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Thursday, May 16 • 2:20pm - 2:50pm
Preserving and Disseminating Student-Created Video Games

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A student-created video game, Erie, is widely-regarded as games studies program’s flagship game, has become marooned on an obsolete operating system. To avoid losing future student-created video games, librarians secured national grant funding to embed relevant library instruction, develop a preservation strategy, and public display for the student games. As stewards of rich authentic content, the library can preserve other complex forms of digital scholarship.  

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Tallie Casucci

University of Utah
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Anne Morrow

Head, Digital Scholarship Services, University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library

Thursday May 16, 2019 2:20pm - 2:50pm MDT
MAEC Hall 5
  (5) Academic Librarianship, Poster Sessions
  • Topic Tags Games and Gaming, Popular Culture, Technology
  • Objective 1 Recognize the preservation crisis facing student-created games.
  • Objective 2 Learn about one library’s attempt to develop a preservation strategy for student-created complex digital scholarship.
  • Objective 3 Discover methods for preparing students to preserve their scholarship by embedding library instruction into the curriculum.

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