Welcome to the wiki for the Game Making Interest Group of the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) division of the American Library Association (ALA). For more information about LITA, please see http://connect.ala.org/lita.

The Game Making Interest Group's ALA webpage is available http://connect.ala.org/node/167042.

If you would like to add information to the wiki or have any comments or questions, please contact the current Chair of the Game Making Interest Group, Breanne Kirsch at bkirsch@uscupstate.edu.

Some of the information from the gamification program at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, including our slides and handout, can be found on the LibGuide compiled by Carli Spina, available here: http://guides.library.harvard.edu/gamification.

The Game Making Interest Group had a successful meeting at the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas. We had 6 lightning presentations from authors of the newly published book, Games in Libraries: Essays on Using Play to Connect and Instruct, edited by Breanne Kirsch. Here are some of the lightning presentation slides and handouts.

The slides for the Game Making Interest Group program: Great Games and Gamification in Libraries at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando are available here.

We had a guest speaker, Kim Copenhaver at the Game Making IG meeting and her slides are listed below.

At the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, we had a program with three speakers and we had two additional speakers at our meeting. Presentation slides and resources can be found here: