JUL 31

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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Speaker
Max Klein
OCLC Research

Description

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.

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Start Date

31 July 2012

End Date

31 July 2012

Venue

Online via WebEx

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