64th chat, Tuesday August 23rd 2016: Wikipedia & #critlib
- McCook, K. D. L. P. (2014). Librarians as Wikipedians: From library history to “Librarianship and Human Rights” (pdf). Progressive Librarian, 42, 61-81.
- Q1. What is your stance towards/relationship with Wikipedia (WP) & what experiences have brought you to that stance? #critlib
- Q2. In what ways could Wikipedia be a potential resource or site for enacting #critlib?
- Q3. In what ways are the pillars (i.e. Neutral Point of View) and/or organizational structures of WP in tension with #critlib? http://bit.ly/2b3HO7d [link to Wikipedia page for the 5 pillars]
- Q4. Do librarians have a responsibility to address pitfalls of WP like gender/race/identity gaps? #critlib
- Q5. What accounts for historic maligning of WP by libs and what does this tell us about our own stance towards information? #critlib
For further exploration:
- Pinboard on Wikipedia and social justice compiled by @LibSkrat
- Fact factories: Wikipedia and the power to represent (dissertation, pdf) by @hfordsa