October 21-23 preconference workshops October 20 Monterey Marriott
Monterey, California

Merrilee Proffitt

Senior Program Officer
Knight Foundation Grant Recipient
OCLC Research

OCLC Research is one of the world's leading centers devoted to exploration, innovation and community building on behalf of libraries and archives. Merrilee provides project management skills and expert support to institutions represented within the OCLC Research Library Partnership. Her current projects and interests include: looking at developing better relationships between Wikipedia and cultural heritage institutions, how rights statements adversely impact the discovery and reuse of cultural heritage, and how Massively Open Online Courseware (MOOCs) may impact libraries. Merrilee championed OCLC’s first Wikipedian in Residence position and is a team member on the Knight News Challenge winning project "Improve access to knowledge and empower citizens: Amplify libraries and communities through Wikipedia"

Internet Librarian 2017

Saturday October 21, 2017

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Wikipedia: Tips, Techniques & Engagement


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