New York Times: From Encyclopedic Collector to ‘Wikipedian-at-Large’

New York Times: From Encyclopedic Collector to ‘Wikipedian-at-Large’. “In the grand library of the Auckland War Memorial Museum on a Saturday morning in August, a small group of new and slightly nervous Wikipedia editors gathered for a day of training that would arm them to tackle New Zealand’s lackluster representation on the crowdsourced online encyclopedia. Leading the so-called Wikiblitz was New Zealand’s official Wikipedian-at-Large, Mike Dickison, 49, who has in some senses been preparing his entire life for this post. “

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