May 26, 2022

Publishers Weekly: “Four Questions with Author, Librarian, and Wikipedian Merrilee Proffitt”

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


From PW:

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!

2013 CNI Presentation

CNI: Wikipedia and Libraries: What’s the Connection? from CNI Vimeo Video Channel on Vimeo.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.