From Wikimedia District of Columbia
Colored Conventions Edit-a-Thon
- Saturday, April 26, 2014
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- University of Delaware, Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory
221 Academy Street, Newark, DE
Please join us for the first new editor workshop and edit-a-thon at the University of Delaware. The edit-a-thon is a collaborative effort with the University of Delaware History Media Center, the Colored Conventions Project, the University of Delaware Library, and the Graduate Student Senate Diversity Committee. Everyone is welcome to attend!
Freer and Sackler Edit-a-Thon
- Tuesday, April 29, 2014
- Freer and Sackler Galleries
1050 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC
Meeting of the Board of Directors
- Saturday, May 3, 2014
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
- Wikimedia District of Columbia
1730 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
- Saturday, May 10, 2014
Federal Register Edit-a-Thon
- Friday, May 23, 2014
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
- National Archives Building
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Join us for an edit-a-thon in collaboration with the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register. The event will focus on improving Wikipedia entries related to government publications administered by the Office of the Federal Register, and articles which cite those publications. Activities will include new editor orientation and training, and a tour of the National Archives.
Wikipedia in Your Library Edit-a-Thon
- Tuesday, June 24, 2014
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
- Gelman Library
2130 H Street NW, Washington, DC
Wikipedia is the first stop for many of us learning about a new topic, but what do you really know about how information gets there? How can your library can make use of Wikipedia? In this forum we’ll learn from an expert Wikipedian about how to edit pages, and you’ll dive in and get some hands on practice editing Wikipedia articles. We’ll talk about how libraries can get involved in Wikipedia through events or online initiatives. No previous Wikipedia experience necessary! We'll use the Washingtoniana collections in Gelman Library's Special Collections Research Center as an information base for editing articles on DC history, with special emphasis on DC's LGBT history in celebration of June as LGBT Pride Month.
Phillips Collection Edit-a-Thon
- Sunday, June 29, 2014