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Everyone Plays at the Library
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Creating Great Gaming Experiences for All Ages
By Scott Nicholson

About the Author

Dr. Scott Nicholson, MLIS, is an associate professor at the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University, where he runs the Library Game Lab of Syracuse. Before getting his PhD in Information Studies at the University of North Texas, he was a librarian at Texas Christian University. He started the Games and Gaming Members Initiative Group for the American Library Association in 2008, gives workshops around the world about games in libraries, and has written many articles on gaming in libraries, most of which can be found at the Library Game Lab's blog. Dr. Nicholson has also been involved in gaming as his primary hobby since the 1970s and has been active as a board game podcaster and video game reviewer since 2005. He is best known for his internet video show, Board Games With Scott, where he explores a variety of modern board games. He also hosts the Games in Libraries podcast and is a regular on the On Board Games podcast. He plays the spectrum of games from party board games to World of Warcraft, was a co-author for the Call of Cthulthu Live (first edition) live-scale, role-playing rules, and is the sole designer for the board game Tulipmania 1637.

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