U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled (for the THIRTEENTH TIME) that videogames are protected as free speech under the First Amendment, andRead more
Gaming in the News
Just a quick round up of a few articles of interest: Another attempt at regulating videogame sales was smacked down in a CA court. ”NoneRead more
Free Gaming in Libraries Course via YouTube
Scott Nicholson, associate professor at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies, will be teaching a video-based course on the basics of gaming in libraries. EveryRead more
Another Grant Update!
I’m very excited to let you all know that 10 grant recipients have been identified by Dale Lipschultz, project manager of the ALA/Verizon grant, assistedRead more
Grant Update – Postponing our announcement until Tuesday April 21
I know you were all hoping to hear who the winners of the ALA/Verizon Libraries, Literacy & Gaming Grants are on Monday, April 20! TheRead more
Funagain Games offers $100 gaming grants, monthly!
Each month Funagain Games will provide a $100 grant to a school, library, or community organization, and another to a game group, to be usedRead more
Libraries, Literacy & Gaming Grant Update!
We knew that libraries, literacy, and gaming was a hot topic and growing hotter by the minute. We were very pleased that ALA’s Verizon grant gaveRead more
Library Journal Debuts Gaming Blog and Column
Authored by Liz Danforth, librarian, gamer, author and artist, Games, Gamers and Gaming debuted this week, bringing a “deep background to understand games, gaming, andRead more
Games in Libraries Episode 11!
Listen up at http://www.gamesinlibraries.org/?p=66 Top stories include: the Request for Proposals for the Libraries, Literacy & Gaming grant the launch of the ALA Librarian’s GuideRead more
Press Release: ALA Releases Gaming Toolkit!
Contact: Dale Lipschultz Literacy Officer ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services (312) 280-3275 firstname.lastname@example.org NEWS For Immediate Release March 2, 2009 ALA releases gamingRead more