In Games in Schools and Libraries episode 22 Giles and Don talk about building a game collection, as well as some of our experiences with buying games. Topics covered include collection development policies, building breadth and depth in a collection, collecting with a purpose, factors that help define what to get, dealing with wear and tear, the Jones theory, keeping track of popular games, donations, community and government grants, raising money, using your own collection, finding specials and discounts and thrift stores.
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