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Working well with Wikipedia            Phoebe AyersWikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees          UC Davis Libraries
Why?Imagine a world in which every single human   being can freely share in the sum of all                knowledge.
Wikimania 2005
[[user:Walkerma]]
Bangalore, 2010
Wikimania, Buenos Aires 2009
Wikimania, Haifa 2011
Values•   Free [to use and reuse]•   Volunteer-written•   Supported by readers•   Everyone can participate•   Neutral, enc...
How to cite
Evaluating an article
Becoming an editor
Adding a reference
Phoebe AyersWikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees          UC Davis Libraries       payers@wikimedia.org
Intro to Wikipedia 2012
Intro to Wikipedia 2012
Intro to Wikipedia 2012
Intro to Wikipedia 2012
Intro to Wikipedia 2012
Intro to Wikipedia 2012
Intro to Wikipedia 2012
Intro to Wikipedia 2012
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Intro to Wikipedia 2012

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

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Intro to Wikipedia 2012

  1. 1. Working well with Wikipedia Phoebe AyersWikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees UC Davis Libraries
  2. 2. Why?Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge.
  3. 3. Wikimania 2005
  4. 4. [[user:Walkerma]]
  5. 5. Bangalore, 2010
  6. 6. Wikimania, Buenos Aires 2009
  7. 7. Wikimania, Haifa 2011
  8. 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. 9. How to cite
  10. 10. Evaluating an article
  11. 11. Becoming an editor
  12. 12. Adding a reference
  13. 13. Phoebe AyersWikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees UC Davis Libraries payers@wikimedia.org

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