Selection of Gaming Hardware Kathryn Kelley 9410 Developing and Organizing Media Collections Assignment 2 October 7, 2008
Procedure for selecting and purchasing equipment <ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>library goals </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Popular Social Games <ul><li>Dance Dance Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Guitar Hero </li></ul><ul><li>Rock Band </li></ul><u...
Top Gaming Systems <ul><li>Nintendo Wii </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Xbox 360 </li></ul><ul><li>Sony Playstation 3 </li></ul>
Basic Hardware Components <ul><li>Console </li></ul><ul><li>Controllers </li></ul><ul><li>Projector </li></ul><ul><li>TV M...
Budget/Purchasing Plan <ul><li>Budget for game consoles and basic </li></ul><ul><li>components for three branches, plus: <...
Management <ul><li>Hardware for in-library use only </li></ul><ul><li>Secure storage when not in use </li></ul><ul><li>Sup...
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Gaming in the Public Library pt 2

  1. 1. Selection of Gaming Hardware Kathryn Kelley 9410 Developing and Organizing Media Collections Assignment 2 October 7, 2008
  2. 2. Procedure for selecting and purchasing equipment <ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>library goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>game selection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>usability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>popularity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>price </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Popular Social Games <ul><li>Dance Dance Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>Guitar Hero </li></ul><ul><li>Rock Band </li></ul><ul><li>Mario Kart </li></ul><ul><li>Wii Sports </li></ul>
  4. 4. Top Gaming Systems <ul><li>Nintendo Wii </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Xbox 360 </li></ul><ul><li>Sony Playstation 3 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Basic Hardware Components <ul><li>Console </li></ul><ul><li>Controllers </li></ul><ul><li>Projector </li></ul><ul><li>TV Monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Speakers </li></ul>
  6. 6. Budget/Purchasing Plan <ul><li>Budget for game consoles and basic </li></ul><ul><li>components for three branches, plus: </li></ul><ul><li>Additional controllers </li></ul><ul><li>Projectors </li></ul><ul><li>Speakers </li></ul><ul><li>Secure storage </li></ul><ul><li>Replacements & </li></ul><ul><li>future enhancements </li></ul>
  7. 7. Management <ul><li>Hardware for in-library use only </li></ul><ul><li>Secure storage when not in use </li></ul><ul><li>Supervised tournaments </li></ul><ul><li>Self-weeding </li></ul>

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