WATCH: ​Wikipedia and Libraries: What's the Connection?

From Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, CNI 

Washington, DC  Wikipedia and Libraries: What's the Connection?, a project briefing presented at CNI's fall 2012 membership meeting by Merrilee Proffitt of OCLC and Sara Snyder of the Smithsonian Institution, is now available on CNI's two video channels:

YouTube: http://youtu.be/a6Qs-_51Qko
Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/61522767

This presentations examines how OCLC Research, Smithsonian Institution, and others are connecting researchers to unique materials through Wikipedia; it highlights the special role library data can play in Wikipedia, examines how Wikipedia data may be useful to libraries and scholarly institutions, introduces Wikipedia’s GLAM-Wiki initiative, and includes discussion about ways that information professionals can work collaboratively with the World’s Largest Free Encyclopedia.

Presentation webpage: http://www.cni.org/topics/digital-libraries/wikipedia-libraries-connection/

Previously-released video from CNI's fall 2012 meeting:

-Force11: The Future of Research Communications and E-Scholarship (Maryann Martone of the University of California, San Diego)
http://youtu.be/w9S9sjDFuSo
-The PressForward Project & Scholarly Communication on the Open Web (Dan Cohen & Joan Fragaszy Troyano, CHNM/GMU)
http://youtu.be/hE84pEu7ius
-Extending Access to Scholarly Resources: JSTOR's Alumni Program (Heterick, JSTOR; Gibbons, Yale; Jaggers, Columbia; Tamarkin, Duke)
http://youtu.be/bO11_k7N_0c
-What Is College For? The Future of Higher Education (Hunter R. Rawlings III, Association of American Universities)
http://youtu.be/zDLuCjCglDg
-MOOCs, Mobility,  and Changing Scholarly Practice: CNI's Perspective on 2012 and 2013 (Cliff Lynch, CNI)
http://youtu.be/Fvys5VZrjsI
-Massive Open Online Courses as Drivers for Change (Lynne O'Brien, Duke U.)
http://youtu.be/UbK0i4mhpWU

To see all videos available from CNI, visit our video channels on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/cnivideo) and Vimeo (http://vimeo.com/channels/cni). 

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