libraries

  1. Research libraries and Wikimedia: A shared commitment to diversity, open knowledge, and community participation

    A new project will model community collaboration in the creation of linked open data, focusing on content related to Indigenous communities of North America.... Read more

  2. The first week’s highlights from #1lib1ref

    We are just over a week into the second annual #1lib1ref campaign, where we “imagine a world where every librarian adds one more reference to Wikipedia.”... Read more

  3. Librarians offer the gift of a footnote to celebrate Wikipedia’s birthday: Join #1lib1ref 2017

    Making sure that the public, our patrons, reach the best sources of information is at the heart of the Wikipedia community’s ideals.... Read more

  4. Engaging the world’s libraries with Wikipedia—what are the opportunities?

    Do library patrons get the best information for the topic they are looking for? Do they have the skills needed to use Wikipedia as part of a research process that helps with learning and advancement of human society?... Read more

  5. Updated: the story of Wikipedia and libraries is being rewritten around the world this week with #1Lib1Ref

    The libraries community has a huge number of opportunities to help solve gaps on Wikipedia.... Read more

  6. Modernizing MediaWiki with libraries

    The Wikimedia Foundation is breaking up the MediaWiki software into smaller, reusable libraries which can be developed more easily and integrated into any PHP application. (…)... Read more

  7. Why librarians should edit Wikipedia: A testimonial from Switzerland

    Since April, the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne (BCUL) hosts, on a monthly basis, Wikipedian get-togethers in their Unitheque room, referred as the “Wikipermanences”. How do they proceed and what happens during those gatherings? […]... Read more

  8. WikiWomen Love Libraries: Italian edition

  9. Why Wikipedians should love librarians