"Wikipedia and Libraries: What's the Connection?" Webinar Recording Now Available

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."

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OCLC Research Wikipedian in Residence Max Klein

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Max Klein
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Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
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