Gaming, Learning and Libraries Call for Proposals!

Forwarded from Jenny Levine:

Want to present at the second annual ALA TechSource Gaming, Learning, and Libraries Symposium taking place on November 2-4 in the Chicago area? Find out more about submitting a proposal at The deadline is June 15, 2008.

Help us make GLLS2008 even better than last year’s event! Questions? Email Jenny Levine at

Also, for those of you interested in attending, there’s some preliminary information about registration, the location, and keynote speakers at Registration will open on Monday, May 12, and will be limited to 350 people, so sign up early.

edit: Lots of YALSA members are doing wonderful things with gaming at their libraries; if there is interest in putting together a panel, the Teen Gaming Interest group can coordinate something. Contact Beth Gallaway ( and/or Kelly Czarnecki (

Alternatively: What kinds of programs would be of use to you? What do you need to know about gaming? Leave a comment!

About Beth Gallaway

Beth Gallaway was named a Library Journal Mover & Shaker in 2006 for her work in advocating for videogames in libraries. She is an independent library trainer/consultant specializing in gaming, technology, and youth services, and is a YALSA certified Serving the Underserved (SUS) trainer.
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