1. Librarians & World of Warcraft:

"Libraries, games, reading, content creation, stories and a few other things as well" — that’s how Forsyth’s Twitter profile characterizes her interests, a fairly delectable concoction for the typical WoW Insider reader. We played the WoW card to tempt Forsyth into chatting with us about the regular academic symposia she moderates in Azeroth (the Ironforge library, to be exact), the growing influence of games as a public library resource, and the sweeping imaginative and technological vistas opening up as more and more readers discover the parallel worlds of gaming — and of course, World of Warcraft.

    Librarians & World of Warcraft:

    "Libraries, games, reading, content creation, stories and a few other things as well" — that’s how Forsyth’s Twitter profile characterizes her interests, a fairly delectable concoction for the typical WoW Insider reader. We played the WoW card to tempt Forsyth into chatting with us about the regular academic symposia she moderates in Azeroth (the Ironforge library, to be exact), the growing influence of games as a public library resource, and the sweeping imaginative and technological vistas opening up as more and more readers discover the parallel worlds of gaming — and of course, World of Warcraft.

Notes

  1. or-even-cured reblogged this from awesomearchives and added:
    Wow, why didn’t I notice any of this stuff when I still played?!
  2. shrinkinglibrarian reblogged this from libraryjournal
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  4. jesoutiensque reblogged this from awesomearchives and added:
    this is excellent.
  5. theinnkeeperlibrarian reblogged this from awesomearchives and added:
    That’s it: I’m starting up WoW again.
  6. awesomearchives reblogged this from libraryjournal and added:
    I’m going to have to track this guild down. Hmm, any other archives/library folk play WoW?
  7. libraryjournal posted this