Search for dissertations about: "Olle Sköld"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Olle Sköld.

  1. 1. Documenting Videogame Communities A Study of Community Production of Information in Social-Media Environments and its Implications for Videogame Preservation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of ALM

    Author : Olle Sköld; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Videogames; Videogame preservation; Practice theory; Documents; Documentation; Memory-making; Knowledge production; Social media; ALM; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap; Library and Information Science;

    Abstract : Drawing on the disciplines of library and information studies and archival studies, this study seeks to explore the production of information in online videogame communities and to elucidate how such insights can offer practical and conceptual support to the knotty issue of how to preserve those sociocultural aspects of videogames that exist 'beyond' the code and audiovisual data resources of the videogame itself. This is accomplished in two principal moves: (i) by delving into the current state of socioculturally-focused videogame preservation and; (ii) by inquiring into the production of information carried out by videogame communities in what arguably is one of their most important interfaces of interaction—discussion forums, wikis, and other social-media services. READ MORE