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==Intro: What is wiki? Why use it? When? How? ==
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*LIS use, academic use
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*Similar tools: Drupal, Wordpress, Gdocs
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*Internal policies:
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**Look around first - the content you’re thinking of probably exists in some form and can be updated.
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**Don’t re-invent the wheel - someone else has probably had this situation before, and written about it! http://xkcd.com/627/
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**Good idea to check w/ staff before or after updating a page.
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==”Wikitext” markup==
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Wiki_markup Wikipedia instructions]
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*[[Foreign Language Input and Support|example]]
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*[[Wireless]]
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==Work session==
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Create user page with a good ToC, couple lists, text in different formats, internal links, external links.
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Notes:
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* Newlines under headers are ignored.
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* Use the History pages and the undo button to revert changes.

Revision as of 15:31, 28 May 2015

Intro: What is wiki? Why use it? When? How?

  • LIS use, academic use
  • Similar tools: Drupal, Wordpress, Gdocs
  • Internal policies:
    • Look around first - the content you’re thinking of probably exists in some form and can be updated.
    • Don’t re-invent the wheel - someone else has probably had this situation before, and written about it! http://xkcd.com/627/
    • Good idea to check w/ staff before or after updating a page.

”Wikitext” markup

Work session

Create user page with a good ToC, couple lists, text in different formats, internal links, external links. Notes:

  • Newlines under headers are ignored.
  • Use the History pages and the undo button to revert changes.
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