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  • Find factual background information like NAMES, NUMBERS, and HISTORY.
  • The videos show you how!

NAMES — Important people and groups

Examples:

  • Media critic Anita Sarkeesian studies women in gaming culture
  • WIGJ (Women in Games Jobs) is a group that supports women in gaming professions

 

Wait! I'm not allowed to use Wikipedia! 
Don't worry, you won't be citing Wikipedia. The videos show you how to find the information sources that Wikipedia cites. You can cite those sources for your project.

 

NUMBERS — Statistics and data

Examples:

  • The average gamer is 30 years old and has been playing for 12 years
  • As of 2011, 58% of gamers were male and 42% were female

HISTORY — Timelines and key events

Examples:

  • According to a 1982 survey, only about 20% of arcade game players were female
  • In a 2015 survey, 48% of women reported playing video games

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