Dear Wikimedians,

1Lib1Ref is happening again from 15 May to 5 June, the campaigns focus is to improve the reliability of Wikipedia through citation improvements and fact sourcing on the platform. You can engage your community in this exercise during the campaign period to improve the quality of the articles about your favourite landmarks, cities, monuments, national cultural and heritage sites.

Visit for more information!

PS: Apologies for cross posting.

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From: Jake Orlowitz <>
Date: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 5:26 PM
Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing 1Lib1Ref (1Bib1Ref) in May 2019!
To: <>

Librarians and library lovers,

Next month from May 15th to June 5th we will be joining together around the
world to make Wikipedia more reliable.  You can participate in #1Lib1Ref by
simply adding a citation to Wikipedia's content.

That's all we ask and imagine: a world in which every librarian (or
archivist, reference professional, and scholar) adds 1 more reference to

This is the fourth year of the #1Lib1Ref campaign and our second time
running it in May, when it's more convenient for the southern hemisphere.
You can learn about this year's January campaign too in our recently
released learnings report.

Full resources and guides for participating in May are available on the campaign website.

The campaign will be fully tracked with daily metrics and leaderboard
updates.  You can make sure your contribution is counted by using the
Program and Events Dashboard for your event, institution, or region.

Login to start a new event or join up with an existing group for the May
Campaign here:

Please tell your library and library-loving friends about #1Lib1Ref in
May.  We need everyone's help to make Wikipedia more reliable!


Jake Orlowitz

Head of the Wikipedia Library

Wikimedia Foundation


P.S. Don’t worry if you can’t make it for the May campaign, as now 1Lib1Ref
receives annual support and you can always reach out for assistance any
time of the year.
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