Category Archives: About

Reflections on Organization and Community

So, it’s been about six months since I began working on the wiki organization project. With the launch of the updated interface, I thought I’d take a quick moment to reflect. When I began working on the Wiki in July, … Continue reading

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Content / Collaboration: The UBC Wiki & Library Integration

On November 18, 2010, I was invited to present an overview of the UBC Wiki as part of the UBC Library Systems and Information Technology brown bag sessions. The UBC Library is one of the largest users of the Wiki, … Continue reading

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Open Access & The UBC Wiki

This week is Open Access Week, an international event that promotes the benefits of Open Access to the academic and research community. As part of the week, UBC is hosting its own series of events and Novak and I were … Continue reading

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Intro to the UBC Wiki Screencast

Here’s a screencast giving a quick tour of the UBC Wiki: This is the first screencast that I’ve made so it’s a bit rough and I’ll be editing and tweaking it over the next few days. The final video should … Continue reading

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More on the Wiki Gardening Project

I added a Wiki Gardening page to the UBC Wiki.   The new page has a detailed project overview and some of the specific tasks on which I will be focusing. The purpose of creating this page is to provide some … Continue reading

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Growing the UBC Wiki

Welcome to the new Wiki Gardener blog.  A wiki gardener is someone who helps a wiki grow and thrive.  As Sam Aparicio on the Social Text site explains: One of the great things about a wiki is the way structure … Continue reading

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