2011 Drakeapedia Class Readings and Resources
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2011 Drakeapedia FYS Class Readings and Resources
Wikipedia, Primary/Secondary Sources, Drakeapedia Wiki Entries (Building & Biography), Oral Histories and Archives
Susan Glaspell's short story
To be read by Thursday, October 20 ( Glaspell is a 1899 Drake alum) A Jury of Her Peers
Resources for Oral History
("How to" Guide, Interview Release Form, Oral History Teams and Transcript/Biography Example)
File:Outline of questions for Carol Rittgers Dickinson.docx (turn these into open-ended questions)
Example of Interview Transcript with Grace York (Oklahoma State University Library Project) File:Grace_York.pdf
Resources for Drakeapedia Building/Biography Wiki Entries
File:in-celebration-of-century.pdf This is the full-text version of one book about Drake's history. Be patient. It takes awhile to load.
How to edit content using the WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) text editor in Drakeapedia (WikiSpaces) File:WikiSpaces Editing Tool Explanations-1.docx
APA Style Resources
APA Style Manual (6th ed.) Information about manuals and helpful online assistant at http://www.apastyle.org/pubmanual.html
Primary and Secondary Sources
Readings and Resources
File:Internet Encyclopaedias go head to head.pdf Please read by Tuesday, August 30.
YouTube Videos about Wikipedia
History of Wikipedia (in two minutes) This is a short video about how the online information repository Wikipedia came into being.
What is a wiki? How does information get into Wikipedia in the first place? Who creates it? This short animation introduces viewers to what goes on behind-the-scenes so they can make the best use of what's on the surface.
Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director Sue Gardner discusses the challenges of stewarding an international community of writers and contributors, donors, affiliates and readers that together form the world's largest free knowledge project.
Jimmy Wales recalls how he assembled "a ragtag band of volunteers," gave them tools for collaborating and created Wikipedia, the self-organizing, self-correcting, never-finished online encyclopedia.