Improving Wikipedia Show and Tell webinar recording available


View this webinar recording to learn how to contribute to Wikipedia, the world's largest encyclopedia that anyone can edit. See presenters share their processes for adding links to collections and other content to Wikipedia. Presentations include both lessons learned and successes.

For more information:

Karen Smith-Yoshimura
Program Officer
OCLC Research

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research


Webinar files

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  • Download webinar slides (.pptx) [link]



Mary Elings, UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library: Adding links to Wikipedia articles to Bancroft resources

Andra Darlington, Getty: Adding links to Wikipedia articles to Getty’s finding aids 

Daniel Reboussin, University of Florida: Writing and editing Wikipedia articles to improve scholarly access to primary sources in the African Studies Collection

Mairelys Lemus-Rojas, University of Miami: Using the RAMP (Remixing Archival Metadata Project) tool to create Wikipedia articles from finding aids for the Cuban Heritage Collection  

Liz McCarthy, Oxford University, Bodleian Library:  Hosting edit-a-thons 

Merrilee Proffitt, OCLC Research: Some general tips on pitfalls, and how to become a good citizen on Wikipedia