Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together

Wikipedia + Public Libraries: Better Together
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The Wikipedia + Libraries project is strengthening ties between US public libraries and Wikipedia, to expand public access to authoritative information and serve public libraries’ diverse communities. The project is funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and the Wikimedia Foundation. Read more...

WebJunction is offering a free, nine-week online training program (six live sessions) for up to 500 US public library staff to learn to confidently engage with Wikipedia. 

  • Enroll now in the Wikipedia + Libraries training program
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Librarians Who Wikipedia: Bob Kosovsky, New York Public Library

 News / Last Modified: 05 September 2017

Eleven years ago, Bob Kosovsky of New York Public Library started his Wikipedia journey. Today, he considers editing to be a part of his library outreach work. Indeed, thanks to creating more than 40 articles, he has directed web users' attention to ...

Librarians Who Wikipedia: Mary Phillips, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

 News / Last Modified: 04 August 2017

Meet Mary Phillips, a reference librarian at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Phillips edits Wikipedia when she sees a missing reference. She also collaborates with nearby museums and universities to co-organize Art+Feminism editing events, a global o...

Librarians Who Wikipedia: János McGhie, Saint Paul Public Library

 News / Last Modified: 04 August 2017

Meet János McGhie, a reference librarian at Saint Paul Public Library. An editor of Wikipedia since 2006, McGhie—who goes by the username McGhiever—has made almost 22,000 edits and uploaded 1,300 photos to the Wikipedia Commons. If you’ve read about ...