Wikipedia Editing Workshop

Learn How to Create, Edit and Manage Wikipedia Pages

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Monday, September 23, 2019
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
Gari Melchers Home & Studio at Belmont
224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405
* Registration open until 9/20/19 at 12:00 AM ()EDT)

Event Details

 
Join museum professionals and fellow members of the Virginia Association of Museums for a Wikipedia editing workshop presented by WikimediaDC on Monday, September 23 in Fredericksburg. Learn how to edit and improve Wikipedia articles and engage with museum-focused Wikipedia projects such as GLAM-Wiki, an initiative that helps cultural institutions share their resources with the world through collaborative projects with experienced Wikipedia editors. 
 
This is a hands-on workshop that will include training, lunch, and time to work on editing Wikipedia pages.
 
  • Laptops are required; please bring your own.
  • Lunch is included
 
Wikimedia District of Columbia is the Wikimedia Chapter serving Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. As an official Wikimedia chapter, they support the goals of the Wikimedia Foundation, including the work of volunteers on Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects as well as numerous other free knowledge initiatives.

Agenda

September 23
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Check-in
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Training
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Lunch Break
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM Hands-on editing

For More Information:

Virginia Association of Museums Logo 301 North Sheppard Street
Richmond, VA 23221
804.358.3170

 

This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of

University of Mary Washington Museums