Library Bill of Rights for Gamers?
Submitted by Anonymous Patron (not verified) on March 7, 2009 - 1:09pm
When asked, "As a gamer, what should I expect from my library? – and if they aren’t meeting my expectations is there anything I can do about it?" Information Goddess Beth Gallaway answered, "Games are information and stories, conveyed in an interactive digital format, and thoroughly legitimate. Gamers should expect librarians to treat games like any other material in the library." In the full interview, Gallaway describes the current relationship between gamers and libraries and explains what both sides need to do to make gaming in libraries work. <a href="http://www.gamecouch.com/2009/03/talking-to-the-information-goddess/">Game Couch: Talking to the Information Goddess</a> In light of the article text, it is probably worthwhile to listen to the middle part of <A HREF="http://lisnews.org/listen_lisnews_org_podcast_episode_62">LISTen #62</A> with the chat with Nebraska Auditor of Public Accounts Mike Foley.