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Wikipedia for Libraries

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Presentation given at CUNY Graduate Center. 10/8/13

Presentation given at CUNY Graduate Center. 10/8/13

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  • 1. The College Library and ikipedia
  • 2. • Free encyclopedia, most consulted in the world, consistently top 3rd most consulted website • Quality of articles is improving • 4,344,425 articles • 19,838,675 users • 127,156 active editors
  • 3. Wikipedia as a Tool for Educators • Wikipedia Education Program • Campus Ambassador Program • Wikipedia: School and University Projects • Edit-a-Thons in Libraries
  • 4. Librarians Offer Wikipedia Resources • Learning Wikipedia editing criteria and best practices • Learning lesson plans that incorporate Wikipedia • Image policy understanding • Learn how to communicate with the Wikipedia community • Help teachers “not be afraid” that their students are using Wikipedia as a research tool.
  • 5. Librarians and Archivists Edit Wikipedia • Demands for information met at the places where people are seeking it. • Attracting New Audiences to materials and catalogs. • International GLAM-Wiki Partnership • Edit-a-thons/Backstage Pass
  • 6. Wikipedian in Residence Program • Serves as a liaison between the organization and the Wikimedia community to promote a mutually beneficial cooperation. • Promotes understanding of Wikimedia among staff at the organization through workshops and events. • Works with organizational staff to digitize, compile, and organize resources that can be shared with the Wikipedia community. • Coordinates events, such as Hack-a-Thons, Edit-a-Thons, or Backstage Passes, that bring Wikipedians on-site to work with staff on content creation and improvement. • Avoids Conflicts of Interest by not editing articles directly relating to the organization.
  • 7. Problems/difficulties for libraries
  • 8. Problems/difficulties for Wikipedia
  • 9. Resources • Wikimedia NYC • GLAM-Wiki help pages Other NYC institutions working on Wikipedia… to name a few…. 1. NYPL 2. Center for Jewish History 3. MoMA 4. Metropolitan Museums 5. Brooklyn College 6. CUNY Lehman 7. Brooklyn Medical College