Building a better #1Lib1Ref

Community From the archives Wikipedia

The campaign's third year was better than ever—here's how you can get involved.

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Using librarianship to create a more equitable internet: LGBTQ+ advocacy as a wiki-librarian

Community From the archives GLAM Wikipedia Wikipedia Library

An interview with wiki-librarian and Wikimedia LGBTQ+ organizer Rachel Wexelbaum, discussing the role of librarians for bringing greater diversity to Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects.

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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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The reading room at the Boston Public Library

What can we glean from OCLC’s experience with library staff learning Wikipedia?

Community Foundation From the archives GLAM Wikipedia

An exploration of the intersection between Wikipedia and public libraries in the United States.

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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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What happens when you give a Wikipedia editor a research library?

Community Education From the archives Wikipedia Wikipedia Library

The Wikipedia Visiting Scholars program gives editors special access to university and library resources, which helps them improve content quality and support new collaborations, as part of the Wikipedia Library project.

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