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Wikipedia + Libraries: it’s a wrap

Wikimedia Finland

The OCLC Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together ran from December 2016 through May 2018. OCLC stands for Online Computer Library Center and is “dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world’s information and reducing information costs” Wikipedia. The focus of the project was strengthening ties between US public libraries and English-language Wikipedia. … Read more

Imagine a world where every librarian added one more reference to Wikipedia – #1Lib1Ref

Wikipedia is the 5th most viewed website on the internet. It receives over 500 million views a day. While there are over 5,500,000 articles in the English Wikipedia, many are incomplete or missing references. More references will make Wikipedia a better reference tool and provide you an opportunity to expose your library’s collections. Launching in … Read more

Let’s get our regions on Wikipedia

SLQ training

Jacinta Sutton from State Library’s Discovery Services team recently sat down with Wikipedian Kerry Raymond to talk about her work with Wikipedia and their #1lib1ref campaign. First things first, what’s a Wikipedian? “Anyone who edits a Wikipedia article is a Wikipedian”, says Kerry. By that standard, Kerry is a Wikipedian extraordinaire. A retired computer science … Read more