Gamers-- in the Library?!

Gamers-- in the Library?!

The Why, What, and How of Videogame Tournaments for All Ages

eBook - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
Provides advice for librarians who are interested in offering videogame tournaments in the library, with information on such topics as the basics of gaming culture, software and hardware, and planning and marketing a gaming event.

Book News
A self-proclaimed videogame geek, Neiburger is technology manager at the Ann Arbor District Library, where he has been coordinating gaming events since 2004. He offers a practical guide for librarians interested in expanding their offerings to include videogame tournaments. Coverage includes the basics of gaming culture, software, and hardware; how gaming fits into the library's overall mission; how to plan, market, and hold gaming events to reach new audiences; and how to turn a gaming audience into an ongoing community and harness its power for the good of the institution. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2007
ISBN: 9781441618931
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 178 pages) : illustrations


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