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Video Games Collection

About the Collection

The Science & Engineering Library (S&E) has over 1,000 games available for check-out, as well as over 40 consoles. The Video Gaming Lab located on the main level of the library has a selection of consoles.

All consoles, games and the key for the Gaming Lab are available to all students, faculty, and staff and can be checked out at the S&E Library circulation desk. Find items using Library Search.

Search by Console or Game Title

 

Search Tips

  • Limit your search by selecting the "Video games" option from the Resource Type section of the Refine my Results menu.
  • You can also limit your search by selecting the "Games" option from the Location section of the Refine my Results menu.
  • If you want to search for multiple video games in one session, click on the Active Filter to activate the "lock" icon.
  • You can also conduct an advanced search by platform type. Both games have and consoles have platform types.

Video Game Lab

Located on the main level of the S&E Library, this lab is available to students, staff and faculty. There are five stations, equipped with multiples consoles and a television screen. To use this lab, note the call number for a game, then visit the circulation desk to request the game and the lab room key.

The following consoles are available in the Game Lab: 

  • Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Super Nintendo, Nintendo Gamecube, Nintendo 64, Wii
  • Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One
  • Sega Genesis, Sega Saturn, Sega Dreamcast
  • Playstation 1, Playstation 2, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Japanese Playstation 2

Video Game and Console Policy

Games & consoles listed as "S&E GAMES" in Library Search are available for 2 week check-out. These items are subject to fines at full replacement costs plus administrative costs. Items with other descriptions such as "S&E GAME ROOM" are library use only. Holds for checked out items can be made in person at the circulation desk or by phone.

PLEASE NOTE: checking consoles in and out takes some time; please be aware that the circulation desk closes 15 minutes before the building closes. Leave plenty of time for this transaction.