Librarians urged to improve Wikipedia

Thursday, 15 December, 2016: A new Wikipedia campaign called #1lib1ref will start on January 15 to February 3 2018 which aims to improve Wikipedia by librarians adding new citations. 
 
The campaign organisers are asking for librarians to add one reference to Wikipedia because any citation to a reliable source is a benefit to Wikipedia readers.
 
When the reference is added to the article, include the hashtag #1Lib1Ref in the edit summary so that organisers can track participation.
 
This campaign, #1lib1ref, aims to get librarians to provide tools for Wikipedia readers and provide experience for librarians to help integrate Wikipedia into the broader research and information literacy landscape.
 
This campaign builds on last year's called “Imagine a World where Every Librarian Adds One More Reference to Wikipedia".
 
The campaign is seeking the following: 

For information on coordinating activities, please check out the campaign page at 1lib1ref.org or ask questions at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/WikiLibrary.

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Released
Thursday 15 December 2016 10:00am