Library wikis

Libraries, and librarians, are using wikis as collboration tools. What is a wiki? According to Wikipedia, a wiki:

is a web application that allows users to add content, as on an Internet forum, but also allows anyone to edit the content. The term Wiki also refers to the collaborative software used to create such a website.

Here are a few to choose from:

  • Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki. “This wiki was created to be a one-stop-shop for great ideas for librarians. All over the country, librarians are developing successful programs and doing innovative things with technology that no one outside of their library knows about. There are lots of great blogs out there sharing information about the profession, but there is no one place where all of this information is collected and organized.” (Link found at Baby Boomer Librarian.)
  • LibLIS Wiki (created by John Hubbard and found via LibrarianInBlack): “a niche encyclopedia covering library-related issues.”

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