Using Gamification to Enhance the Library Experience

The idea behind meaningful gamification is to use game design elements to help a participant discover a personal connection to a real-world setting.

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Gamification in Libraries: A Word of Warning

Greetings! I’m Scott Nicholson, author of Everyone Plays at the Library: Creating Great Gaming Experiences for All Ages, and an associate professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University. During the 2011-2012 academic year, I was on sabbatical as a visiting professor at MIT, where I worked with the GAMBIT game lab. When [...]

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Why theme frameworks can save your sanity and time

If your library is running on a content management system such as WordPress or Drupal, changing the appearance of your site has gotten increasingly easy over the past few years. Your entire site’s appearance can change by installing a new theme.

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Information Today, Inc.

Information Today, Inc. Announces New Publication, Online Searcher: Information Discovery, Technology, Strategies

As a practitioner-written publication, we provide a real-world perspective. Online Searcher, with its expanded coverage, strengthens the publication and makes it even more relevant to librarians, information professionals, and the information industry.

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