Wikimedia and Libraries User Group/Resources

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Goals for this document[edit]

This document is a work in progress, developed by the Wikimedia and Libraries User Group. You are invited to contribute to it.

The main purpose of this work is to provide:

  • An overview of Wikimedia projects and how librarians can contribute to them
  • General LIS skills required for librarians such as the use of citation styles and Google Drive

General Wikipedia training[edit]


  • The Georgia Library Association documentation on how to hold an edit-a-thon.



General resources available for Wikidata training are collected here.

Wikidata training exercises and materials: NB: both are from the OCLC webinar by Andrew Lih and Robert Fernandez

Relevant projects on Wikidata[edit]

IFLA Wikidata Working Group[edit]

Reference support for Wikidata[edit]

Wikidata tools[edit]

Wikidata Query Service[edit]

WikiCite and Scholia[edit]

Scholia is a tool for visualizing WikiCite data in a manner that facilitates bibliometric analysis of academic publications and research. It is part of the broader Wikidata:WikiProject Source MetaData and WikiCite initiative.



What is Meta-Wiki[edit]

How to determine a Conflict-of-Interest[edit]

There is lots of discussion of regarding conflict of interest for cultural institutions.

Library and Information Science skills[edit]

Citation analysis and Scientometrics[edit]

Using Google Drive and Google Docs[edit]

Introduction to Citation Styles[edit]

Citation style on Wikipedia[edit]