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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
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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. “ The revolution will be catalogued” Further results, Amtrak travels and library stuff.
    • 35. Europe and the world Illustration Credit & Copyright: Planetary Visions Ltd.; Courtesy: Kevin M. Tildsley Largest ancestry by US county (2000): Barack Obama: Joe Biden: John McCain: Sarah Palin: Berneray from 30,000 feet: European Union Parliament: European Union map: Euro: Seventh European Framework Programme: National Library of Austria: National Library of France: National Library of Catalonia:
    • 36. National Library of Estonia: National Library of Belarus Royal Library of Spain: Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Hoeb4U: Leipzig library: Norwegian government report Delft library PS2 and Xbox: City of Bristol libraries: Stoke on Trent libraries: Malmo city library: Stockholm branch library: Europe by night: All other pictures by myself: