Wikipedia and Academic Libraries: A Global Project

Wikipedia and Academic Libraries: A Global Project (2021)
edited by Laurie M. Bridges, Raymond Pun, and Roberto A. Arteaga
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Wikipedia and Academic

A Global Project

Edited by

Laurie M. Bridges, Raymond Pun,
and Roberto A. Arteaga

Maize Books


Acknowledgments ~ xi

Introduction ~ 1


Chapter 1: Library-Faculty Collaboration Using Wikipedia for Learning and Civic Engagement ~ 5
Jyldyz Bekbalaeva, Aisuluu Namasbek kyzy, Shirin Tumenbaeva, and Zhuzumkan Askhatbekova

Chapter 2: "Yeah, I Wrote That!": Incorporating Critical Information Literacy to Build Community Inside and Outside of Wikipedia ~ 18
Kristina M. De Voe and Adrienne Shaw

Chapter 3: Where History Meets Modern: An Overview of Academic Primary Source Research-Based Learning Programs Aggregating Special Collections and Wikimedia ~ 35
Odin Essers, Henrietta Hazen, and Nicolette Siep

Chapter 4: Learning Design to Embed Digital Citizenship Skills in the Undergraduate Classroom: A Collaboration among Instructor, Academic Librarian, and Wikipedian ~ 47
Crystal Fulton, Rebecca O’Neill, and Marta Bustillo

Chapter 5: Authentic Learning in Cultural Anthropology: Editing Wikipedia for Real-World Impact ~ 64
Jessica L. Lott and Jennifer L. Sullivan


Chapter 6: Do Black Wikipedians Matter? Confronting the Whiteness in Wikipedia with Archives and Libraries ~ 91
Kai Alexis Smith

Chapter 7: WP:Catégorie Is . . . Liaison Librarian Contribution to Local Québécois LGBTQ+ Content in Francophone Wikipedia ~ 106
Michael David Miller

Chapter 8: African Academic Libraries Partnering with Wikimedia Projects: Values and Benefits ~ 119
Adaora C. Obuezie and Millie N. Horsfall

Chapter 9: Engaging Student Employee Expertise to Improve Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons ~ 132
Brittany Paloma Fiedler, Maggie Bukowski, Chelsea Heinbach, Eduardo Martinez-Flores, and Rosan Mitola

Chapter 10: Crowdsourcing and Collaboration: Academic Libraries as Partners in NNLM’s #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons ~ 144
Kelsey Cowles, Ann Glusker, Aimee Gogan, Alicia Lillich, Margie Sheppard, Elaina Vitale, Liz Waltman, Tess Wilson, and Amanda J. Wilson

Chapter 11: Bibliowikis: The Volunteer-Driven, Catalan Case Study of Libraries as Hotspots for New Wikipedians and High-Quality Sources ~ 158
Francesc Xavier Dengra i Grau, Carme Fenoll i Clarabuch, Vicenç Allué Blanch, Francesc Fort i Silvestre, Francesc García Grimau, and Amparo Pons Cortell


Chapter 12: Beyond the Wikipedian-in-Residence, or How to Keep the Flame Burning ~ 177
Silvia E. Gutiérrez De la Torre

Chapter 13: Changing the Way Stories Are Told: Engaging Staff and Students in Improving Wikipedia Content about Women in Scotland ~ 197
Ewan McAndrew

Chapter 14: Notes from the Field: Three Wikimedian-in-Residence Case Studies ~ 214
Erin O’Neil and Sarah Severson

Chapter 15: The Open Technology Specialist at the University of Toronto Libraries: A Comprehensive Approach to Wikimedia Projects in the Academic Library ~ 230
Jesse Carliner and Ji Yun Alex Jung


Chapter 16: Hong Kong Literary Landscape: A MediaWiki for Literary Reading and Writing ~ 247
Leo F. H. Ma and L. M. Mak

Chapter 17: Structuring Bibliographic References: Taking the Journal Anais do Museu Paulista to Wikidata ~ 260
Éder Porto Ferreira Alves, Paul R. Burley, and João Alexandre Peschanski

Chapter 18: Wikisource as a Tool for OCR Transcription Correction: The National Library of Scotland’s Response to COVID-19 ~ 277
Gavin Willshaw

Chapter 19: Learning from Each Other: Reciprocity in Description between Wikipedians and Librarians ~ 287
Angela Yon and Eric Willey

Bookend: An OA Publishing Perspective, 2019–2021 ~ 301

List of Contributors ~ 309

Index ~ 323

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