Marking up NSW: Wikipedia, newspapers and the State Library
VALA2014 CONCURRENT SESSION 2: It’s All About the Data
State Library of New South Wales
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This paper discusses the State Library of NSW’s project to create content on Wikipedia linking back to the digitised newspapers on Trove. The paper discusses the issues encountered in working with Wikipedia and the factors that made this project a success. One significant factor was the collaborative partnerships with other institutions that allowed the State Library to build on the expertise of other groups.
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