Intro to Wikipedia 2012
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Basic introduction to Wikipedia, written for educators and students, April 2012

Basic introduction to Wikipedia, written for educators and students, April 2012

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Intro to Wikipedia 2012 Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Working well with Wikipedia Phoebe AyersWikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees UC Davis Libraries
  • 2. Why?Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.
  • 3. Wikimania 2005
  • 4. [[user:Walkerma]]
  • 5. Bangalore, 2010
  • 6. Wikimania, Buenos Aires 2009
  • 7. Wikimania, Haifa 2011
  • 8. Values• Free [to use and reuse]• Volunteer-written• Supported by readers• Everyone can participate• Neutral, encyclopedic, factual• No top down editorial control:• Community curated work
  • 9. How to cite
  • 10. Evaluating an article
  • 11. Becoming an editor
  • 12. Adding a reference
  • 13. Phoebe AyersWikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees UC Davis Libraries payers@wikimedia.org