USING GAMES IN THE LIBRARY TO CREATE A MORE SUSTAINABLE WORLD

Josephine LOTERIE, Camille DELAUNE, Amandine DOUBRE

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The purpose of this paper is to study how, by using a game based on open environmental data, librarians can help to promote sustainability. It is important that librarians play a part in the promotion of sustainability because they have always had the important role of providing information to citizens, thus enabling them to play an active part in society. Consequently, they must play a vital role in environmental management and development, and their full participation is essential to achieve sustainable development. However everyone is aware that libraries suffer from staff shortage this is why this paper intends to demonstrate that using an interactive and educational game based on environmental data could allow librarians to raise awareness about environmental issues, without increasing their workload.


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