Sustained Wikipedia Editorship and the Library Profession: Analyzing the Editing Patterns of 1Lib1Ref Participants


One Librarian, One Reference (#1lib1ref) is a Wikipedia campaign aimed at getting librarians, who share values on open information, to collaborate and improve the verifiability of information in the open encyclopedia. Paired with an overview of this campaign and of the relationship between libraries and Wikipedia, this study looks at the editing patterns of the campaign’s participants to determine if its newly recruited editors continue to engage in sustained Wikipedia editorship.

Jun 5, 2024 3:00 pm — 3:30 pm