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Leveraging Wikipedia. Connecting communities of knowledge.

Author: Merrilee Proffitt
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The vision statement of the Wikimedia Foundation states, "Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge." Libraries need not see Wikipedia as competition; rather, failing to leverage its omnipresence in the online world constitutes a missed opportunity. As a senior program officer at OCLC, Proffitt has encouraged collaboration between Wikipedia and cultural heritage  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Merrilee Proffitt
ISBN: 9780838916322 0838916325
OCLC Number: 1043461326
Description: 240 pages
Responsibility: Merrilee Proffitt.

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Libraries need not see Wikipedia as competition; rather, failing to leverage its omnipresence in the online world constitutes a missed opportunity. This book will inspire libraries to get involved in  Read more...

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