Wikis: The Quickest Way to Get Information Fast

Another 23 Things post here.  I completely forgot exploring Wikipedia and editing a wiki were on the list until I checked it recently.  This post should have be done last summer when I did that Wiki project for Preparing Instructional Media, but what I can say, I forgot. So I remember to back when Wikipedia…

Wikis and Blogs: A Review of the Literature

This weeks readings covered Wikis and Blogs.  Both applications are great tools for librarians and libraries.  Until I started in this program, I had only ever used Wikipedia and the Wookiepedia (the Star War wiki) and never would have thought of them as having an academic application.  My experience with blogs however, is a bit…

Using Wiki’s in Libraries

My next cross post from my Preparing Instructional Media class is about Wikis.  Wikis are publicly created collaborative spaces that hold information on a given topic. There seems to be Wikis out there on just about every subject.  Authors have Wikis for the worlds they create, like the Tamora Pierce or The Leviathan Wikis.  Even…