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SESSION 406 - 80,000 Volunteers Can't Be Wrong: The Case for Greater Collaboration with Wikipedia
Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting 2012
Aug 10, 2012, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Sara Snyder, MLS , MA
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Art
Wikipedia is the fifth most popular Web property in the world and is continually expanded by 80,000 editors from around the globe. How can archives harness this incredible level of participation for their benefit? Join colleagues and Wikipedia volunteers from the National Archives and Records Administration and the Smithsonian's Archives of American Art to learn about the Wikipedian in Residence Program and other initiatives that will result in greater knowledge and exposure of your collections.