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The UNT Media Library began collecting video and board games in the Fall of 2009 in support of video game, mass media and popular culture research, and studies at the University of North Texas. In January 2010, circulation began of board games, video games, and consoles to the UNT community.
The Nest in the Media and Discovery Park Libraries is a collaborative space designed for e-Sports, New Media, and Game Design. Nurture new ideas and grow your design skills in The Nest, a training ground for your real and digital life. More information.
Console Gaming Stations
The Media Library has gaming stations available for individuals and groups wishing to play games in the Media Library. More information.
Gaming Events at the UNT Media Library
The UNT Library offers students the opportunity to get together and open game. You can see what events are occurring in the Media Library here.
Explore This Collection
To browse our available games:
- Go to UNT Library Catalog at https://iii.library.unt.edu
- Search “video games” or “tabletop games”
- To limit search to a specific type of video game, search “video games” AND “wii” / “ps3” / etc.
- You may also limit by console game, computer game, and handheld game using the “Videogame” drop-down box.
- Limit to collection: Media Library
The Media Library circulates video games for all modern game systems and a wide variety of tabletop games.
View the Media Library Checkout Information for details on checkout periods, number of items and overdue fines.
The Media Library circulates the following consoles and accessories:
View the Media Library Equipment Checkout Information for details on checkout periods and overdue fines.
Contribute to Gaming
The UNT Media Library encourages game play by including library space for digital and table top gaming. Monthly open gaming events and tabletop design workshops engage the gaming community on campus with the Libraries through non-traditional media.There are several ways you can help the Media Library make these events more beneficial to UNT students.