"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."

More Information

“Wikipedia and Libraries: What’s the Connection?” Webinar Page
http://www.oclc.org/research/events/2012/07-31.html

Webinar Recording (56:25):

Webinar Slides (.pptx: 469 KB/47 slides)
http://www.oclc.org/content/dam/research/events/2012/20120731wikipedia-slides.pptx

Webinar Chat Transcript (.pdf: 23 KB/2 pp.)
http://www.oclc.org/content/dam/research/events/2012/20120731wikipedia-chat.pdf

OCLC Research Wikipedian in Residence Max Klein
http://www.oclc.org/research/people/klein.html

Max’s Hangingtogether.org Blog Post, Wikipedia and Libraries: The Afterwebinar
http://hangingtogether.org/?p=2065

OCLC Research Webinars
http://www.oclc.org/research/events/webinars.html

For more information:

Max Klein
Wikipedian in Residence
OCLC Research
kleinm@oclc.org
+1-650-287-4145


Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research
renspiem@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5231

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