WebJunction, Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Date:
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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

Location:
WNYLRC Training Center

Description:

WebJunction, Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together

Join Rob Favini, OCLC Member Relations Liaison, for an overview of the many resources and learning opportunities available to the library community through WebJunction. The session will also provide a closer look at Wikipedia + Libraries (http://www.webjunction.org/explore-topics/wikipedia-libraries.html), a project of OCLC Research and WebJunction. Attendees will learn how this new project facilitates human-to-human connections among Wikipedians and librarians, and exposes librarians to the inner-workings of Wikipedia so that they can work hands-on with the resource and adeptly guide their patrons' use of it.

Directions:
CE Workshop:
Yes
CE Hours:
0.25
Workshop Length:
2.5
Speaker Name:
Rob Favini, OCLC Member Liaison, Northeast
Speaker Bio:

Rob Favini is a Member Relations Liaison within OCLC’s Membership and Research Division. Prior to joining OCLC Rob held positions in public, academic and special libraries working as a reference librarian, education coordinator, library administrator, research analyst, and project manager. Rob holds an MLIS from Kent State University, an MBA from Bentley University

Max Class Size:
30