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New Stuff Tuesday – November 8, 2016

Getting Gamers: The Psychology of Video Games and Their Impact on the People who Play Them by Jamie Madigan GV1469.34.P79 M33 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Do you like games and gaming? As you play and participate in games, you … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Are you a board game geek?

Looking for information about your favorite board game? Have questions about the rules? Trying to discover a new game you or someone you know might like? Try the BoardGameGeek (BGG) web site! You can search for games in various ways … Continue reading

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Get Your Game On: Mario Kart Tournament

In honor of International Games Day (Saturday, 16 November) and the Playful Learning Summit happening on campus this Thursday and Friday, Andersen Library is hosting a Mario Kart Time Trial Tournament this Saturday from noon until 2:00 p.m. in the TV … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 26

Taking Sudoku Seriously: The Math Behind the World’s Most Popular Pencil Puzzle by Jason Rosenhouse & Laura Taalman GV1507 .S83 R67 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor While I don’t want to rub it in, I had the positive fortune to … Continue reading

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Media Arts and Game Development Expo April 16

The Media Arts and Game Development (MAGD) Expo will take place on Mon., Apr. 16, in the University Center. April 16th is also Foursquare Day (4sqDay), a social media holiday, so everyone is encouraged to check in at as many … Continue reading

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Play the CNN Challenge

Do you keep up with news from around the country and the world, or is your head stuck in the Whitewater sand? There’s a lot going on! Take the CNN Challenge and see what you know. Some questions test knowledge … Continue reading

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Play Google Image Labeler

When you have some time to kill, you can spend it helping Google “improve the quality of Google’s image search results.” Go to Google Image Labeler. They’ve made this into a “game.” When you start labeling you are paired with … Continue reading

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Hooked on Shelving Worked For Me!

Library of Congress (LC) classification can be a little confusing. With the mix of letters and numbers that really only mean something to librarians, getting a book off the shelf for the first (or sixteenth) time may be a challenge. … Continue reading

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Library Games

Everyone has seen those online Orbitz ads disguised as games – you know the ones where you have hit a home run or throw a football at a target? I have to say that I do occasionally play them (sometimes … Continue reading

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