[LINK] Digital Culture, Wikis and free content, NLA, 11 October 2006

Tom Worthington Tom.Worthington at tomw.net.au
Mon Oct 9 13:32:15 AEST 2006

The National Library of Australia asked me to pass on this invitation 
to anyone interested. The talk is free and there is no need to book 
(hypertext enhanced version at 


                         Digital Culture Talks

Topic: Wikipedia, wikis and the future of free content
Speaker: Angela Beesley

Angela Beesley has been involved with Wikipedia since early 2003. She 
is also the co-founder and Vice President of Wikia, a wiki hosting 
service which extends the model of Wikipedia into non-encyclopedic 
content areas. Until recently, Angela Beesley served as a member of 
the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit 
organisation which runs Wikipedia and a number of other open content wikis.

Prior to her involvement with Wikipedia, Angela was a researcher and 
test developer for the National Foundation for Educational Research 
in England and Wales. She has been in Melbourne for almost a year.

Mark Corbould, Assistant Director-General IT Division, will introduce 
the event. Speaker: Angela Beesley

Date: Wednesday, 11 October 2006
Time: 2.15 pm to 3.15 pm

Venue: Library Theatre, National Library of Australia, Canberra

Tom Worthington FACS HLM tom.worthington at tomw.net.au Ph: 0419 496150
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