Librarians Improve Wikipedia During Global #1Lib1Ref Campaign
The #1Lib1Ref campaign invited librarians—and anyone passionate about the quality of information resources on the internet—to add a reference citation to Wikipedia and flag it with the hashtag #1lib1ref. The hashtag stands for "one librarian, one reference."
The campaign results are in: 990 people participated and the results suggest that approximately 1,000 of the 5,600 revisions included an added citation. Right on target with #1lib1ref!
Library staff also used the campaign as an opportunity to encourage information literacy among patrons. The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, a partner in the #1lib1ref campaign, facilitated conversation by publishing a downloadable... Read more