1. Are you interested in reviewing video game or movie art books for Library Journal?
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    Are you interested in reviewing video game or movie art books for Library Journal?

    Email me!

  2. Graphic Novels/Comics, Video Games and Interactive Educational Materials in Libraries →

    Some folks at the University of South Florida are “looking to gather data on the availability and popularity of Graphic Novels/Comics, Video Games and Interactive Educational materials in various library settings. We are also interested in the reasons behind collection development, maintenance and community involvement for these collections. ” Have at it!

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Public exhibitions of multiplayer games, like the Guitar Hero (Activision) or Madden (Electronic Arts) series of games, however, may need special licensing or added agreements with publishers, according to an older article in the School Library Journal.
“A library looking to host an event like you’re describing for a licensed game would need to contact EA for a separate agreement,” said  John Reseberg, the senior director for EA Corporate Communications.  ”However, it is something of a nonissue – we look at each request individually, but an event of this type, as long as money is not changing hands, would typically be approved.”

Video games and libraries are a good mix, say librarians | VentureBeat

    Public exhibitions of multiplayer games, like the Guitar Hero (Activision) or Madden (Electronic Arts) series of games, however, may need special licensing or added agreements with publishers, according to an older article in the School Library Journal.

    “A library looking to host an event like you’re describing for a licensed game would need to contact EA for a separate agreement,” said  John Reseberg, the senior director for EA Corporate Communications.  ”However, it is something of a nonissue – we look at each request individually, but an event of this type, as long as money is not changing hands, would typically be approved.”

    Video games and libraries are a good mix, say librarians | VentureBeat

  4. moth-stories:

Tangentially related mental health break: George Plimpton’s Video Falconry.

Holy moly.

    moth-stories:

    Tangentially related mental health break: George Plimpton’s Video Falconry.

    Holy moly.

  5. millionsmillions:

    Such are the joys inspired by the intrepid backlist sleuthing of our own Mark O’Connell.

    If you haven’t read about Martin Amis’s video game adventures of the early 1980s, you should.