Wikimedia and Libraries User Group/Resources

Goals for this document edit

This document is a work in progress, developed by the Wikimedia and Libraries User Group. You are invited to contribute to it.

The main purpose of this work is to provide:

  • An overview of Wikimedia projects and how librarians can contribute to them
  • General LIS skills required for librarians such as the use of citation styles and Google Drive

General Wikipedia training edit

Editathons edit

  • The Georgia Library Association documentation on how to hold an edit-a-thon.

#1lib1ref edit

Wikidata edit

General resources available for Wikidata training are collected here.

Wikidata training exercises and materials: NB: both are from the OCLC webinar by Andrew Lih and Robert Fernandez

Relevant projects on Wikidata edit

IFLA Wikidata Working Group edit

Reference support for Wikidata edit

Wikidata tools edit

Wikidata Query Service edit

WikiCite and Scholia edit

Scholia is a tool for visualizing WikiCite data in a manner that facilitates bibliometric analysis of academic publications and research. It is part of the broader Wikidata:WikiProject Source MetaData and WikiCite initiative.

Commons edit

Wikisource edit

What is Meta-Wiki edit

How to determine a Conflict-of-Interest edit

There is lots of discussion of regarding conflict of interest for cultural institutions.

Library and Information Science skills edit

Citation analysis and Scientometrics edit

Using Google Drive and Google Docs edit

Introduction to Citation Styles edit

Citation style on Wikipedia edit