Vol. 4 No. 1 (2019)
Essays and Opinion Pieces

Wikipedia, socialpedia, and randompedia: How could I play by the rules when there aren’t any?

Junli Diao
York College, City University of New York
Published December 18, 2020
Keywords
  • Wikipedia, Wikipedia-Edit-thon, catalogers, cataloging librarians, users
How to Cite
Diao , J. (2020). Wikipedia, socialpedia, and randompedia: How could I play by the rules when there aren’t any?. Journal of New Librarianship, 4(1), 149-155. https://doi.org/10.21173/newlibs/6/10

Abstract

This article documents a cataloging librarian’s personal narrative that reflects his experience of organizing Wikipedia-Edit-thon. This experience leads to a journey of self-education about Wikipedia, a divergence to preconceived notions about it, and an embrace for a change in the future.