WikiGLAM Awareness for Librarians in Kwara State

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It is a project to create awareness on the various Wikimedia products/ projects that librarians in Kwara State can adopt to promote digital information literacy, open knowledge, and free access to information among Library users in Kwara State.

Event details[edit]

Location: Physical socially distanced event in Ilorin at the Mustapha Akanbi Library and Resource Centre, with online follow-up.

Date:10th & 11th September 2021.


Kindly register for the event here WikiGLAM Awareness for Librarians in Kwara State

How to participate[edit]

1 Sign in or Create a New Account on Wikipedia.

2 Enroll on the Kwara WikiGLAM 2021 Outreach Dashboard to track your contributions KwaraWikiGLAM 2021.

3 Sign up in the participants section on this page.

4 List the articles created or improved under the Articles created/improved section.

5 Attend the physical event on Friday, 10th and Saturday, 11th September 2021.


To participate you just need to sign up on the participants section. To add your name, edit this section and type '#~~~~' below without quotes.

  1. Omolarabasirat (talk) 06:56, 21 August 2021 (UTC
  2. Kaisha33 (talk) 10:36, 9 September 2021 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Action Points[edit]

1. Create awareness for WikiGLAM on Social media.

2. Teach participants how to access and create a Wikipedia account.

3. Teach Participants the general editing rules of Wikipedia.

4. Create and or improve 100 articles on Wikipedia and Wikidata.

5. Expose librarians in Ilorin to the relevance and impacts of WikiGLAM projects on libraries.