Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon


Wikipedia editing session for improving representation of women artists (Canadian, First Nations & OCAD U)

 
DateWednesday, August 20, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:45pm

Cost

Free

Location

Dorothy H. Hoover Library, Room 1215, Level 2 113 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

Everyone is welcome!

Wikipedia beginners tutorial: 3:00pm-3:30pm; Drop-in: 3pm-6:45pm

Wikipedia editing session for improving representation of women artists (Canadian, First Nations & OCAD U)

Wikipedia's gender trouble is well documented. In a 2010 survey, Wikimedia found that less than 13% of its contributors are female. Content is skewed by the lack of female participation. Many articles on notable women in history and art are absent on Wikipedia.

Join us in continuing the work of previous Art + Feminism Edit-a-Thons at OCAD U and across the world, which have added more than 100 women artists to Wikipedia. With access to OCAD U library’s books and article databases, you are invited to help continue adding and editing entries.

No preparation necessary!
Bring a laptop! (if possible)
Please create a Wikipedia account before the event!

(It is easy to do and instructions are here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/BeginnersGuide#Create_your_account.

Join the Facebook event

Please RSVP to artfemwikiATgmail.com and indicate whether you will attend the tutorial.

Want to get started right away? Try this tutorial for students, which covers the basics.

DateWednesday, August 20, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:45pm

Cost

Free

Website Location

Dorothy H. Hoover Library, Room 1215, Level 2 113 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario

ART AND FEMINISIM LOGO
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:45pm

Everyone is welcome!

Wikipedia beginners tutorial: 3:00pm-3:30pm; Drop-in: 3pm-6:45pm

Wikipedia editing session for improving representation of women artists (Canadian, First Nations & OCAD U)

Wikipedia's gender trouble is well documented. In a 2010 survey, Wikimedia found that less than 13% of its contributors are female. Content is skewed by the lack of female participation. Many articles on notable women in history and art are absent on Wikipedia.

Join us in continuing the work of previous Art + Feminism Edit-a-Thons at OCAD U and across the world, which have added more than 100 women artists to Wikipedia. With access to OCAD U library’s books and article databases, you are invited to help continue adding and editing entries.

No preparation necessary!
Bring a laptop! (if possible)
Please create a Wikipedia account before the event!

(It is easy to do and instructions are here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/BeginnersGuide#Create_your_account.

Join the Facebook event

Please RSVP to artfemwikiATgmail.com and indicate whether you will attend the tutorial.

Want to get started right away? Try this tutorial for students, which covers the basics.

Venue & Address: 
Dorothy H. Hoover Library, Room 1215, Level 2 113 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free
Keywords: 
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