April 15, 2014

The British Library Starts Videogame Website Archive Project

From The Independent: Curators at The British Library have begun the process of archiving videogame websites to preserve gaming culture for future generations. While game experts have previously tended to concentrate on archiving physical items such as computers, disks and cassettes, the Library feels gaming websites perfectly illustrate the impact of the industry on society. […]

New York Times Op/Ed: "When Data Disappears"

The column was written by Kari Kraus, an assistant professor in the College of Information Studies and the English department at the University of Maryland. From the Column: Perhaps the most impressive effort to curate digital information is taking place in the realm of video games. In the face of negligence from the game industry, […]