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New call for papers - "The Playful Library"
Posted by Andrew Walsh on 2021-09-06

The Playful LibraryPlayful attitudes, approaches and activities in library settings----------------------------- Call For Papers for special issue of Journal of Play in Adulthood There has been increased interest in using games within library settings over recent years, but much of the literature has focussed on the games themselves as interesting interventions, rather than how they [...]

A pandemic filled year, but some progress
Posted by Andrew Walsh on 2021-03-10

We went a bit quiet in 2020, what with the world falling apart while living through a pandemic and all that... but things did carry on, albeit not as quickly or with as good communication as we should have done!So we've soon got another open issue coming up (that should have been published late 2020, sorry!) as well as two special issues due to be published around May / June time 2021 that are [...]

Open Call for Papers
Posted by Andrew Walsh on 2019-01-27

We welcome submissions to the Journal of Play in Adulthood on an ongoing basis. We welcome manuscripts based on original research from a wide range of disciplines, as well as extended essays, thought pieces, articles from practice, and reviews.Key topics of interest to the journal include the role of play in learning, work, our social and cultural lives, the benefits to individuals and [...]

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