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...

Here are some opportunities and resources that you can use to engage with the Wikipedia + Libraries project through WebJunction:


 

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Librarians Who Wikipedia: Karen Kast, Eagle Mountain City Public Library

 News / Last Modified: 03 April 2018

When Karen Kast, from a small, rural library in Utah, took the Wikipedia + Libraries training program, she quickly connected the dots between Wikipedia and librarianship. Three months later, transformations for Kast and her library are underway. Kast...

Susan Barnum named Library Journal Mover & Shaker

 News / Last Modified: 28 March 2018

Susan Barnum, a public services librarian at El Paso Public Library, has been selected as a 2018 Mover and Shaker by Library Journal for her advocacy work in Wikipedia. This recognition - given to changemakers in the library field - highligh...

Librarians Who Wikipedia: Jean King

 News / Last Modified: 28 February 2018

When Jean King, an adult reference librarian at West Hempstead Public Library, registered for the Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together online training course, she'd never edited Wikipedia before. "It's a popular reference that frequently comes...

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