The Implementation of the «PetrSU on Wikipedia» Project is Being Actively Pursued
The implementation of the «PetrSU on Wikipedia» project of the Humanitarian Innovation Park caused a considerable public response.
Institutes of PetrSU held intensive discussions on candidates from among prominent scientists and graduates of PetrSU for the Wikipedia articles. Most of the institutes have identified student volunteers wishing to participate in this project. The online meeting of the participants of the «PetrSU on Wikipedia» media project of the Humanitarian Innovation Park took place on October 31. Experts, coordinators, managers, and as well as implementers – 43 students from different institutions – joined the project.
Andrei Krizhanovskii, the Associate Professor of the Institute of Mathematics and Information Technologies, an expert on Wikipedia, spelled out the basic requirements for article publishing on Wikipedia; Tatiana Nemtseva, the Head of the Reference and Bibliographic Department of the Scientific Library of PetrSU, explained how to obtain information for the articles; Anna Skoropadskaya, the Deputy Director of the Institute of Philology suggested options for organizing the student’s work with a coordinator from among the teaching staff.
At this stage, students are choosing a person to whom they will devote their articles, then, the next is the information-gathering stage, training Wiki-webinars on writing articles will be organized from February to May 2021 and mid-term results will be summarized a year later. This Humanitarian Innovation Park long-term project is aimed at popularizing PetrSU in the media, preserving the memory of people who have made a significant contribution to the university development following the principle of generation continuity.