98th chat, Monday January 22 2018: Wikipedia, open access, and social justice
11am Pacific / noon Mountain / 1pm Central / 2pm Eastern
moderated by @voxpopulare
This chat will happen during the #1Lib1Ref campaign, an effort to encourage all librarians to get involved in editing Wikipedia.
- Allum, C. (2016, Feb 29). Women leading movements to champion equality on Wikipedia. Women in the World, in Association with the New York Times.
- Rochon, B., Béland, J., & Casemajor, N. (2017, May 15). What do you call a homepage? Incorporating indigenous knowledge into Wikipedia. [Blog post]. Wikimedia Blog.
- Weaver, M. (2016, Oct 20). Librarians work to make Wikipedia more inclusive with ‘Wiki Loves Pride’ event. The Bucknellian.
- Q1. How have you engaged with Wikipedia in the past week, month, or year (personally or professionally)? Is there anything that keeps you from engaging more than you do? #critlib
- Q2. In general, how does Wikipedia supplement or enhance your work or that of your students, faculty/staff colleagues, or general library patrons? #critlib
- Q3. Based on the readings about Wikipedia as activism and indigenous Wikipedia, what do you see as the potential for Wikipedia as a site for activism or eliminating information gaps about/for marginalized populations? #critlib
- Q4. Based on your experience and the readings, how do you engage with Wikipedia an information resource, a community, or both? #critlib
- Q5. How can we use Wikipedia more effectively as a tool to support global engagement among scholars, activists, information professionals, and people in need of open information resources? #critlib