Wikipedia in African Libraries/Events

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The Wikipedia in African Libraries Project

User Education[edit]


Event Date Theme Organiser Venue Dashboard
Main Cohort 1 1 February 2021 Wikipedia in African Libraries AfLIA Online Link to dashboard here
Closing session for pilot cohort 12 January 2021 Wikipedia in African Libraries AfLIA Online [Link to recording here]
Week 4 16 December 2020 Wikipedia empowers your community AfLIA Online Link to recording here
Week 3 09 December 2020 Contribute to the Wikipedia body of knowledge. AfLIA Online [Link to recording here]
Week 2 02 December 2020 Evaluating Wikipedia with a critical eye. AfLIA Online [Link to recording here]
Week 1 24 November 2020 Wikipedia for you, your library, and your community. AfLIA Online [Link to recording here]
Opening session 16 November 2020 Introduction to the course and Moodle platform AfLIA Online [Video link here]
Pilot Cohort 16 November - 20 December 2020 The pilot cohort will help test the adapted OCLC curriculum AfLIA Online Pilot Cohort Dashboard


Collective events[edit]


Event Date Theme Organiser Venue Dashboard
#1Lib1Ref 2021 20 January - 05 February 2021 20 years human!!! AfLIA Online 1Lib1Ref 2021 with AfLIA Dashboard
Open Access Week 19 - 26 October 2020 Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion AfLIA Online Open Access Week Dashboard


Community & Outreach[edit]


Event Date Theme Organiser Venue Dashboard
Meet & Greet with Swahili-speaking librarians 05 November 2020 Meet & Greet Series AfLIA; Wikimedia Community User Group, Tanzania; Kenya National Library Service, Nairobi Branch Online Recording of session available here
WikiCite Virtual Event 27 October 2020 Open citations & linked bibliographic data Wikimedia and Libraries User Group Online Wikipedia in African Libraries : Existing situation and opportunities