VALA2020 Session 10 Barker

Wikipedia and Library Collections

Wednesday 12 February 2020, 14:45 – 15:15

Geoff Barker
  • Senior Curator, State Library of New South Wales

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The State Library of New South Wales has worked on Wikimedia related projects for over seven years and was one of the first libraries globally to create a formal policy integrating Wikipedia into its organisational workflow. This paper discusses current Wikimedia projects managed by the Library, and introduces new directions for library engagement with Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata platforms

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