Merrilee will be speaking at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans!
Saturday, June 23, 2018
1:15 PM – 1:30 PM at the OCLC Booth 2931
Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together
Sunday, June 24, 2018
10:30 AM -11:15 AM
Details: Leveraging Wikipedia to Help Enrich And Improve Library Practices
In her new book, Leveraging Wikipedia: Connecting Communities of Knowledge (ALA Editions) Merrilee Proffitt, a Senior Program Officer at OCLC and author of the new book, looks at how librarians today are connecting with Wikipedia.
Read the Complete Interview
More Merrilee!!! More Wikipedia and Libraries!
- Interview: Librarians Who Wikipedia: Merrilee Proffitt, OCLC and Wikilibrarian (2018; via WebJunction)
- Interview: Merrilee Proffitt on Collaboration Between Wikipedia And Cultural Heritage Institutions (2018; via ALA Editions)
- Info/Materials from Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together Project (via WebJunction) ||| Training Materals
- Seattle-Based Project to Make Librarians Wikipedia Stars Wins $250K in Knight News Challenge (2016; via GeekWire
- How Wikipedia Works, the Anatomy of an Editathon (via 2014; via HangingTogether)
- Wikipedia Library Project Website
2013 CNI Presentation