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Broad overview of editing Wikipedia through an archival lens, including contributing to the Wikimedia Commons.
Doing the work: Editing Wikipedia as an act of reconciliation
(On Archivy, 2018-08-28)
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada Calls to Action outline the responsibilities of cultural heritage workers to educate both themselves and the general public about the Canadian Indian Residential School ...
Wikipedia Edit-a-thons: Thinking Beyond the Warm Fuzzie
(Editorial Board of the Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research, 2017)
Wikipedia edit-a-thons represent a unique and fruitful avenue for galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAMs) to engage with new and existing segments of their user communities. Encompassing information and technical ...
Collaborative archival practice: Rethinking outreach, access, and reconciliation using Wikipedia
Based on first-hand experience and concrete examples, the presentation outlines the use of Wikipedia as a tool for community engagement and as a way of improving the discoverability of archival content through collaboration. ...