Data sheet (Research project):
|Preservation of Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) Games|
|Title of research project|
Video Games & the Culture Record: Studying the Creation Processes & Artifacts of the Video Game Industry for the Purpose of Collection and Preservation
|Location of research project|
School of Information, University of Texas
1- Conservation of media art
Observer: Corina MacDonald
Megan Winget, Assistant Professor at the School of Information, received funding to advance her research in the video game industry's methods, behaviors and attitudes for the purpose of building more meaningful models of collection and preservation of complex, community-built digital creations. Her study can apply to a wide array of issues in digital preservation, from digital media art to immersive learning environments.
Findings will be announced in Fall 2010.
School of Information Awarded $1.2 Million from IMLS for The Study of Digital Librarianship, Video Game Industry The University of Texas at Austin [Online] (Page consulted August 26, 2008)
LJ Talks to Megan Winget, Who Studies Preservation of Online Games Library Journal [Online] (Page consulted August 26, 2008)