From Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki
- 1 Success Stories
- 2 Examples of Wiki Uses
- 3 Specific Blog Posts, Articles, and Presentations on Collaborative Tools
Examples of Wiki Uses
(all MediaWiki powered unless otherwise noted)
Community Info & Guides
- The Stevens County Wiki Project A community wiki site for rural Stevens County in northeastern Washington, hosted by the Stevens County Rural Library District
Library and Information Science Topics
- Environmental Scan Environmental scan analyzing trends and issues affecting the library profession in general, and federal libraries in particular. (PBwiki) by Cindy Boeke and others
- Library Instruction Wiki
- Library Outreach Wiki
- Library Technology Training Wiki This wiki contains documents, resources and instructions how to make wikis using PBWiki and how to create online surveys using SurveyMonkey. (PBwiki) by Cindy Boeke
- LISWiki: Library and Information Science Wiki
Library Web Sites
- Durham County Library Strategic Plan (PBWiki) This wiki was created for the strategic planning process and implementation of the Durham County Library in Durham, North Carolina
Staff Manuals & Service Point Manuals
- Reference Wiki, Baruch College Password-protected. Publicly viewable [ screenshots].
- Reference Wiki, Butler University Libraries (seedwiki)
Subject Guides & Resource Guides
- Bentley Library Research Help, Bentley College
- Library Research Guides, Norwich University
- Biz Wiki, Ohio University
- Electronic Resources Wiki, University of Huddersfield
Specific Blog Posts, Articles, and Presentations on Collaborative Tools
- Social Machines by Wade Roush in Technology Review August 2005
- Wide Open Spaces: Wikis, Ready or Not by Brian Lamb. Featured in Educause Review, Sept/Oct 2004.
- Quickiwiki, Swiki, Twiki, Zwiki and the Plone Wars Wiki as a PIM and Collaborative Content Tool by David Mattison. Featured in Searcher in April, 2003.
- Making the Case for a Wiki by Emma Tonkin. Featured in Ariadne in January, 2005.
- Teaching and Learning Online with Wikis by Naomi Augar, Ruth Raitman and Wanlei Zhou.
- ALA Wiki: What I learned and what I’m doing with it by Meredith Farkas, July 2005
- Meredith's OPAL Talk on Wikis
- Step by step guide to making your first wiki using PBwiki (PDF version) by Cindy Boeke. PPT version: Step by step guide to making your first wiki using PBwiki (Click on the link).
- Sandbox Wikibibliography
- Identifying and Overcoming Barriers to the Successful Adoption and Use of Wikis in Collaborative Knowledge Management by John P. Walker, Jr. Honor's thesis from 2006.
- Wikis in the workplace: How wikis can help manage knowledge in library reference services by Angela Kille. Published in LIBRES 16, no. 1.
- Collaborating with wikis by Rachel Bridgewater and Anne-Marie Deitering. Presented at Internet Librarian International 2005, October 10, 2005, London, UK.