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|month = October
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|day = 3
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|year = 2019
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|dow = Thursday
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|title = University of Maryland Disability Awareness Month Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = Time: 2 PM – 5 PM
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|place = University of Maryland: Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center (ESJ), Room 1309
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|address = 4131 Campus Drive, College Park, MD
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|description = Join us to kick off the University of Maryland’s Disability Awareness Month events with a Wikipedia edit-a-thon. During this event, we will edit and expand Wikipedia articles related to disability. By contributing to Wikipedia, we can help to ensure that its well-trafficked resources provide comprehensive and accurate representations of disability.
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New to editing Wikipedia? Don't worry - training will be provided.
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.
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|month = October
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|day = 5
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|year = 2019
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: A Library of Congress Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = Time: 10 AM – 1 PM
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|place = Library of Congress Hispanic Reading Room
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|address = 101 Independence Avenue SE<br/>Washington, DC
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|description = Join us in the Hispanic Reading Room at the Library of Congress on October 5 from 10:00AM-1:00PM to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. During this event, we will improve and create Wikipedia articles related to Latinx Heritage, including Women Voting Rights, Latinx Authors, and Latinx history, among many other topics. This Wikipedia Edit-a-thon includes training for first time editors and lunch.
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Celebrating_Hispanic_Heritage_Month:_A_Library_of_Congress_Wikipedia_Edit-a-thon
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|month = October
 
|day = 8
 
|day = 8
|year = 2018
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|year = 2019
|dow = Sunday
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|dow = Tuesday
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|title = Ada Lovelace Day Edit-a-thon at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
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|time = Time: 10 AM – 3 PM
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|place = National Air and Space Museum - Moving Beyond Earth Gallery
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|address = 600 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC
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|description = Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for many individuals looking to learn about art, history, and science.
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During this training, attendees will learn the basics of how to edit Wikipedia by updating articles related to the history of women in STEM in the United States in connection with Ada Lovelace Day - an international event recognizing the achievements of women in STEM. Beginners are very welcome and a range of Wikipedia editing techniques will be taught, with Wikimedia DC members on hand to help! We will also have a set of images to upload to Wikimedia Commons for those who wish to learn the process of uploading and inserting images into Wikipedia pages.
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This is the third edit-a-thon in a series planned in conjunction with the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative, a multiyear undertaking to document, research, collect, display, and share the history of women in the United States. #BecauseOfHerStory
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No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary; training will be provided.
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Public WiFi and food and drinks will be provided.
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The National Air and Space Museum welcomes visitors of all abilities. Request for accessibility services can be made by phone at 202-633-2921 or by email at access@si.edu. Two weeks prior notice is preferred. Find additional information about accessibility at the National Air and Space Museum. https://airandspace.si.edu/visit/museum-dc/accessibility
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*Photos and video will be taken by the Museum during the event and you will need to sign a release. If you wish to opt out please indicate that in an email (DoyleK2@si.edu) prior to the event.*
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If you can't attend the event in person you can participate virtually! Edit along with us on the day of the event and help us improve articles from our worklists!
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Any other questions? Email DoyleK2@si.edu
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|month = October
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|day = 18
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|year = 2019
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|dow = Friday
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|title = Documenting Women Trowelblazers: A National Anthropological Archives Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
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|time = Time: 1:30 PM – 4 PM
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|place = Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Center, National Museum of Natural History
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|address = Washington, DC
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|description = It’s American Archives Month! Come participate in a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to help tell the stories of women “trowelblazers” in the field of anthropology, drawing on collections held at the Smithsonian’s National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives. Learn about the roles women played in some of the field’s major breakthroughs. Get to know anthropologists such as ethnomusicologist Francis Densmore, Standing Rock Sioux anthropologist and activist Beatrice Medicine, archaeologist Rose Solecki, and economic anthropologist Stanley Ann Dunham (mother of Barack Obama).
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No Wikipedia editing experience necessary. Training and lunch will be provided.
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Documenting_Women_Trowelblazers:_A_National_Anthropological_Archives_Wikipedia_Edit-A-Thon
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|month = November
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|day = 9
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|year = 2019
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Special Meeting of the Board of Directors
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|time = 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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|place = Massachusetts Institute of Technology Strata Center
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|address = 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA
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|description = The Board of Directors will meet to conduct special business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
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|info-link = http://wikimediadc.org/wiki/Meetings_(2019–2020)#Meetings_of_the_Board_of_Directors
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|month = November
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|day = 15
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|year = 2019
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|dow = Friday
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|title = Celebrating Influential Polish and Polish-American Women Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = Time: 11 AM – 2 PM
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|place = Embassy of the Republic of Poland
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|address = 2640 16th Street NW, Washington, DC
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|description = Only 18% of biographies on Wikipedia are about women. Help us change that! Join the Embassy of the Republic of Poland and Wikimedia DC for a Celebrating Influential Polish and Polish-American Women Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Learn to edit Wikipedia and help to improve or create articles about notable Polish and Polish-American women. Lunch will be provided. Participants will also receive books and other rewards.
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The event is a part of the celebration of the centennial of diplomatic relations between Poland and the United States.
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Celebrating_Influential_Polish_and_Polish-American_Women_Wikipedia_Edit-a-thon
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|month = November
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|day = 16
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|year = 2019
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Drawing from the Collection: A National Gallery of Art Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Celebrating Works on Paper
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|time = Time: 10:30 AM – 4 PM
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|place = National Gallery of Art Library - East Building
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|address = 4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC
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|description = Edit-a-thon participants will be encouraged to make use of more than 22,000 images of works on paper from the Gallery's collection. The program will include a visit to the Study Room for European prints and drawings to view highlights from the Gallery's holdings.
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No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary; training will be provided. Reference materials from the library’s collection will be readily available.
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Lunch will be offered.
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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Any other questions? Email library@nga.gov.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Drawing_from_the_Collection:_A_National_Gallery_of_Art_Wikipedia_Edit-a-Thon_Celebrating_Works_on_Paper
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|month = December
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|day = 2
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|year = 2019
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|dow = Monday
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|title =  Unsung Heroes of the Bureau of American Ethnology Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = Time: 11 AM – 4:30 PM
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|place = Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Center
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|address = 10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW<br/>Washington, DC
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|description = It’s the 150th Anniversary of John Wesley Powell's Expedition to explore the Colorado and Green Rivers! Come participate in a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to help tell the stories of "unsung heroes" of Powell's efforts, drawing on collections held at the Smithsonian’s National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives, especially those of women and Native American collaborators.
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No Wikipedia editing experience necessary. Training and refreshments will be provided. Training in Wikipedia editing techniques will take place from 11am to 12:30pm, followed by a break for lunch. Open editing time will run from 1:30-4:30. If you've never edited before, please plan to arrive at 11 for a fabulous training session.
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This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition, Challenging the Face of Science: The Bearded Lady Project, on view at the National Museum of Natural History November 15, 2019 – April 30, 2020.
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|month = December
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|day = 7
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|year = 2019
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|dow = Saturday
 
|title = Meeting of the Board of Directors
 
|title = Meeting of the Board of Directors
|time = 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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|time = 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
 
|place = Cove
 
|place = Cove
 
|address = 1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
 
|address = 1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
 
|description = The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
 
|description = The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
|info-link = http://wikimediadc.org/wiki/Meetings_(2017–2018)#Meetings_of_the_Board_of_Directors
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|info-link = http://wikimediadc.org/wiki/Meetings_(2019–2020)#Meetings_of_the_Board_of_Directors
 
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|month = December
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|day = 7
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|year = 2019
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Annual Membership Meeting
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|time = 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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|place = Cove
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|address = 1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
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|description = Join us as we celebrate another year of Wikipedia activities in the region and talk about what we have in stock for next year!  Refreshments (and cake!) will be provided!
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|info-link = http://wikimediadc.org/wiki/Meetings_(2019–2020)#Membership_Meetings
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|month = January
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|day = 14
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|year = 2020
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|dow = Tuesday
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|title = Women's Suffrage Centennial Wikipedia Editing Workshop
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|time = Time: 6 PM – 9 PM
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|place = Arlington Public Library, Shirlington Branch
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|address = 4200 Campbell Ave<br/>Arlington, VA
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|description = Did you know that Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that anyone can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries? Data has shown that less than 18% of biographies on English-language Wikipedia are about women. Help to change that by joining us on January 14 for the Women's Suffrage Centennial Wikipedia Editing Workshop. Attendees will learn how to edit Wikipedia and work together to improve and create Wikipedia articles related women's suffrage in the United States.
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Training will be provided, and no prior knowledge of suffrage history or Wikipedia editing is required.
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Please bring your own laptop. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org. Dinner will be provided.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Women%27s_Suffrage_Centennial_Wikipedia_Editing_Workshop
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|month = January
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|day = 30
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|year = 2020
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|dow = Tuesday
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|title = Public Domain Day at American University
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|time = Time: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
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|place = American University Washington College of Law, Grossman Hall
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|address = 4300 Nebraska Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20016
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|description = Wikimedia DC is a cosponsor of the Public Domain Day celebration at American University's law school.  There will be speakers including several allies of Wikimedia DC.  Public Domain Day celebrates among other things the new materials which became free of US copyright on January 1.
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Please register in advance with American University's Washington [https://www.wcl.american.edu/impact/initiatives-programs/pijip/about/ Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (PIJIP)].  The sign-up link shows the program in detail.
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Wikimedia DC will have a table there to make materials available and talk with attendees for the first hour.  If you have suggestions for the table please contact peter.meyer@wikidc.org.
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|month = April
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|month = February
|day = 12
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|day = 8
|year = 2018
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|year = 2020
|dow = Thursday
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|dow = Saturday
|title = National Rivers and Trails Wikipedia Editing Workshop
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|title = American Folklife Center’s Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon: Biographical Entries on Women Folklorists, Ethnomusicologists, and Fieldworkers
|time = 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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|time = Time: 11 AM – 3 PM
|place = Bureau of Land Management
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|place = American Folklife Center
|address = 20 M Street SE, Washington, DC 20003
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|address = 101 Independence Avenue SE<br/>Washington, DC
|description = Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for visitors who want to learn more about a variety of topics.
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|description = Join the American Folklife Center on February 8th for a Edit-A-Thon to expand the online presence of women who documented the world. This event is part of its multi-year initiative to highlight, explore, and celebrate the contributions of women as ethnographic fieldworkers and scholars and call attention to the instrumental role of women in establishing many of the seminal collections that now enrich the AFC archive and ethnographic archives throughout the world. During the Edit-A-Thon, we plan to add and/or expand entries for approximately 25-30 women, both historic and contemporary, who documented traditional culture. We will focus of those whose collections are now housed in the AFC archive. Activities will be centered at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, but off-site participation is encouraged. AFC staff will be on hand to assist on-site and off-site researchers and provide archival materials.
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No Wikipedia editing experience necessary. Training will be provided.
  
Join us at the Bureau of Land Management for a National Rivers and Trails Editing Workshop. Attendees will learn to edit and create articles about national rivers and trails. Experienced Wikipedians will be on hand to provide training and guidance.
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
  
This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Please bring your own lunch.
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Lunch will be provided.
  
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/American_Folklife_Center%E2%80%99s_Wikipedia_Edit-A-Thon:_Biographical_Entries_on_Women_Folklorists,_Ethnomusicologists,_and_Fieldworkers#Coordination
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|month = February
|day = 13
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|day = 14
|year = 2018
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|year = 2020
 
|dow = Friday
 
|dow = Friday
|title = Farm-to-Fork Sustainability Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|title = '''Virtual Event''' - From Field to Lab: Writing Wikipedia Histories of the USDA's Women
|time = 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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|time = Time: 11 AM – 3 PM
 
|place = National Agricultural Library
 
|place = National Agricultural Library
|address = 10301 Baltimore Avenue Beltsville, MD 20705
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|address = Via Webex
|description = Have you ever wondered how scientists make our food supply safer, more nutritious, more abundant, and more sustainable? Learn more while improving the accuracy and quality of online information about sustainability in food and agriculture as a participant in a Wikipedia edit-a-thon!
 
  
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA ARS) and Wikimedia DC invite Wikipedians of all levels of experience to participate in this Farm-to-Fork Sustainability Edit-a-thon. Topics will include plant and animal production, pest management, bioproducts, and agroecosystem conservation practices. During the event, participants will have the opportunity to meet ARS scientists, librarians, and data science experts. They will also learn more about resources available through ARS and its National Agricultural Library.
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|description = Join us online via a virtual meeting room to celebrate Galentine's Day the right way by writing Wikipedia articles about women, past and present who have worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library and other services falling under the umbrella of the USDA.
  
About your hosts: ARS is USDA’s chief scientific in-house research agency, with more than 90 locations throughout the United States and overseas. The agency’s research spans crop and animal production and protection, natural resource management, food safety and quality, and nutrition. Wikimedia DC is the regional outreach organization for Wikipedia and other projects of the Wikimedia Foundation, promoting participation on Wikimedia projects throughout the United States. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Lunch will be provided.
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On Friday, February 14th, we will be writing articles about USDA's Women in Red. You can join us at any time from 11-3 and from anywhere - a virtual meeting room invite will be sent out a couple days prior to the event to those who register. Feel free to sign in and edit at any time on the 14th for our edit-a-thon (even outside of our time frame) - as long as you sign in on the event page (directions for signing in are on the event page itself)before you start editing we will be able to track our engagement and impact. We will have an Ethernet Pad set up so folks signing in can share who they're working on, and so we can ensure that we're not creating multiple drafts for the same folks. You will also be able to use it for questions and assistance.
  
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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NAL's Wikipedian-in-Residence, Jamie Flood, and Ariel Cetrone of Wikimedia DC and will be set up in the National Agricultural Library's Multi-Purpose Room to edit, answer questions, and offer assistance to those taking part. If you're on site, please join us for camaraderie, coffee, cookies, and Galentines!
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|day = 2
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|day = 15
|year = 2018
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|year = 2020
 
|dow = Saturday
 
|dow = Saturday
|title = Capital Area Biospace Emerging Technologies Edit-a-thon
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|title = Enhancing the Narrative of DC Public Schools: A Wikipedia Editing Workshop
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|time = Time: 10 AM – 1 PM
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|place = Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives
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|address = 1201 17th Street NW<br/>Washington, DC
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|description = Join us at Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives and help to improve and create Wikipedia articles about the history of public education in the District of Columbia. We will focus on editing articles about women who made significant contributions to DC public schools as well as articles about DC schools named for women.
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No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary, as training will be provided. Reference materials from the Sumner Archives will be readily available.
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This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Lunch will be provided.
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Enhancing_the_Narrative_of_DC_Public_Schools:_A_Wikipedia_Editing_Workshop_2020
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/enhancing-the-narrative-of-dc-public-schools-a-wikipedia-editing-workshop-tickets-84630180147
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|month = February
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|day = 21
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|year = 2020
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|dow = Friday
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|title = Climate at the National Academies: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = Time: 10 AM – 3 PM
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|place = National Academy of Sciences
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|address = 2101 Constitution Avenue NW<br/>Washington, DC
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|description = Join us to learn more about the latest in climate science and to help improve or create Wikipedia articles about climate change.
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Wikipedians of all levels of experience are invited to participate in this climate change Edit-a-thon hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, with support from Wikimedia DC. Topics will include model projections for global warming, carbon sequestration, adaptation and mitigation science, and extreme weather events.
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During the event, participants will have the opportunity to hear from climate scientists. They will also learn more about the resources available at the National Academies.
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This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Lunch will be provided both days.
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Photo ID and laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org. Registration is required.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Climate_at_the_National_Academies_Wikipedia_Edit-a-thon
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/climate-at-the-national-academies-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-85840891417
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|month = February
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|day = 22
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|year = 2020
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|dow = Friday
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|title = Climate at the National Academies: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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|time = Time: 10 AM – 3 PM
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|place = National Academy of Sciences
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|address = 2101 Constitution Avenue NW<br/>Washington, DC
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|description = Join us to learn more about the latest in climate science and to help improve or create Wikipedia articles about climate change.
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Wikipedians of all levels of experience are invited to participate in this climate change Edit-a-thon hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, with support from Wikimedia DC. Topics will include model projections for global warming, carbon sequestration, adaptation and mitigation science, and extreme weather events.
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During the event, participants will have the opportunity to hear from climate scientists. They will also learn more about the resources available at the National Academies.
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This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Lunch will be provided both days.
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Photo ID and laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org. Registration is required.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Climate_at_the_National_Academies_Wikipedia_Edit-a-thon
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/climate-at-the-national-academies-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-85840891417
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|month = February
 +
|day = 28
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|year = 2020
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|dow = Friday
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|title = Women, Art, and Digital Visibility
 
|time = 12 PM – 4 PM
 
|time = 12 PM – 4 PM
|place = Capital Areas Biospace
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|place ='''Smithsonian American Art Museum: Luce Center Boardroom'''
|address = Rockville, MD
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|address = 8th and F Streets, NW, 3rd Floor<br>Washington, DC 20004
|description = Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for visitors who want to learn more about a variety of topics.
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|description = Join the National Portrait Gallery and the American Women's History Iniative as we help data scientists uncover the gender breakdown of images on Wikimedia Commons by highlighting our collections featuring women of color. Learn how to use the newly deployed depicts statement feature on Wikimedia Commons to highlight our collections featuring these dynamic women. Adding depicts statements to these images will help increase searchability of these images in all languages, across all Wikimedia platforms.
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Participants will not need in depth Wikimedia or coding skills, though they will need to create a Wikimedia account and bring a laptop. The crowdsourcing event will be on Friday February 28, 2020 from 12-4pm in the Luce Center Boardroom at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. This microcrowdsourcing event is in conjunction with the Smithsonian American Women’s History initiative and the Wikimedia Foundation.
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No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary; training will be provided.
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 +
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Public WiFi and food and drinks will be provided.
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For accessibility information, please visit: https://npg.si.edu/access
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Any other questions? Email DoyleK2@si.edu or CorenA@si.edu
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|info-link = 
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-art-and-digital-visibility-tickets-92027000235
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|month = February
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|day = 29
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|year = 2020
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = Art + Feminism DC2020 Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon | New Media
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|time = Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
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|place = Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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|address = 7th Street SW<br/>Washington, DC
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|description = Join the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and Smithsonian Libraries for the first ever Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon in honor of Women's History Month. Help us improve representation of female and female-identifying performance and new media artists on Wikipedia. Anyone and everyone interested in learning how to edit Wikipedia, regardless of experience, gender, or background, is welcome to attend. Please bring a laptop and charging cord.
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ARTLAB is located in the Hirshhorn’s Sculpture Garden across Jefferson Avenue.
  
This workshop will bring together DIY biologists and makers from across the DC area with experienced Wikipedians. Learn about emerging technologies like synthetic biology, nanotechnology, robotics, and more! Afterwards, we'll teach you how to improve Wikipedia articles on science and engineering topics of your choice.
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Use the hashtags #ArtAndFeminism and #NowEditingAF to share about the event on social media!
  
As the web’s most visited reference site, Wikipedia is a starting point for both scientists and non-scientists to learn about technology topics. Wikipedia is openly editable, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. During this training, you will learn the basics of how to edit Wikipedia articles, and practice these skills with experienced Wikipedians.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Smithsonian_Hirshhorn_Museum_and_Sculpture_Garden_and_Hirshhorn_Library_Presents:_Wikipedia_Edit-a-Thon:_Art%2BFeminism_DC2020
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-feminism-dc2020-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-new-media-tickets-93303586539
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan; you can reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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|month = March
 +
|day = 9
 +
|year = 2020
 +
|dow = Monday
 +
|title = Women, Art, and Digital Visibility
 +
|time = Time: 12 PM – 4 PM
 +
|place = National Portrait Gallery
 +
|address =  8th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20004
  
Lunch will be provided!
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|description = Join the National Portrait Gallery and the American Women's History Iniative as we help data scientists uncover the gender breakdown of images on Wikimedia Commons by highlighting our collections featuring women of color. Learn how to use the newly deployed depicts statement feature on Wikimedia Commons to highlight our collections featuring these dynamic women. Adding depicts statements to these images will help increase searchability of these images in all languages, across all Wikimedia platforms.
  
|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Capital_Area_Biospace_Emerging_Technologies_Edit-a-thon
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Participants will not need in depth Wikimedia or coding skills, though they will need to create a Wikimedia account and bring a laptop. The crowdsourcing event will be on Monday March 9, 2020 from 12-4pm in the Education Center at the National Portrait Gallery. This microcrowdsourcing event is in conjunction with the Smithsonian American Women’s History initiative and the Wikimedia Foundation.
|rsvp-link = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/capital-area-biospace-emerging-technologies-edit-a-thon-tickets-45774755526
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 +
No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary; training will be provided.
 +
 
 +
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Public WiFi and food and drinks will be provided.
 +
 
 +
For accessibility information, please visit: https://npg.si.edu/access
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 +
Any other questions? Email DoyleK2@si.edu or CorenA@si.edu
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|info-link =
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-art-and-digital-visibility-tickets-92027000235
 
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|month = June
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|month = March
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|day = 13
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|year = 2020
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|dow = Friday
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|title = Smithsonian American Art Museum and American Art Library Presents: Wikipedia-Edit-A Thon: Art and Feminism 2020
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|time = Time: 10 AM – 3 PM
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|place = MacMillan Education Center in the Smithsonian American Art Museum
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|address =  8th and G Streets NW, Washington, DC 20004
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|description = Join us and take part in the annual international campaign to improve coverage of women, art, and feminism on Wikipedia. Beginners are welcome! Wikipedia training will be provided. Connect with the museum and the movement on Twitter: #atSAAM #ArtandFeminism #NowEditingAF
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Hosted at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM), and organized by SAAM, American Art Library, and Wikimedia DC.
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This is a free event. Registration is required.  Email LinthicumR@si.edu to register.
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Smithsonian_American_Art_Museum_and_American_Art_Library_Presents:_Wikipedia-Edit-A_Thon:_Art_and_Feminism_2020
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=
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|virtual = yes
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|month = March
 +
|day = 14
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|year = 2020
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|dow = Saturday
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|title = National Museum of Women in the Arts: Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon 2020
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|time = Time: 10 AM – 3 PM
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|place = National Museum of Women in the Arts
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|address = 1250 New York Ave. NW<br/>Washington, DC
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|description = Join the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center as it hosts its seventh Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in honor of Women’s History Month and help improve representation of Latinx women artists in Wikipedia. No Wikipedia editing experience necessary. Training will be provided. All you need is a laptop, motivation to combat gender bias and a belief in equal access to quality information resources.
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 +
This is a free event. Registration is required. Attendees must register using the Wikimedia Labs Dashboard. '''Use the 'Learn More' link below to access the Dashboard.'''
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Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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|info-link = https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/National_Museum_of_Women_in_the_Arts/DC_NMWA_ArtAndFeminism_2020_(March_14,_2020)?enroll=AF
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=
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|cancelled = yes
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|month = March
 
|day = 17
 
|day = 17
|year = 2018
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|year = 2020
|dow = Sunday
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|dow = Tuesday
|title = Meeting of the Board of Directors
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|title = Learn to Edit Wikipedia - Social Distancing Edition
|time = 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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|time = Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
|place = Cove
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|place = Remote
|address = 1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
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|address =
|description = The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
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|info-link = http://wikimediadc.org/wiki/Meetings_(2017–2018)#Meetings_of_the_Board_of_Directors
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|description = Join us for a fully remote Wikipedia editing training session. Learn about Wikipedia's policies and the basics of editing.
|rsvp-link =  
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This workshop will take place on Zoom. Attendees will receive a dedicated link to Zoom prior to the workshop. If you don't already have a Wikipedia username, please create one before proceeding to Zoom.
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This workshop is presented by Wikimedia DC, the DC region's official Wikipedia affiliate.
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Wikimedia DC will continue to offer remote workshops over the course of the next few weeks. Like our regular in-person events, these may be themed or presented in conjunction with area museums, agencies, institutions, and organizations.
 +
 
 +
Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a remote training session for your staff or constituents.
 +
 
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|info-link =https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Learn_to_Edit_Wikipedia_-_Social_Distancing_Edition
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learn-to-edit-wikipedia-social-distancing-edition-tickets-100006135042
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|virtual = yes
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|month = March
 +
|day = 20
 +
|year = 2020
 +
|dow = Friday
 +
|title = Making Agriculture Social: Filling in gaps of agricultural Wikipedia editing in the time of social distancing
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|time = Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
 +
|place = Remote - via National Agricultural Library
 +
|address =
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|description = Join us for a fully remote, agricultural-themed Wikipedia editing training session.
 +
 
 +
During this workshop, Jamie Flood, Wikipedia-in-residence at the National Agricultural Library, will review the basics of Wikipedia editing and share helpful resources that editors can use to edit or create articles related to agriculture.
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 +
This workshop will take place on Zoom.
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|info-link =https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Making_Agriculture_Social:_Filling_in_gaps_of_agricultural_wikipedia_editing_in_the_time_of_social_distancing
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|virtual-link=https://zoom.us/j/7546488596
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|virtual = yes
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|month = March
 +
|day = 20
 +
|year = 2020
 +
|dow = Friday
 +
|title = African Women Artists Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
 +
|time = Time: 10:30 AM – 4 PM
 +
|place = National Museum of African Art
 +
|address = 950 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 90560
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|description = In 2015, the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art conducted an assessment of its collection and ascertained that only 11% of the named artists in its collection self-identified as women. As part of its Women’s Initiative, this number has been increased to 22%. But did you know that only 18% of articles on English-language Wikipedia are about women? Help to change that by joining us for the National Museum of African Art’s African Women Artists Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. We will work together to increase the presence of African women artists on Wikipedia by improving existing articles and creating new ones. This event includes a curator-led tour of the exhibition, I Am… Contemporary Women Artists of Africa.
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 +
No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary. Editing training will be provided by Wikimedia DC. Museum curators and librarians will be on-hand to provide expertise and source material.
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 +
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Please send your laptop request to info@wikimediadc.org.
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Lunch will be provided.
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This free event is presented as part of the Art+Feminism DC2020 campaign.
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Schedule:
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:Tour: 10:30am-11:30am – Curator Led Tour of I Am… Contemporary Women Artists of Africa
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:Wikipedia training: 11:30am-12:30pm
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:Lunch: 12:30pm
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:Wikipedia editing: 12:30pm-4pm
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|info-link =https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/African_Women_Artists_Wikipedia_Edit-a-thon
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/african-women-artists-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-93966679869?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
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|cancelled = yes
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|month = March
 +
|day = 21
 +
|year = 2020
 +
|dow = Saturday
 +
|title = Shaping Wikipedia: Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon
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|time = Time: 10:30 AM – 4 PM
 +
|place = National Gallery of Art
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|address = 4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565
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|description = The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., will participate in Art+Feminism 2020 with the goal of improving representation of women and female-identifying artists on Wikipedia as well as training more women to be editors. The focus of our efforts will be women sculptors.
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 +
This is a free event. Registration is required. Attendees must register using the Wikimedia Labs Dashboard. '''Use the 'Learn More' link below to access the Dashboard.'''
 +
 
 +
Laptops are required. Please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
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 +
|info-link =
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shaping-wikipedia-artfeminism-edit-a-thon-tickets-90869560301
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|cancelled = yes
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|month = March
 +
|day = 21
 +
|year = 2020
 +
|dow = Saturday
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|title = Women Photojournalists: an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
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|time = Time: 9 AM – 3 PM
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|place = Library of Congress
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|address = 10 First Street SE Washington, DC 20540
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|description = Library staff will collaborate with the public to expand and improve information in Wikipedia, the world’s most-used reference source. While we will initially focus on women whose work is represented in Library collections, this event is designed to improve articles about any women photojournalists. Anyone with an interest in learning to use Wikipedia, or in researching women in the arts, is encouraged to attend. Library of Congress staff are excited to share their expertise on Library collections that bring women photojournalists and their work to life.
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No experience with Wikipedia is necessary. Training will be provided by a DC area Wikipedian. (We also welcome active Wikipedia editors!)
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The event is free, but we ask people to register to help us estimate attendance.
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This event is part of a larger cluster of DC-Area Art+Feminism Edit-a-thons, which are presented with support from Wikimedia DC.
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Additional Information:
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Laptop or other networked device required. Laptops are recommended.
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Lunch will be on your own.
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Please request ADA accommodations at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or ada@loc.gov.
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 +
Questions can be directed to rbru@loc.gov
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|info-link =https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Women_Photojournalists:_an_Art%2BFeminism_Wikipedia_Edit-a-Thon
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-photojournalists-an-artfeminism-wikipedia-edit-a-thon-tickets-89330924199
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|cancelled = yes
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|month = March
 +
|day = 24
 +
|year = 2020
 +
|dow = Friday
 +
|title = Making Agriculture Social: Filling in gaps of agricultural Wikipedia editing in the time of social distancing
 +
|time = Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm
 +
|place = Remote - via National Agricultural Library
 +
|address =
 +
 
 +
|description = Join us for a fully remote, agricultural-themed Wikipedia editing training session.
 +
 
 +
During this workshop, Jamie Flood, Wikipedia-in-residence at the National Agricultural Library, will review the basics of Wikipedia editing and share helpful resources that editors can use to edit or create articles related to agriculture.
 +
 
 +
This workshop will take place on Zoom.
 +
 
 +
|info-link =https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Making_Agriculture_Social:_Filling_in_gaps_of_agricultural_wikipedia_editing_in_the_time_of_social_distancing
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|virtual-link=https://zoom.us/j/7546488596
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|virtual = yes
 
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|month = June
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|month = March
 
|day = 27
 
|day = 27
|year = 2018
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|year = 2020
|dow = Wednesday
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|dow = Friday
|title = National Archives Vietnam-Era US Coast Guard Records Editing Workshop
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|title = Learn to Edit Wikipedia - Social Distancing Edition
|time = 10 AM – 2:00 PM
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|time = Time: 10am –11:15am
|place = National Archives Innovation Hub
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|place = Remote
|address = Washington, DC
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|address =
|description = Join us at the National Archives Innovation Hub for a Vietnam-Era US Coast Guard Records Editing Workshop. Attendees will learn to edit Wikipedia and use recently scanned Coast Guard records to update related Wikipedia articles. Experienced Wikipedians will be on hand to provide training and guidance.
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 +
|description = Join us for a fully remote Wikipedia editing training session. Learn about Wikipedia's policies and the basics of editing.
 +
 
 +
This workshop will take place on Zoom. Attendees will receive a dedicated link to Zoom prior to the workshop. If you don't already have a Wikipedia username, please create one before proceeding to Zoom.
 +
 
 +
This workshop is presented by Wikimedia DC, the DC region's official Wikipedia affiliate, but is open to all regardless of location.
 +
 
 +
Wikimedia DC will continue to offer remote workshops over the course of the next few weeks. Like our regular in-person events, these may be themed or presented in conjunction with area museums, agencies, institutions, and organizations.
  
Registration is required. Lunch will be provided.
+
Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a remote training session for your staff or constituents.
  
Laptops are required, so please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan; reserve one by emailing [mailto:info@wikimediadc.org info@wikimediadc.org].
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|info-link =https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Learn_to_Edit_Wikipedia_-_Social_Distancing_Edition_-_March_27
|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Vietnam-Era_US_Coast_Guard_Records_Editing_Workshop
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learn-to-edit-wikipedia-social-distancing-edition-tickets-100439392928
|rsvp-link-eventbrite = https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vietnam-era-us-coast-guard-records-wikipedia-editing-workshop-tickets-45763289230
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|month = July
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|month = March
|day = 11
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|day = 28
|year = 2018
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|year = 2020
|dow = Wednesday
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|dow = Saturday
|title = DC Historic Sites Wikipedia Editing Workshop
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|title = Women Fiber Artists Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
|time = 5:00 PM 8:00 PM
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|time = Time: 1pm 5pm
|place = National Trust for Historic Preservation
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|place = The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
|address = 2600 Virginia Avenue NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC
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|address = 701 21st Street, NW Washington, DC 20052
|description = Join us for a Wikipedia editing workshop hosted by the DC Preservation League. Attendees will learn to edit and create Wikipedia articles about historically significant sites and properties in the District of Columbia.
 
  
Registration is required. Dinner will be provided.
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|description = Did you know that Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that anyone can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries? Data has shown that less than 18% of biographies on English-language Wikipedia are about women. Help to change that by joining us on March 28 for the museum's Women Fiber Artists Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Attendees will learn how to edit Wikipedia and work together to improve and create Wikipedia articles about women fiber artists.
  
Laptops are required, so please bring your own. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan; reserve one by emailing [mailto:info@wikimediadc.org info@wikimediadc.org].
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Training will be provided, and no prior knowledge of fiber artists or Wikipedia editing is required. Please bring your own laptop. Wikimedia DC has two laptops to loan. Reserve one by emailing info@wikimediadc.org.
|info-link = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/DC_Historic_Sites_Wikipedia_Editing_Workshop
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|rsvp-link= https://dcpres.wufoo.com/forms/z7fpm11w5du8u/
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Prior to the edit-a-thon, attendees are invited to attend the Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning program, The Quilt Phenomenon followed by a tour of the museum. The program 10:30am and the tour at 12:00pm.
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 +
Free. Registration required.
 +
 
 +
|info-link =https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/DC/Wikipedia_Edit-a-thon:_Women_Fiber_Artists
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|rsvp-link-eventbrite=https://secure2.convio.net/gwu/site/Calendar?id=117212&view=Detail
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|month = August
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|month = April
|day = 12
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|day = 3
|year = 2018
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|year = 2020
|dow = Sunday
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|title = Learn to Edit Wikipedia - Social Distancing Edition
|time = 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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|time = Time: 10am –11:15am
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|address = 1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC
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|description = The Board of Directors will meet to conduct its regular business. All Wikimedia DC members and the general public are invited to attend.
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|description = Join us for a fully remote Wikipedia editing training session. Learn about Wikipedia's policies and the basics of editing.
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This workshop will take place on Zoom. Attendees will receive a dedicated link to Zoom prior to the workshop. If you don't already have a Wikipedia username, please create one before proceeding to Zoom.
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Wikimedia DC will continue to offer remote workshops over the course of the next few weeks. Like our regular in-person events, these may be themed or presented in conjunction with area museums, agencies, institutions, and organizations.
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Please contact us if you are interested in hosting a remote training session for your staff or constituents.
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Latest revision as of 00:55, 31 March 2020

October 3

University of Maryland Disability Awareness Month Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Thursday, October 3, 2019
Time: 2 PM – 5 PM

WHERE

University of Maryland: Edward St. John Learning and Teaching Center (ESJ), Room 1309
4131 Campus Drive, College Park, MD

October 5

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: A Library of Congress Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Saturday, October 5, 2019
Time: 10 AM – 1 PM

WHERE

Library of Congress Hispanic Reading Room
101 Independence Avenue SE
Washington, DC

October 8

Ada Lovelace Day Edit-a-thon at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum


WHEN

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM

WHERE

National Air and Space Museum - Moving Beyond Earth Gallery
600 Independence Avenue Southwest, Washington, DC

October 18

Documenting Women Trowelblazers: A National Anthropological Archives Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon


WHEN

Friday, October 18, 2019
Time: 1:30 PM – 4 PM

WHERE

Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Center, National Museum of Natural History
Washington, DC

November 9

Special Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Saturday, November 9, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

WHERE

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Strata Center
32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA

November 15

Celebrating Influential Polish and Polish-American Women Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Friday, November 15, 2019
Time: 11 AM – 2 PM

WHERE

Embassy of the Republic of Poland
2640 16th Street NW, Washington, DC

November 16

Drawing from the Collection: A National Gallery of Art Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Celebrating Works on Paper


WHEN

Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM – 4 PM

WHERE

National Gallery of Art Library - East Building
4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC

December 2

Unsung Heroes of the Bureau of American Ethnology Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Monday, December 2, 2019
Time: 11 AM – 4:30 PM

WHERE

Q?rius, The Coralyn W. Whitney Science Center
10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC

December 7

Meeting of the Board of Directors


WHEN

Saturday, December 7, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

WHERE

Cove
1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

December 7

Annual Membership Meeting


WHEN

Saturday, December 7, 2019
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

WHERE

Cove
1666 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC

January 14

Women's Suffrage Centennial Wikipedia Editing Workshop


WHEN

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Time: 6 PM – 9 PM

WHERE

Arlington Public Library, Shirlington Branch
4200 Campbell Ave
Arlington, VA

January 30

Public Domain Day at American University


WHEN

Tuesday, January 30, 2020
Time: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM

WHERE

American University Washington College of Law, Grossman Hall
4300 Nebraska Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20016

February 8

American Folklife Center’s Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon: Biographical Entries on Women Folklorists, Ethnomusicologists, and Fieldworkers


WHEN

Saturday, February 8, 2020
Time: 11 AM – 3 PM

WHERE

American Folklife Center
101 Independence Avenue SE
Washington, DC

February 14

Virtual Event - From Field to Lab: Writing Wikipedia Histories of the USDA's Women


WHEN

Friday, February 14, 2020
Time: 11 AM – 3 PM

WHERE

National Agricultural Library
Via Webex

February 15

Enhancing the Narrative of DC Public Schools: A Wikipedia Editing Workshop


WHEN

Saturday, February 15, 2020
Time: 10 AM – 1 PM

WHERE

Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives
1201 17th Street NW
Washington, DC

February 21

Climate at the National Academies: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Friday, February 21, 2020
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM

WHERE

National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC

February 22

Climate at the National Academies: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Friday, February 22, 2020
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM

WHERE

National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC

February 28

Women, Art, and Digital Visibility


WHEN

Friday, February 28, 2020
12 PM – 4 PM

WHERE

Smithsonian American Art Museum: Luce Center Boardroom
8th and F Streets, NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20004

February 29

Art + Feminism DC2020 Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon


WHEN

Saturday, February 29, 2020
Time: 10 AM – 4 PM

WHERE

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
7th Street SW
Washington, DC

March 9

Women, Art, and Digital Visibility


WHEN

Monday, March 9, 2020
Time: 12 PM – 4 PM

WHERE

National Portrait Gallery
8th and F Streets NW, Washington, DC 20004

March 13

Smithsonian American Art Museum and American Art Library Presents: Wikipedia-Edit-A Thon: Art and Feminism 2020


WHEN

Friday, March 13, 2020
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

March 14

National Museum of Women in the Arts: Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon 2020


WHEN

Saturday, March 14, 2020
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM

WHERE

National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave. NW
Washington, DC

March 17

Learn to Edit Wikipedia - Social Distancing Edition


WHEN

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

March 20

Making Agriculture Social: Filling in gaps of agricultural Wikipedia editing in the time of social distancing


WHEN

Friday, March 20, 2020
Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

March 20

African Women Artists Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Friday, March 20, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM – 4 PM

WHERE

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 90560

March 21

Shaping Wikipedia: Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM – 4 PM

WHERE

National Gallery of Art
4th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20565

March 21

Women Photojournalists: an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon


WHEN

Saturday, March 21, 2020
Time: 9 AM – 3 PM

WHERE

Library of Congress
10 First Street SE Washington, DC 20540

March 24

Making Agriculture Social: Filling in gaps of agricultural Wikipedia editing in the time of social distancing


WHEN

Friday, March 24, 2020
Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

March 27

Learn to Edit Wikipedia - Social Distancing Edition


WHEN

Friday, March 27, 2020
Time: 10am –11:15am

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT

March 28

Women Fiber Artists Wikipedia Edit-a-thon


WHEN

Saturday, March 28, 2020
Time: 1pm – 5pm

WHERE

The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum
701 21st Street, NW Washington, DC 20052

April 3

Learn to Edit Wikipedia - Social Distancing Edition


WHEN

Friday, April 3, 2020
Time: 10am –11:15am

WHERE

VIRTUAL EVENT