Webcast: Reference and Citation on Wikipedia and the Library

Speaker Dorothy Howard, Moderator

Dorothy Howard is Wikipedian-in-Residence and Open Data Fellow at METRO.

In recent years, Wikipedia has collaborated with libraries to improve the quality of Wikipedia’s reference and citation. Aspects of this engagement include streamlining Wikipedia citation practices; working to increase fully-available open access references to readers; collaborations with libraries to develop Wikipedia library internships; and more. The options available for libraries to engage with Wikipedia have only increased.

On Monday, January 12th, this webcast will focus on citation and reference on Wikipedia. The session will include presentations from leaders of four different projects to improve Wikipedia’s reference and citation: Andy Mabbett, Wikipedian-in-Residence at ORCID (the Open Researcher and Contributor ID, an authority control) and the Royal Society of Chemistry; Jake Orlowitz and Patrick Earley of the Wikipedia Library; Ed Saperia, Project Lead of the Open Access Reader Project; and Maximilian Klein, member of the “WikiProject Open Access/Signaling OA-ness (Open Access)."

To access the live program, simply visit http://youtu.be/492vIVtvX7k between 2:00 PM and 3:15 PM on Monday, January 12th. Registration is not required. An archived recording will be available following the session.




Mon, Jan. 12, 2015
2 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. US/Eastern