Thursday, August 7, 2008

great article on video gaming in libraries

Thanks to Jeanne for passing this on!

Libraries' video games are teen magnet
Local program's success earns national attention
Thursday, July 31, 2008

"Libraries have gone through a lot of iterations since 300 B.C., when they were founded as a way to improve moral character," said Scott Nicholson, an associate professor at Syracuse who runs the Library Game Lab. "This is no different from when libraries first brought in fiction or started allowing children in."

Lots of good ideas to be copied from these guys!

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