# 1Lib1Ref ( “One Librarian, One Reference”) Was a Wikipedia publicity drive Asked That Each librarian on Earth to mark the 15th anniversary of the foundation of Wikipedia, is 15 January 2016 by Adding a citation to the online encyclopedia . [1] [2] [3]

The organizers estimated that if the librarian on the planet spent 15 minutes adding a quotation, then the Wikipedia’s backlog of 350,000 [citation needed] templates would be cleared. [4]

The week long event, which ran from January 15-23, used the hashtag “# 1lib1ref”. [5]

Results

As of the end of the campaign, 1,232 revisions on 879 pages, by 327 users in 9 languages ​​used the hashtag # 1lib1ref in the edit summary with the total edit 50% below the actual number. In addition the hashtag was used in 1100 Twitter posts by over 630 users. [6]

References

  1. Jump up^ Rust, Amanda (January 14, 2016). “# 1Lib1Ref: Imagine a World Where Every Librarian Added One More Reference to Wikipedia” . Retrieved January 15, 2016 .
  2. Jump up^ “# 1Lib1Ref ACRL TechConnect Blog” . ACRL. 15 January 2016 . Retrieved January 15, 2016 .
  3. Jump up^ Scheeder, Donna (January 15, 2016). “Wikipedia birthday greetings” . International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions . Retrieved January 15, 2016.
  4. Jump up^ “The Wikipedia Library / 1Lib1Ref” . Wikimedia Foundation . Retrieved January 15, 2016 .
  5. Jump up^ Stinson, Alex (January 15, 2016). “# 1Lib1Ref: Help Celebrate Wikipedia’s Birthday for 15-23 January by Adding a Reference” . Retrieved January 15, 2016 .
  6. Jump up^ “1Lib1Ref Lessons – Outcomes by the numbers [edit]” . Retrieved 11 December 2016 .

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