JUL 11

Wikipedia Loves Libraries Event, 11 July in Washington, D.C.

OCLC Research Wikipedian in Residence Max Klein organized this event to continue to build momentum for the Wikipedia Loves Libraries initiative, a continent-wide campaign to bring Wikipedia and libraries together with on-site events.

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International Brotherhood of Teamsters Labor History Research Center
Washington, D.C.

OCLC Research Wikipedian in Residence Max Klein organized this event to continue to build momentum for the Wikipedia Loves Libraries initiative, a continent-wide campaign to bring Wikipedia and libraries together with on-site events. The 11 July Wikipedia Loves Libraries event convened previously-participating and new Librarians and Wikipedians from 1:00–4:00 p.m. at the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Labor History Research Center in Washington, D.C. to steer direction and brainstorm new project ideas. It also included a Workshop for Librarians on some of the secret tricks that can be used to become information literate in Wikipedia.

The agenda is below. All were welcome to attend this free event but advanced registration was required and space was limited. See the Wikimania's Wikipedia Loves Libraries event page for more information.

Start Date

11 July 2012

End Date

11 July 2012

Location

Washington, D.C.

Venue

International Brotherhood of Teamsters Labor History Research Center

Time Presentation
1:00–1:30 p.m.

Workshop: Behind the secret door: Wikipedia Information Literacy Tricks for Librarians
Max Klein, OCLC Research Wikipedian in Residence

1:30–1:40 p.m.

Introduction: State of the GLAM
Lori Phillips

1:40–2:10 p.m.

Presentation: Perspective: A Wikipedian reflects on time in the archives
Q Miceli, former Technical Services student worker at Mudd Manuscript Library, Princeton University

2:10–2:30 p.m.

Presentation: Perspective: A Librarian Reflects on Working with a Wikipedian
Karen Weiss, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

2:30–2:40 p.m.

Break with Snack

2:45–4:00 p.m.

Discussion and Strategic Planning
All Participants

We are a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public purpose is a statement of commitment to each other—that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration.