Gamification in Libraries

Date(s) - 09/11/2014
All Day



Gamification “involves applying game design thinking to non-game applications to make them more fun and engaging” (http://gamification.org).  In this presentation learn how libraries are using gamification to enhance their existing library systems, discover innovative gaming projects (e.g., LibraryGame) and explore other more traditional ways to provide your library users with an exciting and fun time at their library.

Originally broadcast November 5, 2012.

Chad Mairn ~ Biography

Chad  is a librarian, teacher, author and ‘technophile’ who frequently shares his enthusiasm for ‘all-things technology’ as a speaker at library and technology conferences. He is an Information Services Librarian and adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida and is also the Chief Technology Officer at Novare Library Services, a company he co-founded, and whose goal is “to create custom underlying tools to help libraries interact with users, stay true to their goals and to thrive in the 21st century.”