Presentation Title

Is Wikipedia Really Wicked? Academic Librarians and History Professors Weigh In

Location

Room 218

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Higher Education

Abstract

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Presentation Description

An Academic Librarian surveyed the History Department on her campus and her own Information Services colleagues to find out if Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia, is really wicked. Some institutions of higher learning have actually BANNED its use on their campuses. This presentation will reveal the results of her informal campus surveys. Attendees are encouraged to share their own experiences with the controversial electronic reference tool.

Keywords

Information literacy, Wikipedia, Online encyclopedias

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Is Wikipedia Really Wicked? Academic Librarians and History Professors Weigh In

Room 218

See presentation description.