National Grant awarded to UCSC Library & Games Playable Media from Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

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The UC Santa Cruz University Library and the Center for Games and Playable Media group at UCSC were awarded a grant of $418,540 from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for a project titled “From Descriptive Metadata to Citation: Building a Framework for Search and Communication in Game Studies.”  

They will partner with Stanford University Libraries to investigate creating modern, standardized methods of describing computer games. The project was one of 40 funded in a field of 137 applications for $33 million in IMLS grants. Awards were made based on a project’s potential for broad impact and significant innovation.

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