WESTERN CONNECTIONS: PAUL PIPER, WIKIPEDIA: PURE EVIL OR BEATIFIC SAVIOR

12/07/2010 12:00 pm
Location: 
Street:
1200 11th St
City:
Bellingham
,
Province:
Washington
Postal Code:
98225-7015
Country:
United States

Village Books and the WWU Libraries are pleased to present WWU Connections, a brown bag speaker series highlighting the expertise of WWU faculty and staff.  Join us for this engaging presentation and discussion.

Presenter Name: Paul Piper, WWU Librarian

“Wikipedia: Pure Evil or Beatific Savior?”

Wikipedia has become a true presence on the internet that’s praised by some and cursed by others.  The presentation will explore some of the concepts and features that underlie Wikipedia.  Come join the discussion.  Paul Piper is interested in information and knowledge production, with a particular interest in Wikipedia.  He writes regularly on Internet topics for the Information Today Company.

Co-presented by the Western Washington University Libraries.