About this Collection

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.

Searching Games

To browse our available games:

  • Go to UNT Library Catalog at http://iii.library.unt.edu
  • Search "video games" or "board 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

Circulating Games

The Media Library circulates video games for the Wii, Xbox360, PlayStation2 (PS2), PlayStation 3 (PS3), Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable (PSP).

The Media Library also has board games. They are available for limited campus use. Please contact medialibrary@unt.edu for more information. 

View the Media Library Checkout Information for details on checkout periods, number of items and overdue fines.

Circulating Consoles

The Media Library circulates the following consoles and accessories: Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, and Nintendo DS.

View the Media Library Gaming Equipment Chart for a complete list.

View the Media Library Equipment Checkout Information for details on checkout periods and overdue fines.

The Media Library also has Rock Band and Guitar Hero systems for the Xbox, Playstation and Wii consoles. They are available for limited campus use. Please contact medialibrary@unt.edu for more information. 

Gaming Stations

The Media Library has three gaming stations available for individuals and groups wishing to play games in the Media Library. More information.

Game On! @ UNT Libraries

The Media Library regularly hosts Game On! @ UNT Libraries events.  Open gaming is available on a variety of consoles. These events are open to all UNT students and staff.  Join us for an evening of fun!


The Media Library is now actively seeking donation of any board games, video games (PC or console) and consoles. We hope to build up a collection that will allow instructors, researchers and scholars to access a full range of historically important games.

If you are interested in donation materials to the Media Library, please contact kim.stanton@unt.edu. The UNT Libraries donations policies and gift form are available online at Giving to the Libraries.