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Digital Games in European Libraries

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A presentation given at #IL2008 showing the connections between Europe and the USA, and how public libraries in the former are using video games.

A presentation given at #IL2008 showing the connections between Europe and the USA, and how public libraries in the former are using video games.

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    • 1. Digital Games in European Libraries John Kirriemuir www.silversprite.com
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    • 6. Kearney (Ireland) ‏
    • 7. Finnegan (Ireland) ‏
    • 8. McCain (Scotland) ‏
    • 9. Dee (Ireland) ‏ William I of Scotland
    • 10. Isle of Berneray Population: 126
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    • 18. “ No, but some of our public libraries have such media.” National Library of Austria
    • 19. “ We collect a copy of every game produced in France.” National Library of France
    • 20. “ We keep them within the stacks, in the same condition as the rest of the documents.” National Library of Catalonia
    • 21. “ “ All the games are in Estonian and meant for children about 8 years of age.” Tallinn Central Library
    • 22. “ No.” National Library of Belarus
    • 23. “ We receive digital games through the legal deposit requirement. The public libraries of Spain lend computer or video games.” National Library of Spain
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    • 26. “ We offer 300 PC and 121 Playstation games. Every game is lent 30 times on average per year.” Leipziger Stadtische Bibliotheken
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    • 32. Folkbibliotek och TV-spel: En kvalitativ studie av hur införandet av TV-spel på svenska folkbibliotek relaterar till införandet av andra nya medier. Public libraries and video games: A qualitative study of how the introduction of video games in Swedish public libraries relates to the introduction of other new medias. Karin Edman Olle Engström
    • 33. National vs local East vs west Independence of the local library
    • 34. www.silversprite.com “ The revolution will be catalogued” Further results, Amtrak travels and library stuff.
    • 35. Europe and the world http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/image/0512/eunight2_pv_big.jpg Illustration Credit & Copyright: Planetary Visions Ltd.; Courtesy: Kevin M. Tildsley Largest ancestry by US county (2000): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Census-2000-Data-Top-US-Ancestries-by-County.jpg Barack Obama: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmtimages/2284681757/ Joe Biden: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stephen_bolen/2848446732/ John McCain: http://www.flickr.com/photos/newshour/2829927266/ Sarah Palin: http://www.flickr.com/photos/newshour/2827079470/ Berneray from 30,000 feet: http://www.flickr.com/photos/focalplane/443592728/ European Union Parliament: http://www.flickr.com/photos/good_day/69998223/ European Union map: http://www.nationsonline.org/maps/countries_europe_map.jpg Euro: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffedoe/423917634/ Seventh European Framework Programme: http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/home_en.html National Library of Austria: http://www.flickr.com/photos/poom247/2911734400/ National Library of France: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hitchica/1393382643/ National Library of Catalonia: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dk-2920/2710789559/
    • 36. National Library of Estonia: http://www.flickr.com/photos/matti-lassila/94671466/ National Library of Belarus http://www.flickr.com/photos/terretta/315169508/ Royal Library of Spain: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cuellar/370663920/ Jean-Jacques Rousseau: http://mediatheque.montpellier-agglo.com/1207861147407/0/fiche___actualite/&RH=1159291833487 Hoeb4U: http://www.buecherhallen.de/aw/jugend/jugend_medien/~bhf/hoebu_games/ Leipzig library: http://www.flickr.com/photos/inkflip/133513579/ Norwegian government report http://www.regjeringen.no/pages/2089255/PDFS/STM200720080014000EN_PDFS.pdf Delft library PS2 and Xbox: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shifted/2341588237/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/shifted/2342416734/ City of Bristol libraries: http://www.bristol.gov.uk/ccm/content/Leisure-Culture/Libraries/charges.en Stoke on Trent libraries: http://www.stoke.gov.uk/ccm/navigation/leisure/libraries/ Malmo city library: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shannonrae/1716526176/ Stockholm branch library: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zbynak/1453648481/ Europe by night: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwworks/2712985768/ All other pictures by myself: http://www.flickr.com/photos/silversprite