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Online information seeking behaviour and online practices User group - Wikipedians

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Presentation to staff of the State Library of New South Wales on 13 March 2013.
Focusing specifically on Wikipedians and Wikimedians, this is the first of a series of presentations about how different user groups utilise the resources of that library.

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Online information seeking behaviour and online practices User group - Wikipedians

  1. 1. Online information seekingbehaviour and online practices User group - Wikipedianshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/SLNSW#13_March_2013_Training_Workshop State Library, NSW 13 March, 2013 Liam Wyatt @wittylama
  2. 2. Three Policy Pillars• Neutral Point of View (NPOV)• Verifiability (V)• No Original Research (NOR) This means that Wikipedia’s quality is dependent upon the ability to cite third party reliable sources.
  3. 3. We do the same thing,for the same reason, for the same people, in the same medium. We just go about it in different ways.
  4. 4. Artichoke.
  5. 5. Links to: http://www.nypl.org/audiovideo/menus-cookbooks
  6. 6. The 4 categories Location Onsite Offsite MultimediaContent Words
  7. 7. Onsite Words
  8. 8. British Library“edit-a-thon” events focusing on unique resources
  9. 9. State Library of Queensland Regional training workshops
  10. 10. Location Onsite Offsite MultimediaContent Events, training staff/ Words researchers, edit-a-thons
  11. 11. Onsite Multimedia
  12. 12. ?
  13. 13. Location Onsite Offsite Multimedia xContent Events, training staff/ Words researchers, edit-a-thons
  14. 14. Offsite Words
  15. 15. Bibliotheque National de France Transcription where OCR won’t do
  16. 16. TroveEasy referencing of original materials
  17. 17. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/ The_Wikipedia_Library
  18. 18. Location Onsite Offsite Multimedia xContent Events, training staff/ Words researchers, edit-a-thons ✓
  19. 19. Offsite Multimedia
  20. 20. First, a little bit about copyright.... Nate.erlin - CC-by-NC-ND http://www.flickr.com/photos/nateerlin/520085236/
  21. 21. “Free”•the freedom to use the work and enjoy the benefits of using it•the freedom to study the work and to apply knowledge acquired from it•the freedom to make and redistribute copies, in whole or in part, of the information or expression•the freedom to make changes and improvements, and to distribute derivative works http://freedomdefined.org/
  22. 22. Re-use!
  23. 23. ç
  24. 24. In short, this means that a scan of a PD 2d thing is ALSO PD.But a photograph of a PD 3d thing is copyrighted.
  25. 25. This conflicts with the SLNSW policy which claims several rights over the use and access of PD content. http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/siteinfo/copyright.htmlIf you would like to read my IP Law masters thesis about this topic, please go here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/113431455/Copyright-in-faithful- reproductions-of-Public-Domain-art
  26. 26. Seznam členůposádky Bounty (cz) or Lázadás a Bountyn (hu)http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/ File:Nla.ms-ms5393-2-s1.jpg
  27. 27. Norman Selfehttp://www.dictionaryofsydney.org/entry/ selfe_norman https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Norman_Selfe
  28. 28. Which way am I expected to cite this picture? The way I actually cite it: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=186851Compare this to the NLA approach. Catalogue number is the same as the permanent URL.
  29. 29. So.... I want to use the HDmultimedia that I know exists,and I know is digitised, and I know is Public Domain. How do I find it? How do I use it, cite it?
  30. 30. A test to find: The Australian Regenerative Refrigeratorhttp://www.dictionaryofsydney.org/image/25974 (answer is: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=825401 )
  31. 31. Alternate example, for something that is displayed online http:// acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemLarge.aspx? itemID=456492 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Norman_Selfe_proposal_for_Sydney_H arbour_Bridge.jpgThis time it is findiable, but citation is across three URLs: itemDetailPaged, itemLarge, & itemPopLarger
  32. 32. Location Onsite Offsite Copyright policy, access Multimedia xContent policy, findability Events, training staff/ Words researchers, edit-a-thons ✓
  33. 33. And finally, a fifthcategory - Data
  34. 34. Peace, Love & Metadata liamwyatt@gmail.com [[user:witty lama]] @wittylama www.wittylama.com/blog

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