Wednesday, March 26, 2008

LibGaming-ALA Merger Results

Thanks for participating in the survey the was posted here. 47% would like the blog merged, 53% do not.

Inanimate Alice

"Inanimate Alice' tells the story of Alice, a young girl growing up in the first half of the 21st century, and her imaginary digital friend, Brad. Over ten episodes, each a self contained story, we see Alice grow from an eight year old living with her parents in a remote region of Northern China to a talented mid-twenties animator and designer with the biggest games company in the world."
View Joyce Valenza's blog post on School Library Journal for more information.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Grand Theft Childhood?

With the release of Grand Theft Auto VI on the horizon, Terry Bosky of Game Couch interviews Dr. Cheryl Olson, co-author of Grand Theft Childhood? The Suprising Truth About Violent Video Games, to determine what parents, educators and policymakers need to know about the controversial video games and how their children use them.

Read the full interview at:

Sunday, March 02, 2008

2008 Presidential Gaming Citations

2/11/08 by the American Library Association
"Gaming has been given the presidential seal at the American Library Association (ALA). And that means a chance for libraries to shine a spotlight on their gaming programs."