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Spel, transmedialitet och bibliotek: Fallet Dynamo Game
2018 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Video-games, transmedia and libraries : The case Dynamo Game (English)
Abstract [en]

The aim of this bachelor’s thesis is to study Gothenburg’s main public library’s youth department, Dynamo with a certain focus on one of the two departments called Dynamo Game. This with regard to conducting a case study with an aim to partly identify work methods concerning the public library and videogames but also on the other hand study the potential connection between videogames as a medium and reading-literacy for this specific case. The study has been conducted as a case study taking shape as semistructured interviews with users and personnel, examining documents and finalizing these results in a SWOT- analysis.

The results of this study showcases how Dynamo Game works with video games in different ways regarding transliteracy, meeting spaces and for enjoyment. Video Games for Dynamo Game is an important part of its youth-related mission, as the youth area of Gothenburg's public city library. To be a successful youth library one must also embrace the youth culture and the surrounding medias that these youths makes use of daily. This study presents Dynamo Game’s strengths, weaknesses, possibilities and threats/difficulties concerning work with video games in general and in a library context.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018.
Keywords [sv]
Tv-Spel, Spel, Transmedia, Multimodal läsning, Dynamo Game, Ungdomar
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Information Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-14366OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hb-14366DiVA, id: diva2:1227885
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Library and Information Science
Available from: 2018-07-02 Created: 2018-06-27 Last updated: 2018-07-02Bibliographically approved

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