Wikipedians and librarians share similar passions and purposes. Working together, we create a better and stronger Wikipedia with more visibility for library resources. And there are three ways that our communities reflect each other in the work we do.
I believe that Wikipedia is important for the future of libraries. I also believe that libraries are equally important to Wikipedia. In editing the recent Leveraging Wikipedia: Connecting Communities of Knowledge, it became clear to me why we’re natural allies:
- It’s about scale.
- It’s about people.
- It’s about vision
Learn More, Read the Complete Article: “Three Reasons Wikipedia Needs Libraries, And Vice-Versa”