Wikis (Hawaiian-language word for fast):

What is it? A type of Web site that allows the visitors themselves to easily add, remove, and otherwise edit and change some available content, sometimes without the need for registration. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki)
· Type of web site
· Simple to use – no html involved!
· Collaborative authoring
· Easy to access
· Make it private or public
· You can track all the changes made
Wikis in Plain English - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY

How to use wikis for business projects
http://mashable.com/2009/07/01/wikis-business-projects/
· Prime the content – starter pages and headings
· Capture feedback
· Redirect emails to the wiki

100+ Wiki tools and resources
http://oedb.org/blogs/ilibrarian/2009/100-wiki-tools-and-resources/

Examples:
Wikis - Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki
Bull Run Library

Research:
Bentley Library Research Help Waltham, MA
Healey Library, UMass Boston
Andover Answers
Grand Rapids Public Library wiki

Community Information:
Wakipedia. an online wiki encyclopedia of current and historical information about Wakefield, Massachusetts.
Loudonpedia - a community "wikipedia"
City of Irving - Community Information

Subject Guides:
St. Joseph County Public Library

Schools:
Waltham High School Wiki

Other:
Massachusetts Statewide Summer Reading Program Wiki
YALSA Wiki