating Games at the Library
SLIDES & LINKS will be posted on my BLOG: http://infogdss.wordpress.com   <ul><li>Beth Gallaway </li></ul><ul><li>CONTACT:...
DOES YOUR  LIBRARY  CIRCULATE VIDEO GAMES?* *Nicholson, Scott. (2007). The Role of Gaming in Libraries: Taking the Pulse. ...
WHAT % OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES  CIRCULATE VIDEO GAMES?* 30% *Nicholson, Scott. (2007). The Role of Gaming in Libraries: Taking...
GAMING COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT <ul><li>Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy guides </li></ul><ul><li>Nonfiction about gamin...
COLLECTION POLICY CONSIDERATIONS <ul><li>Formats  </li></ul><ul><li>Breadth & Depth </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul>
FORMATS <ul><li>Console </li></ul><ul><ul><li>XBox / XBox 360 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sony PlayStation 2/3 </li></ul></...
BREADTH & DEPTH <ul><li>Genres </li></ul><ul><li>Styles </li></ul><ul><li>Age ranges </li></ul><ul><li>Ratings </li></ul>
HAVE YOU EVER PLAYED A GAME  RATED “M” FOR MATURE? <ul><li>YES </li></ul><ul><li>NO </li></ul>
WHAT PERCENTAGE OF GAMES    SOLD IN 2006 WERE RATED M?* * Entertainment Software Association. Top 10 Facts. http://www.the...
GAME POLICY QUESTIONS <ul><li>Who is the collection for? </li></ul><ul><li>What formats will you collect? </li></ul><ul><l...
SAMPLE VIDEO GAME POLICY <ul><li>Schwarzwalder, Jami. “Video Game Collection Development Policy.”  Super Mario Brothers Me...
PURCHASING GAMES <ul><li>From game stores </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Game Stop, EB Games, Game Crazy  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fr...
COLLECTION MANAGEMENT <ul><li>Storage depends on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>staff </li></ul>...
THEFT <ul><li>Choose secure storage </li></ul><ul><li>Build community </li></ul><ul><li>Examine circulation policies </li>...
SECURE STORAGE <ul><li>Kwik Cases </li></ul><ul><li>Locking Caps </li></ul><ul><li>Locking Security Straps </li></ul>Gamin...
BEST PRACTICES: COLLECTIONS <ul><li>Rockridge </li></ul><ul><li>Ages 13-18 year olds </li></ul><ul><li>PS2 games  </li></u...
WHAT MAKES A GOOD GAME? <ul><li>Replayability   </li></ul><ul><li>Plot </li></ul><ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Charact...
ASTEROIDS
ZORK
STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC
 
SETTING
REALISTIC SETTINGS
CHARACTER
PHYSICS
SUPPORT
SOUND
GAME AWARDS <ul><li>BAFTA -  http://www.bafta.org/   </li></ul><ul><li>IGN -  http://bestof.ign.com   </li></ul><ul><li>Ac...
OTHER RESOURCES <ul><li>Gamer Dad - http://www.gamingwithchildren.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Video Game Librarian  –   http://...
GAME REVIEWS <ul><li>School Library Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Voice of Youth Advocates “Get Your Game On” column </li></ul...
EXERCISE #3 WHAT MAKES A GOOD GAME?
PC GAMES FOR CHILDREN <ul><li>Civ City: Rome (Take Two Interactive, 2006)  </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Nemo (Disney/Pixar, 2...
PC GAMES FOR TEENS <ul><li>The Lord of the Rings II: The Battle for Middle-earth (EA, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Medal of Hon...
PLAYSTATION 3 GAMES FOR CHILDREN <ul><li>FIFA Soccer 08 (EA Games, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Kung Fu Panda the Game (Activis...
PLAYSTATION 3 GAMES FOR TEENS <ul><li>American Idol Karaoke Revolution. (Konami/Blitz, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Guitar Hero...
WII GAMES FOR CHILDREN <ul><li>Boom Blox. (EA, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>MarioKart (Nintendo, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Elebit...
WII GAMES FOR TEENS <ul><li>Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess  (Nintendo 2006)   </li></ul><ul><li>Rayman Raging Rabbids ...
XBOX 360 GAMES FOR CHILDREN <ul><li>Beijing 2008: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games (Sega, 2008)  </li></ul><ul...
XBOX 360 GAMES FOR TEENS <ul><li>Beautiful Katamari.  (Namco, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Fight Night Round 3 (EA, 2006) </li>...
CORE COLLECTIONS <ul><li>http://del.icio.us/informationgoddess29/corecollections </li></ul>
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    1. 1. CORE COLLECTIONS: Circulating Games at the Library
    2. 2. SLIDES & LINKS will be posted on my BLOG: http://infogdss.wordpress.com <ul><li>Beth Gallaway </li></ul><ul><li>CONTACT: </li></ul><ul><li>603.247.3196 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://informationgoddess.info </li></ul><ul><li>http://del.icio.us/informationgoddess29 </li></ul>
    3. 3. DOES YOUR LIBRARY CIRCULATE VIDEO GAMES?* *Nicholson, Scott. (2007). The Role of Gaming in Libraries: Taking the Pulse. July 2007. http://boardgameswithscott.com/pulse2007.pdf YES NO
    4. 4. WHAT % OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES CIRCULATE VIDEO GAMES?* 30% *Nicholson, Scott. (2007). The Role of Gaming in Libraries: Taking the Pulse. July 2007. http://boardgameswithscott.com/pulse2007.pdf
    5. 5. GAMING COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT <ul><li>Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy guides </li></ul><ul><li>Nonfiction about gaming </li></ul><ul><li>Fiction with gaming as a plot or subplot </li></ul>
    6. 6. COLLECTION POLICY CONSIDERATIONS <ul><li>Formats </li></ul><ul><li>Breadth & Depth </li></ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul>
    7. 7. FORMATS <ul><li>Console </li></ul><ul><ul><li>XBox / XBox 360 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sony PlayStation 2/3 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nintendo Gamecube/Wii </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Handhelds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nintendo DS (DS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Playstation Portable (PSP) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PC </li></ul>
    8. 8. BREADTH & DEPTH <ul><li>Genres </li></ul><ul><li>Styles </li></ul><ul><li>Age ranges </li></ul><ul><li>Ratings </li></ul>
    9. 9. HAVE YOU EVER PLAYED A GAME RATED “M” FOR MATURE? <ul><li>YES </li></ul><ul><li>NO </li></ul>
    10. 10. WHAT PERCENTAGE OF GAMES SOLD IN 2006 WERE RATED M?* * Entertainment Software Association. Top 10 Facts. http://www.theesa.com/facts/top_10_facts.php 15%
    11. 11. GAME POLICY QUESTIONS <ul><li>Who is the collection for? </li></ul><ul><li>What formats will you collect? </li></ul><ul><li>What genres will you collect? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your selection criteria? </li></ul><ul><li>What resources will you use to select? </li></ul><ul><li>Where will you purchase from? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there a donation policy? </li></ul><ul><li>How will the collection be classified/cataloged? </li></ul><ul><li>Where will the collection be stored? </li></ul><ul><li>How will it be displayed? </li></ul><ul><li>What security measures need to be taken? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the procedure for materials challenge? </li></ul>Gaming, Learning & Libraries July 2007
    12. 12. SAMPLE VIDEO GAME POLICY <ul><li>Schwarzwalder, Jami. “Video Game Collection Development Policy.” Super Mario Brothers Memorial Public Library. November 2005. http://www.mbmpl.org/vg/?page_id=6 . </li></ul>Gaming, Learning & Libraries July 2007
    13. 13. PURCHASING GAMES <ul><li>From game stores </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Game Stop, EB Games, Game Crazy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From library companies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Baker & Taylor, Thomas Kline/Crimson Multimedia, S&S Worldwide </li></ul></ul><ul><li>From retailers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Amazon.com, Comp USA, Best Buy, Circuit City, Wal*Mart </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Direct from the publisher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Red Octane </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Game Tap, PlayFirst, Direct2Drive, Overdrive </li></ul></ul>Gaming, Learning & Libraries July 2007
    14. 14. COLLECTION MANAGEMENT <ul><li>Storage depends on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>space </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>replacement/repair </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>resistance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Theft </li></ul><ul><ul><li>start with programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>start small </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. THEFT <ul><li>Choose secure storage </li></ul><ul><li>Build community </li></ul><ul><li>Examine circulation policies </li></ul>Gaming, Learning & Libraries July 2007
    16. 16. SECURE STORAGE <ul><li>Kwik Cases </li></ul><ul><li>Locking Caps </li></ul><ul><li>Locking Security Straps </li></ul>Gaming, Learning & Libraries July 2007
    17. 17. BEST PRACTICES: COLLECTIONS <ul><li>Rockridge </li></ul><ul><li>Ages 13-18 year olds </li></ul><ul><li>PS2 games </li></ul><ul><li>2 games/patron </li></ul><ul><li>No holds/renewals </li></ul><ul><li>7 day free checkout </li></ul><ul><li>$1/day late fee </li></ul><ul><li>$50/replacement fee </li></ul><ul><li>Genres: sports, adventure, racing, fighting, and shooters. </li></ul><ul><li>Helen McGraw </li></ul><ul><li>E, E10+ and T </li></ul><ul><li>PS2 and PC games </li></ul><ul><li>14 day circ </li></ul><ul><li>$.25/day late fee </li></ul><ul><li>game cost+$5/replacement fee </li></ul><ul><li>Genres: compilations, sports, racing games, platformers, unique and quirky titles </li></ul>
    18. 18. WHAT MAKES A GOOD GAME? <ul><li>Replayability </li></ul><ul><li>Plot </li></ul><ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Character </li></ul><ul><li>Graphics </li></ul><ul><li>Sound track </li></ul><ul><li>Modification/Customization </li></ul><ul><li>Uniqueness </li></ul>
    19. 19. ASTEROIDS
    20. 20. ZORK
    21. 21. STAR WARS: KNIGHTS OF THE OLD REPUBLIC
    22. 23. SETTING
    23. 24. REALISTIC SETTINGS
    24. 25. CHARACTER
    25. 26. PHYSICS
    26. 27. SUPPORT
    27. 28. SOUND
    28. 29. GAME AWARDS <ul><li>BAFTA - http://www.bafta.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>IGN - http://bestof.ign.com </li></ul><ul><li>Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences http://www.interactive.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>GameSpot - http://www.gamespot.com </li></ul><ul><li>GameSpy - http://goty.gamespy.com </li></ul><ul><li>Game Developer’s Choice Awards - http://www.gamechoiceawards.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Game Critics Awards http://www.gamecriticsawards.com/ </li></ul>
    29. 30. OTHER RESOURCES <ul><li>Gamer Dad - http://www.gamingwithchildren.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Video Game Librarian – http://www.videogamelibrarian.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Video Game Report Card by National Institute on Media and the Family http://www.mediafamily.org/ </li></ul>
    30. 31. GAME REVIEWS <ul><li>School Library Journal </li></ul><ul><li>Voice of Youth Advocates “Get Your Game On” column </li></ul><ul><li>Gaming Magazines </li></ul><ul><li>Tech Magazines </li></ul>
    31. 32. EXERCISE #3 WHAT MAKES A GOOD GAME?
    32. 33. PC GAMES FOR CHILDREN <ul><li>Civ City: Rome (Take Two Interactive, 2006)  </li></ul><ul><li>Finding Nemo (Disney/Pixar, 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>I Spy Spooky Mansion Deluxe (Riverhillsoft, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy Drew: Legend of the Crystal Skull (ValuSoft Inc., 2008). </li></ul><ul><li>Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 (Atari, 2004) </li></ul>
    33. 34. PC GAMES FOR TEENS <ul><li>The Lord of the Rings II: The Battle for Middle-earth (EA, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Medal of Honor: Allied Assault (EA Games, 2002) </li></ul><ul><li>The Movies (Lionhead, 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Psychonauts (Majesco, 2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Sid Meier’s Pirates! (2K Games, 2005) </li></ul>
    34. 35. PLAYSTATION 3 GAMES FOR CHILDREN <ul><li>FIFA Soccer 08 (EA Games, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Kung Fu Panda the Game (Activision/Dreamworks, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Ratchet & Tank: Tools of Destruction (Sony/Insomniac, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>MX vs ATV: Untamed (THQ, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon (Sierra, 2008) </li></ul>
    35. 36. PLAYSTATION 3 GAMES FOR TEENS <ul><li>American Idol Karaoke Revolution. (Konami/Blitz, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Guitar Hero III (Red Octane, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Lair. (SCEA, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>The Simpsons Game. (EA, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Tiger Woods PGA Tour 07 (EA, 2007) </li></ul>
    36. 37. WII GAMES FOR CHILDREN <ul><li>Boom Blox. (EA, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>MarioKart (Nintendo, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Elebits (Konami, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Super Paper Mario (Nintendo, 2007)   </li></ul><ul><li>Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam (Activision, 2006) </li></ul>
    37. 38. WII GAMES FOR TEENS <ul><li>Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Nintendo 2006)   </li></ul><ul><li>Rayman Raging Rabbids (Ubisoft, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Super Smash Brothers Brawl (Nintendo, 2008) Fighting.   </li></ul><ul><li>Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam (Activision, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Trauma Center: Second Opinion </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    38. 39. XBOX 360 GAMES FOR CHILDREN <ul><li>Beijing 2008: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games (Sega, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Bionicle Heroes (TT Games, Inc, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (EA, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Robo Blitz (Naked Sky, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Viva Pinata (Microsoft, 2007) </li></ul>
    39. 40. XBOX 360 GAMES FOR TEENS <ul><li>Beautiful Katamari. (Namco, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Fight Night Round 3 (EA, 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Eidos, Traveller’s Tales, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>Lost Odyssey (Mistwalker/Microsoft Studios, 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Project Gotham Racing 3 (Microsoft Game Studios/Bizarre Creations, 2005) </li></ul>
    40. 41. CORE COLLECTIONS <ul><li>http://del.icio.us/informationgoddess29/corecollections </li></ul>
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