Re: Add a reference to Wikipedia
From: DeLaurenti, Kathleen (
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 09:10:26 -0800 (PST)
Hi all -

The biggest challenge I've found with Wikipedia projects is to find an 
ambassador who can work with us. Would ASERL be able to sponsor one or solicit 
a team that we could consult with? Is ASERL interested in a Wikipedian in 
residence who might be available to support local efforts to member 

Thanks for sending this out! Luckily, I was contacted in December by an alum 
here who is very motivated to help and we're having some discussions about how 
to plan something for spring this afternoon!


Kathleen DeLaurenti
Arts Librarian 
College of William & Mary
kmdelaurenti [at]
Make an appointment!


-----Original Message-----
From: stumpers [ [at]] On Behalf Of John Burger
Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 11:55 AM
To: DeLaurenti, Kathleen
Cc: stumpers [at]
Subject: [stumpers] Add a reference to Wikipedia

ASERL colleagues:

I’m using our “Stumpers” email list to promote participation in the #1Lib1Ref 
campaign launched recently.  The goal is to get every librarian in the world to 
add one credible reference source/citation to a Wikipedia entry to ensure 
Wikipedia users find solid information and data.

Information on how you can participate is available at  This is a 
self-guided activity ?C you can do as much or as little as you desire.

I welcome ideas for how ASERL and its members can help foster increased support 
for widely-used public information sources such as Wikipedia.  Share your ideas!


John Burger, Executive Director
Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)

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