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Wikipedia entry for Data Library - please help!

Luis Martinez, IASSIST member and Data Librarian at the London School of Economics, has begun an entry on Wikipedia on the topic "Data Library". Luis welcomes this community's help in fleshing it out and providing more context. For those who have never been involved with Wikipedia, the editors come round and add comments, and often seem to judge the importance of an entry based on the number of people involved with 'curating' it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_library

 

So if you've never edited a Wikipedia topic before, this is your chance! To get to grips with the notation, you can play around in the 'sandbox' area. Or, go right in and 'edit' and try to copy the notation from elsewhere in the wiki. You can see who made changes to what in the History tab. There is an internal link to 'datasets' from the entry, which may also need some work!

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Hi All, I started

Hi All, I started working on this today, and it is going to take a significant amount of time and effort to flesh this out. If we don't want this entry to die, there really has to be some additional volunteers. Perhaps we could break up responsibility by section? This would help prevent duplication of effort. I would appreciate it if someone would be willing to take a look at what I've done thus far to make sure the entry is headed in the right direction. I registered with Wikipedia, and was able to create a "talk" page for this topic. If anyone would like to contribute feedback, this would be a good place to do that (the powers that be of Wikipedia will see that this is an actively supported entry). Of course comments posted here are also welcome and appreciated. Thanks! Jen

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