Located in the lower level of the Duderstadt Center.
Note: Before visiting the CVGA, please make note of the hours of operation above, and also the CVGA Events Calendar, as the CVGA may be unavailable to the public if reserved for a class or other special event.
The Computer and Video Game Archive in the lower level (basement) of the Art, Architecture and Engineering Library collects materials relating to games for the purpose of academic inquiry, including but not limited to:
- programming and technology
- artistic and literary expression
- social and cultural impact
- instruction and education
Visitors to the archive can use and play a wide variety of games from the 1970s to the present. To see a list of some of the games available, search the subject video games in the catalog.
Please visit our Library Guide to the CVGA for more about the archive and studying games at the University of Michigan.