The Game Preservation Special Interest Group was founded in 2004, only five years ago. Even in that short time, however, interest in the preservation of digital games and virtual worlds has intensified remarkably. Today, cultural institutions such as universities, libraries, and museums have begun to collect, display, and make available artifacts of game culture, and opportunities for the practical or critical study of game content and technology are increasing rapidly. Game studies, a field that barely existed ten years ago, now boasts of annual conferences, journals, and organizations dedicated to it. All of these developments are fine and good. In this white paper, however, we address a threat not just to academic game studies and the historical appreciation of game culture, but also to game developers and the industry itself: the potential disappearance of original game content and intellectual property through media decay, obsolescence, and loss. (source: Nielsen Book Data) 9780557053223 20160605
[El Centro, CA] : Bureau of Land Management, June 2013.
Book — 1 online resource (328 pages in various pagings) : color maps Digital: text file.
"The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared this Record of Decision (ROD) for the Recreation Area Management Plan (RAMP) and Amendment to the California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan to provide direction for managing public lands administered by the BLM within and surrounding the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area."--Executive summary.
Stanford, Calif. : CSLI Publications : Stanford University Libraries, c1999.
Book — 191 p. : ill. ; 32 cm.
The Stanford Alpine Club was formed in 1946 by three returning Word War II veterans, Al Baxter, Larry Taylor and Fritz Lippman. The mountineering club's identity was forged in the crucible of Yosemite Valley's steep, smooth granite spires and cliffs. Members made important contributions to the development of the Yosemite rockclimbing technique, and helped pass them on around the world. However, the main focus of the club was the personal, social and recreational growth of its members. Men and women alike were encouraged to try things which seemed beyond their limits and capabilities, testing both physical and mental strength. The dangers involved - the club saw its fair share of tragedy, injury and death - did even more to bring members together and change their lives. This book is a photographic history of the club through its inception, its first trips to Yosemite, its daring moments in the Himalayas, and its later days of scaling the campus buildings. It contains text by John Rawlings, as well as photographs, reflections, lyrics from the SAC songbook and other "tidbits" from club members to provide a history of almost 40 years of the Stanford Alpine Club. (source: Nielsen Book Data) 9781575862453 20160528