WNYLRC Webinar: Online Wikipedia Lecture Series - Week 4
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Date:
Thursday, March 9, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Description:

This is a four-week online Wikipedia lecture series for WNYLRC members.

This training is a project from Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports is a United States nonprofit organization which seeks to share information with consumers so that they can make informed purchase decisions. Friends of Consumer Reports may include anyone who wishes to share information about consumer choices. Should you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Lane (user:bluerasberry) at lrasberry@consumer.com

Week four - Tour of Wikimedia projects broadly

Wikipedia is an encyclopedia and it contains reference text. Other parts of the Wikimedia network of media projects include Wikimedia Commons, the non-text media file repository, Wikisource the document archive, Wikidata the database, and other projects. We will consider how these projects complement each other.

Location:
webinar
Directions:

login information will be provided prior to the webinar

CE Workshop:
Yes
CE Hours:
0.1
Workshop Length:
1
Speaker Name:
Lane Rasberry
Speaker Bio:

Mr. Rasberry is Consumer Report's first Wikipedian in Residence, primarily working to support "Choosing Wisely," an initiative led by the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports, focused on sharing evidence-based consumer health information.

Max Class Size:
23
Price (Governing):
$5
Price (Affiliate Member):
$10
Price (Patron Organizational):
$10
Price (Patron Student):
$5
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$5
Price (Non-Member):
$15
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$5
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0