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What Wikipedia Means For GLAMs

Dr Mike Dickison
Working with Wikipedia
Wikipedia
20 Jun 2019
9.30am-12.30am, Thursday 20 June
Dr Mike Dickison presents an overvew of Wikipedia, and dicusses possible engagements for arts and heritage organisations.
Event type: 
Multidisciplinary, Workshop/Seminar
Price: 
Free
Venue: 
Richmond Library
Address: 
280 Queen St Richmond
Region: 
Nelson / Tasman

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Do you work in Galleries, Libraries, Archives or Museums? If so, this talk is for you. Dr Mike Dickison is Nelson Provincial Museum's Wikipedian in residence for June 2019.

Dickison will present an overview of Wikipedia, and discuss some possible engagement strategies for arts and heritage organisations.

Organisations whose mission is making information accessible need to understand Wikipedia and have a plan for engaging with it and the hundreds of thousands of volunteers who write it.

FREE, but space is limited. Bookings are essential.

To register, either phone Richmond Library 03 543 8500, or email helen.mccubbin@tasman.govt.nz.

For the full list of Wikipedia seminars visit http://www.nelsonmuseum.co.nz/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Written by

Richmond Library

30 May 2019

Richmond Library is one of Tasman District Council's four regional libraries. Located in the heart of Richmond, we are a hub for our community to engage with books, information, events and each other.