Through #1Lib1Ref, we ask that you give the gift of a citation

Community Foundation GLAM Wikipedia

2019 marks the fourth year of #1Lib1Ref, an annual campaign that asks everyone to jump in and improve Wikipedia by adding at least one citation. In doing so, they help improve the reliability and authenticity of the site for billions of readers. Though literally meaning “One Librarian, One Reference”, #1Lib1Ref has grown to include archivists,….

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1Lib1Ref spreads to the Southern Hemisphere and beyond

GLAM Wikipedia Library

#1Lib1Ref is an annual campaign where librarians and other contributors to Wikipedia add references to improve statements with the ultimate objective of improving the reliability of Wikipedia. In 2018, the Iberocoop Network participated in the #1lib1ref campaign (1bib1ref in Spanish) in Latin America. The campaign ran for three weeks in May 2018, to commemorate the….

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In Cote d’Ivoire, partnering with libraries provides opportunities

From the archives GLAM Wikipedia Library

Local volunteers from Wikimedia Community User Group Côte d'Ivoire are partnering with librarians to create an active and vibrant community.

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Celebrate Wikipedia’s birthday by joining your local library in the #1Lib1Ref campaign

From the archives GLAM Wikipedia Wikipedia Library

The annual #1lib1ref campaign asks librarians to add a citation to a reliable source to Wikipedia—and it's easy to get involved.

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Engaging librarians (and others) through social technologies: A #1lib1ref think-piece

Foundation From the archives GLAM Wikipedia Library

This campaign was more than an outreach effort: it helped us to explore new technologies that facilitate diverse communities to participate in Wikipedia. To support a clear call to action for librarians, we incorporated three social technologies to grow the campaign: social media, hashtags (both inside and outside of Wikipedia), and microcontributions. Together they helped us share an inviting and compelling story of collaboration between Wikipedia and libraries.

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