Monday, May 15, 2006

Computer games and IL

In a recent posting to the lis-infoliteracy discussion group, Andrew Lewis highlighted an interesting literature review that was published last December. As well as providing some thoughts and recommendations on the current potential use of computer gaming and computer games technology in public libraries, the bibliography contains some good material. There will be information about Andrew's own project, I think part of the Multi-Lib project, trying out a gaming approach to children's information literacy education, in due course!

Lewis, A. (2005) Computer Games Technology and Public Libraries: A background literature review. Library and Information Services, The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. (Multi-Lib Phase 2 Report; 2)

Photo by Sheila Webber: Apple blossom, broom and clemetis in the background (after rain - or rather, during drizzle), May 2006.

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