Wikipedia Loves Libraries is a program of distributed micro-conferences held at libraries and archives in cities across North America around October and November 2011.
Wikipedia Loves Libraries @ Harvard was held on November 17th, 2011. There is a Wikipedia page for the event, and a mailing list for collaboration between the Harvard and Wikipedia communities: firstname.lastname@example.org
A recording of the event can be viewed here.
Summary of event:
- Everything you need to know to edit Wikipedia in 5 minutes
- An overview of the culture and ‘governance’ of Wikipedia
- How Wikipedia handles external sources (citing sources, “reliable sources” policy, etc.)
- Wikipedia’s content inclusion policies (why some content gets deleted)
- How academic communities can use their resources to improve Wikipedia
|Event Description:||Learning session on Wikipedia, followed by editing workshop |
|Coordinator(s):||Christian Anderson, User:Canderson7|
|Event volunteers:||Corinna Baksik, Bruce Trumble, Kate Bowers |
|Date/Time:||Nov. 17, 2011, 4:00-5:30 (editing workshop 5:30 to 6:30) |
|Location:||Lamont Forum Room|
|Contact Information ||Corinna Baksik |