New from OCLC/Web Junction: “Training Curriculum For Wikipedia + Libraries Now Available Online for Library Trainers”
From OCLC/Web Junction:
Training curriculum, slides, and handouts from the Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together course are now available on the WebJunction website. These newly released materials provide instruction and resources for trainers to teach library staff how to edit Wikipedia articles, run Wikipedia workshops, and organize community outreach events that incorporate Wikipedia. The curriculum release marks the completion of OCLC’s 18-month grant-funded project to strengthen ties between Wikipedia and US public libraries toward the common purpose of improving access to the world’s knowledge.
Direct to Wikipedia + Libraries Training Materials
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.