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Forwarded from my UTK listserv. Still too green to make sense of it all and hoping 
that's what library school will help me with. What do y'all think? The original 
poster found this to be "an excellent way to enhance the findability of unique 

Saw this listed in Current Cites for May 2007: "An example 
of a library "getting in the flow," this article documents the 
University of Washington Libraries' effort to put their digital 
collections where their users will see them--in Wikipedia. The result 
was so successful in driving more users to their collections that 
"now consider Wikipedia an essential tool for getting our digital 
collections out to our users at the point of their information need." 
It's a nice way to strengthen Wikipedia too. The article also 
some useful tips on creating articles and cross-references within 
Wikipedia, monitoring for changes and vandalism, and communicating 
other Wikipedia users. 

Bryn Samuels 
off to library school at UT Knoxville 
waiting to hear on my library assistant dream job 


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