Participant Info

First Name
Anne Ladyem
Last Name
University of Alabama
Website URL
Video Games, Gaming, Video Games, Gender, Arcades, Video Game History, Women in Games, Game History, Technology, History of Technology, Public History, Digital History, Digital Humanities, Libraries
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Personal Info

About Me

Anne Ladyem McDivitt is the Digital Humanities Librarian for the University of Alabama Libraries. She assists faculty and graduate students in creating digital projects at the University, as well as facilitating digital pedagogy in the form of tools and workshops. Her personal research is on the history of the video game industry in the 1970s and 1980s, with a particular interest in gender. She received her PhD in History with a minor in Digital History from George Mason University and her MA in Public History from the University of Central Florida. In her free time, she plays video games and co-hosts a podcast about video games, anime, and manga. You can follow her on Twitter @anneladyem or on her blog at

Recent Publications
Media Coverage,
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
8, 9
Expertise by Topic
Computational, Gender, Higher Ed, Libraries & Archives, Material Culture, Museums, Public History, Technology, Women