Wikipedia and Libraries: What's the Connection?
In this webinar, OCLC Research Wikipedian in Residence Max Klein discussed what's happened between Wikipedia and libraries in the past and what it means for the future.
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In this webinar, OCLC Research Wikipedian in Residence Max Klein discussed what's happened between Wikipedia and libraries in the past and what it means for the future. In addition, he explained the connection between Wikipedia and libraries, discussed the variety of Wikipedia in Residence positions and the opportunities for libraries working with Wikipedia, as well as described how OCLC Research is working to integrate Authority Control into Wikipedia. He also presented "Behind the Secret Door: Tips and Tricks for Librarians using Wikipedia."
This free OCLC Research webinar was open to all and is geared toward academic libraries. WebJunction also hosted a webinar with Max Klein, "Librarians are Wikipedians Too," that had a public library focus on 2 August that was free and open to all.
Archived Webinar Files:
- Webinar Recording (56:25):
- Slides (.pptx: 469 KB/47 slides)
- Chat transcript (.pdf: 23 KB/2 pp.)
- Hangingtogether.org Blog Posts
- Wikipedia:Wikipedia Loves Libraries
- VIAFbot Discussion: Wikipedia:Authority Control Integration Proposal
- SNAC: The Social Networks and Archival Context Project
31 July 2012
31 July 2012
Online via WebEx