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Industries and Markets

Thoughts on the April 2nd meeting

I wanted to provide an account of our meetup yesterday concerning the indie games in libraries initiative. Thanks to tagsters Kalervo and Michael as well as Valérie Rioux, whom is new to TAG (she is an innovation & games librarian expert) for your insight, ideas and interest in the indie games in libraries initiative! We started the meeting by exploring some ideas […] Lire la suite

Copyright Gamification Librarianship

Support our project to get indie digital games in libraries

Suivez l’évolution de ce projet: http://www.culturelibre.ca/tag/knight/ Follow the evolution of this project here: http://outfind.ca/tag/knight/ I am really excited to share with you Concordia’s own Technoculture Art and Games’ (TAG) submission for the Knight Foundation’s News Challenge, here is the link: https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/how-might-libraries-serve-21st-century-information-needs/submissions/play-at-your-leisure The goal is to get digital games from small (aka indie) studios into libraries. […] Lire la suite

Gamification Research

Indie Games Licensing for Libraries Presentation

Aussi en français: http://www.culturelibre.ca/tag/knight/ Follow the evolution of this project here: http://outfind.ca/tag/knight/ Here is the presentation I will be delivering to the Knight Foundation about the Indie Games Licensing for Libraries project. This slide explains the main idea behind the project, namely connecting indie developers with libraries through a series of copyright contracts, also called […] Lire la suite

Gamification Information Technology Outfind.ca

Meet Alice, the first digital gaming kit for libraries

Aussi en français: http://www.culturelibre.ca/tag/knight/ Follow the evolution of this project here: http://outfind.ca/tag/knight/ Above is a picture of our prototype, codename Alice for a few reasons: it is our “alpha” or A prototype; Alice, in encryption circles, tries to talk to Bob; and it is a “clin-d’oeil” to Lisa, Apple’s first computer with a graphical interface […] Lire la suite

Gamification

What about games in academic libraries?

Reading up on the subject of games in academic institutions Scholarly articles & papers (slightly disorganized) Tappeiner, Elizabeth & Catherine Lyons, (2008) “Selection criteria for academic video game collections“, Collection Building, Vol. 27 Iss: 3, pp.121 – 125 Kane, Danielle, Soehner, Catherine and Wei, Wei. “Building a collection of video games in support of a […] Lire la suite

Assessment Inspiration

DIY User feedback kit for the Indie games licensing for libraries project

Aussi en français: http://www.culturelibre.ca/tag/knight/ Follow the evolution of this project here: http://outfind.ca/tag/knight/ Last year’s Arcade 11 brought an interesting mix of librarians, indie games developers as well as games scholars. Through conversations and exchanges of views, it quickly emerged that libraries required alternative models to make independent games available through their digital collections. Purchasing born-digital […] Lire la suite

Gamification Information Technology Librarianship

Indie Games Licensing: first progress report

Aussi en français: http://www.culturelibre.ca/tag/knight/ Follow the evolution of this project here: http://outfind.ca/tag/knight/ I am very pleased to announce that our project, called Indie Games Licensing, was awarded a Prototype Grant as per the most recent Knight News Challenge. I am absolutely thrilled and thankful towards the Knight Foundation and all my partners for this incredible […] Lire la suite