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, Wii U, Xbox360, PlayStation2 (PS2), PlayStation 3 (PS3), Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable (PSP), Nintendo DS, Nintendo Gamecube, and Nintendo 64.

The Media Library also has table top 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, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, and Nintendo DS.

Game Consoles

Game Accessories

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

Gaming Stations

The Media Library has  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!

Contribute to Gaming

The UNT Media Library hosts monthly gaming events and semesterly boardgame design workshops to engage the gaming community on campus. There are several ways you can help the Media Library make these events more beneficial to UNT students:

Speak

Share your experience with the UNT community by speaking at one of the Media Library's many gaming events.

Demonstrate

Bring your projects to the Media Library for students to playtest/demo and recieve valuable feedback.

Donate

Offer a copy of your board, video, console, or PC game to the UNT community by adding it to the growing Media Library gaming collection. We hope to build up a collection that will allow instructors, researchers and scholars to access a full range of historically and culturally important games.

If you are interested in donation materials to the Media Library, please contact Diane.Robson@unt.edu.

Financial contributions can be made by visiting Giving to UNT.