Lending Video Game Consoles in an Academic Library

Ryan Buller
2017 portal: Libraries and the Academy  
This paper will outline the process and discussions undertaken at the University of Denver's University Libraries to implement a lending service providing video game consoles. Faculty and staff at the University Libraries decided to pursue the new lending service, though not a traditional library offering, to support the needs of a video game design curriculum in the Emergent Digital Practices program. By rethinking the role and scope of the library collection, the library met the demonstrated
more » ... t the demonstrated needs of an emerging program and reinforced its usefulness to the campus community.
doi:10.1353/pla.2017.0020 fatcat:qxeqsgjmc5gxtf3ljczvq2s3he