The Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together training program is a grant-funded, free, continuing education course designed for public library staff interested in gaining skills to evaluate, edit and engage with Wikipedia in their libraries. If you need more information, see the course FAQ

These questions are meant to clarify expectations of participants and gather information about your library. After answering them, you will be given a code that will enable you to enroll in the course.

* About the training program
  • This online course is 10 weeks long: September 13 -  November 15, 2017.
  • Course work will require a time commitment of 3–5 hours per week. This includes session attendance, independent readings, online discussion forums, and activities between sessions.
  • There will be six, 90-minute live online sessions on Wednesdays at 1:00pm ET (Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct. 11, 25, and Nov. 15).
  • Participants will engage in an online community of practice that includes discussion forums and support materials.
  • Participants will work on assignments between live sessions.
  • WebJunction staff are available to provide training and support for using the online tools.
Please indicate you understand and are interested in taking the course.

* Additional Activities

You may be asked to participate in training and program evaluation activities such as surveys and short interviews before, during and after the training. These are necessary for WebJunction to meet the requirements of this grant-funded project. We will ensure that the evaluation activities are respectful of your time and gather only the information required to effectively assess the training program. Please check to indicate you understand and agree.

* Supervisor Support

If relevant, has your supervisor been informed that you are pursuing this opportunity, and do they support your participation?

* Library Size

How many people does your library serve?

* Please enter the email address you will use for the course.

After clicking Submit, you will be directed to enrollment instructions for the course that include the special key code you will need to enroll.

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