Will - 2min - Ward Cunningham story 1995 creates first wiki Radical thought: Groups of people who want to collaborate also tend to trust one another Observed that mose of the tools for collaboration were concerned with complex collecctions of roles and requriements - only designated writers could reate text, only editors could publish it, etc. A user editable website Every page has a link saying "edit text" Whenever a user edited a page, the wiki records the change and saves the previous version
Bilingual Metadata and Discovery
Chinese Canadian Stories Project5th WCILCOS International Conference ofInstitutes and Libraries for Chinese OverseasStudies, May 16-19, 2012Joanne Poon, Allan ChoUniversity of British Columbia
Community engagementand the Irving K Barber Learning Centre
Objectives of Chinese Canadian Stories• To create a single one-stop bilingual web portal for collecting, digitally archiving, accessing and distributing information about Chinese Canadian history.• To engage and collaborate with Communities on preserving the Chinese Canadian history and culture.• To connect younger generations to the stories of earlier generations.• To offer educational resources to enrich students knowledge of Chinese Canadian History.
Community Historical RecognitionProgram (CHRP)• Began in 2008 by Canadian Department of Heritage• Chinese, South Asian, Italian, Jewish communities• UBC gains $900,000 federal award for unique Chinese Ca C• “This project stands out for its community engagement and its collaborative nature” (Ingrid Parent, UBC University Librarian, IFLA President)