A Webinar on Making Library Learning a Game!

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Learning Combos in Databases (Gaming Literacy & Information Literacy)

Feb 24, 2022 at 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: https://ala-events.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_chKxg9L3Qoyfse5tIrcBTQ

At the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library, a large percentage of undergraduate and graduate students are gamers. Humanities Librarian Patrice Williams came up with a method to connect navigation of games to the navigation of library resources. Integrating students’ existing gaming literacy into a framework to navigate databases, the library website, and research guides creates a playful learning experience that builds their information literacy. As a result, students feel more comfortable using library resources and reaching out to their librarian. Patrice will share her experience of building and implementing this playful framework. —

Questions? Email gamert@ala.org

This webinar is presented by the American Library Association’s Games & Gaming Round Table (GameRT).

The Zoom capacity for this webinar is 500 attendees. If the webinar reaches capacity, it will also be publicly live streamed to the ALA Games & Gaming Round Table Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/gamertala.

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