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Guide to the Demian Katz Gamebook Collection Mss 294
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  • Title: Demian Katz game book collection
    Identifier/Call Number: Mss 294
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: Multiple languages
    Physical Description: 71.0 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1948-2013
    Abstract: More than 2500 print game books (primarily paperback) along with smaller number of related works in other media, including magazines, comics, audio recordings, films, and software.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    General Physical Description note: (57 cartons)
    creator: Katz, Demian

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Demian Katz game book collection. Mss 294, Department of Special Collections, University Libraries, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Over 2500 game books (primarily paperback) along with works in other media, including magazines, software, films, comics, and audio recordings. A large portion of the game books are in English, with many other languages represented in addition. The collection covers interactive books (branching-plot novels), solitaire role-playing with rule sets, and multi-player combat books.

    Arrangement

    Materials in this collection have been arranged by language and publisher series. In addition to publisher series, the English language game books have been arranged by level of complexity: Simple, Intermediate, Advanced, and Other. The physical arrangment of this collection does not necessarily match its intellectual arrangement in the finding guide. Multiple copies of the same title may be listed more than once if filed in different boxes.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Plot-your-own stories