Acquiring Library Resources and Increasing Knowledge: Wikipedia, PDA, and Gifts-in-kind (2014)

Monday, May 20, 8:30-10:00

Moderator:  Sarah Yoder Leroy - Latin American/Hispanic Languages Catalog Librarian, University of Pittsburgh

Rapporteur:  Melissa Guy


Wikipedia and libraries collaborating to increase world knowledge of Latin America

  • Leigh Thelmadatter - Wikipedia Education Program. Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Ciudad de México
  • Adding Value and Increasing Access with a Static Budget: the PDA Acquisitions Model and Institutional Repository of the Inter-American Development Bank Alyson Williams - Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC  & Ivette Fis de Melo - Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC
  • Gifts-In-Kind: A Model for Increasing Benefits, and a Boon for Area Studies Michelle Elneil - Gifts-In-Kind Program Manager - MSLIS Graduate Student, University of Florida

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