Librarians Who Wikipedia: Karen Kast, Eagle Mountain City Public Library
When Karen Kast, from a small, rural library in Utah, took the Wikipedia + Libraries training program, she quickly connected the dots between Wikipedia and librarianship. Three months later, transformations for Kast and her library are underway. Kast is now organizing Wikipedia training sessions with her colleagues and helping patrons use Wikipedia effectively for research. We caught up with Kast to learn more.
You’re turning your course learnings into staff training, that’s great. Tell us why learning about Wikipedia is important for your library.
What I learned in the course is important for all our staff. We’re a small, rural... Read more