LOEX-of-the-West 2008: Hitting the jackpot in Las Vegas

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Purpose – The purpose of this guest editorial is to provide an overview of the LOEX-of-the-West 2008 Conference.

Design/methodology/approach – The paper is a review of the conference, which was hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and held from June 4-6 on the UNLV campus.

Findings – The conference provided a forum for learning and thinking about gaming as it applies to information literacy instruction and for sharing ideas, techniques and concerns.

Originality/value – The paper gives an overview of the LOEX-of-the-West 2008 Conference, and the issues raised there.


Congresses and conventions; Information literacy – Study and teaching; Library orientation; Library Orientation Exchange Conference


Library and Information Science


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Finley, P., MacMillan, M., & Skarl, S. (2008). LOEX-of-the-West 2008: Hitting the jackpot in Las Vegas. Reference Services Review, 36, 343-346. doi:10.1108/00907320810920315

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