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  1. Just a Game?

    Library gamification encourages engagement and learning By Meredith Farkas Everyone grows up playing games. Whether it’s hide-and-seek, checkers, or Angry Birds, gaming pervades our culture and is an indelible part of our childhoods. Online gaming has bec ...

    bgoldberg - 02/24/2014 - 09:23 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Resetting the Possibilities

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop Opening General Session gives a new outlook By Mariam Pera On Friday afternoon, ALA President Barbara Stripling kicked off the 2014 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition at the Opening General Session, where she recapped man ...

    bgoldberg - 08/25/2014 - 16:11 - American Libraries Magazine

  3. A Conversation with Jane McGonigal

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop     Jane McGonigal, alternate-reality game designer, speaks with  American   Libraries  about gaming and the experience of mastery, resilience, and how the human brain processes intense videogames.   Read about her Opening ...

    bgoldberg - 07/02/2014 - 11:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Philly Librarians Falter at AAP’s Library Family Feud

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By T. J. Szafranski The Association of American Publishers’ Library Committee Chair Chris Vaccari hosted a Family Feud battle (based on the TV show) between Philadelphia librarians and authors at the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meet ...

    bgoldberg - 01/26/2014 - 23:46 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. An Original Minecraft Game in Six Weeks

    bgoldberg's blog The Scoop By T. J. Szafranski Valerie Hill’s students can make a polished puppet show in minutes with an iPad app. When they’re finished, they say “Now what?” In the past, students might have spent an entire day making the actual pup ...

    bgoldberg - 01/25/2014 - 16:08 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Games and Gaming Round Table (GameRT)

    Mission The mission of the Games and Gaming Round Table is to provide the following: A forum for the exchange of ideas and concerns surrounding games in libraries; Resources to the library community to support the building and maintaining of library game ...

    Anonymous - 04/11/2014 - 14:02 - Games & Gaming Round Table (GameRT)

  7. International Games Day

    ALA Events Celebration International Events Saturday, November 3, 2012 (All day) See the  July 13, 2012 post, Power up – IGD12 registration is now open!: Just like in games, we've leveled up National Gaming Day to be an even bigger event this year. W ...

    RBERQUIST - 04/22/2014 - 14:09 - Conferences & Events