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Create Knowledge at Wikipedia Edit-a-thons

Updates, 3/28:

  • The Women in Science edit-a-thon has been changed back to April 12.
  • The Art + Feminism edit-a-thon will be April 20, not April 6.

March and April offer six chances to participate in Wikipedia edit-a-thons on a variety of topics. At each event, participants will make improvements to Wikipedia in a fun, collaborative environment.

Librarians, faculty, and library science students will be on hand to offer help with research and with Wikipedia editing. No experience is necessary; just bring your curiosity and a laptop. Refreshments will be provided.

Wikipedia edit-a-thons flier

Wikipedia Edit-a-thons 2017 flier

Find information about the edit-a-thons on the UNC Wiki Meetup page and at the links below:

Black Lunch Table
March 25 and April 1
12 – 4 p.m.
Sloane Art Library in Hanes Art Center
This edit-a-thon is part of ALL RISE, an Institute for Arts & Humanities Arts & Social Justice Project.

Comics + Diversity
March 30
5:30 – 8 p.m.
School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Library, 115B Manning Hall
Sponsors: SILS Library

Psychology
April 7
5 – 8 p.m.
Davis Library Research Hub
Sponsors: R.B. House Undergraduate Library, Davis Library, Professor Eric Youngstrom, HGAPS

Women in Science
April 12 April 10  April 12
6 – 10 p.m.
Kenan Science Library
Sponsors: Kenan Science Library, Allies for Minorities and Women in Science and Engineering (AM_WISE)

Art + Feminism
April 6 April 20
5:30 – 8 p.m.
Sloane Art Library
Sponsors: Sloane Art Library & Art and Museum Library and Information Student Society (AMLISS)

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