User:Mary Mark Ockerbloom

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Thousands of times every day we make the most fundamental of decisions -- whether to build up or tear down.

 

Activities[edit]

A Celebration of Women Writers[edit]

  • Editor (Ongoing, 1994-present)

Wikipedian In Residence[edit]

  • Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, USA: (May-June 2013; September-December 2013; January-June, 2014; ongoing as of September 2014)
  • I am employed by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, a cultural institution per WP:GLAM, as a Wikipedian In Residence. I accept the editing conditions specified at that page. I will not make any edits that would not be beneficial to the goals of Wikipedia. I will uphold the community policies laid down by WP:GLAM. I will modify my editing behavior based on problems cited by other editors or if my editing conflicts with other Wikipedia guidelines. I ask that other editors do not hesitate to contact me, via my user talk page, if I appear to be going against this declaration.
  • Areas of focus in the Museum's collections include historical materials on Alchemy, the Arnold Orville Beckman archives, and materials on Women in science and Chemistry.
  • My job involves helping people to explore the potential for sharing resources through Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons. My activities tend to fall into 3 main areas:
    • image release on Wikimedia Commons
    • editing of articles, primarily relating to scientists and the history of science
    • outreach to people and organizations, primarily in the Philadelphia area
  • For more details on this project, see the Chemical Heritage Foundation Project Page and the summaries below.

Articles created and DYKs[edit]

Article name Creation DYK Remarks Views
Nancy Cox-McCormack 28 February, 2015 Art And Feminism 2015
Chrissy Conant 28 February, 2015 Art And Feminism 2015
Rebecca Kamen 28 February, 2015 Art And Feminism 2015
Tilghman Watermen's Museum 15 February 2015 Wiki Loves Small Museums 2015
Rackliffe House (Assateague State Park) 15 February 2015 Wiki Loves Small Museums 2015
Charlotte Cushman Foundation 10 February 2015 GLAM Café
Beckman Fellow 13 January 2015
Anne Mandall Johnson 24 November 2014
Esther Bradford Aresty 22 November 2014 Inspired by Kislak Center editors Group
Pittcon Heritage Award 12 November 2014
Petrochemical Heritage Award 29 October 2014
Elaine Surick Oran 22 October 2014 09 January 2015 Ada Lovelace Day 2014 at Bryn Mawr Edit-a-thon 1435
Beckman Young Investigators Award 16 October 2014
Louise Pearce 14 October 2014 20 October 2014 Ada Lovelace Day 2014 GLAM Café 1057
Ralph Landau 09 October 2014 24 October 2014 952
Chemical Industry Medal 07 October 2014
Anna Crusis Women's Choir 26 June 2014 17 July 2014 A GLAM Day Out Wiki Loves Pride Edit-a-thon 1083
Othmer Gold Medal 12 June 2014


List of women artists in the Armory Show 01 June 2014 Wadewitz Tribute Edit-a-thon at WikiConference USA 2014
Madeleine M. Joullié 13 May 2014‎ 19 May 2014 Wadewitz Tribute Edit-a-thon at GLAM Café 1824
Josephine Brown 26 April 2014 5 May 2014 Colored Conventions Edit-a-thon at University of Delaware 1132 (876 + 256)
Ada Hitchins expanded 22 April 2014 originally created at CHF Edit-a-thon, expanded 10 April 2014, released 14 April 2014 2247
Enrico Fermi Prize 28 March 2014
Bettye Washington Greene 27 March 2014‎ Oklahoma Women in science edit-a-thon
Masao Horiba 26 March 2014‎
Catherine Clarke Fenselau 25 March 2014 29 March 2014 (no image) Bryn Mawr Edit-a-thon 1203 (241+962)
Mary Lura Sherrill 18 March 2014 22 March 2014 (no image) Smithsonian Women in science edit-a-thon 500
Kathryn Hach-Darrow 14 March 2014 21 March 2014 (image) Women's history month 7510
Josephine Silone Yates 20 February 2014 27 February 2014 (image) Black History Month 6321
Jennie Patrick 20 February 2014 5 March 2014 (no image) Black History Month 2136
Eve Mosher 1 February 2014‎ Art and Feminism Edit-a-thon, Mentioned in ARTnews Robin Cembalest (February 6 2014). "101 Women Artists Who Got Wikipedia Pages This Week".
Andrea Polli 1 February 2014 8 February 2014‎ Art and Feminism Edit-a-thon at University of the Arts (Philadelphia) 1174 (373 + 801)
Biotechnology Heritage Award 5 February 2014
Basil Valentine expanded 26 December 2013 2757
Sibyl M. Rock 15 October 2013 23 October 2013 (image) Ada Lovelace Day 4682
Nancy T. Chang expanded 7 July 2013 (image) created at CHF Edit-a-thon 20 June 2013‎ 2560
Gertrude Bacon 26 April 2013
Evelyn Cheesman 3 October 2007‎
Anne Hepple Dickinson 29 January 2007‎

Articles substantially modified as part of QPQ requirement for DYKs.

Article name QPQ expansions DYK Remarks Views
Mehetabel Wesley Wright
Phuti Mahanyele November 5, 2014 1240
John C. Bowers May 2-4, 2014 (image) Colored Conventions Edit-a-thon at University of Delaware helped to expand new article for DYK 1492
Julie Makani QPQ expansion 21 March 2014 833
Dore Hoyer QPQ expansion 18 March 2014 1565
Dorrit Black QPQ expansion 8 March 2014 679 (480 + 199)
Florence Margaret Durham QPQ expansion 5 October 2013 (no image) 989
Florence Esté 2-3 February 2014 Uarts Edit-a-thon expansion

Workshops and talks led or hosted[edit]

Event Date Attendees New accounts Articles created Articles edited DYKs
Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon, University of the Arts, Philadelphia 28 February 2015 14 3 4 21 articles edited, 9 images uploaded 3
Wiki Loves Small Museums 2015, Ocean City, MD February 15, 2015 22 (talk), 6-8 (workshop) 2 4 20 articles edited, 72 images uploaded
Ada Lovelace Day 2014 at Bryn Mawr Edit-a-thon October 22, 2014 19 1 1 NA 1
Kislak Center editors, c/o Dot Porter, Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia September 26, 2014 18-20 5
Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/A GLAM Day Out at Chemical Heritage Foundation June 26, 2014 Bob Skiba (18)
How to Edit (12)
Dominic's talk (18)
Dorothy's talk (18)
Museum tour (5)
Wiki Loves Pride Edit-a-thon (12)
Reception (18)
People came and went throughout the day; 25-30 total
2 2 10 1
Philly Digital Heritage Un-Conference at University of Pennsylvania, June 20, 2014, Introduction to Wikipedia (1 hour) June 20, 2014 8 5


"A year in residence at the Chemical Heritage Foundation", Presentation to staff at Chemical Heritage Foundation June 17, 2014 @50
"A year in residence at the Chemical Heritage Foundation", Presentation at WikiConference USA, New York Law School, New York City May 31, 2014 18
Colored Conventions Edit-a-thon at University of Delaware April 26, 2014 NA NA 9 12 2
Seven Siblings Wikipedia-edit-a-thon, Bryn Mawr College March 25, 2014 14 (local) + NA 2 15 1
Small Museums Association Presentation (with Tracy Jentzsch), Ocean City February 17, 2014 35 (local)
Art and Feminism Edit-a-thon, University of the Arts February 1, 2014 16 (local) + 2 3 NA 2
ThatCamp Philly Edit-a-thon, Chemical Heritage Foundation September 27, 2013 8 (local) +
3 (remote) = 11
4 7 2
ThatCamp Philly Workshop, Chemical Heritage Foundation September 27, 2013 17 9
Philly Digital Heritage Un-Conference, University of Pennsylvania June 4, 2013 5 5
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Chemical Heritage Foundation June 20, 2013 12 (local) +
5 (remote) = 17
5 2 22+ 2
“Wikipedia 101” Workshop, Chemical Heritage Foundation June 5, 2013 12
“What is Wikipedia?” Brown Bag Lunch, Chemical Heritage Foundation May 21, 2013 17

GLAM Cafés hosted or attended[edit]

Event Date Attendees Wikipedians
GLAM Café 10 February 2015 Van Pelt Library 13 30%
GLAM Café 13 January 2015 Van Pelt Library 15 30%
GLAM Café 9 December 2014 9 30%
GLAM Café 11 November 2014 12 40%
GLAM Café Ada Lovelace Day 14 October 2014 20 25%
GLAM Café September 9, 2014 20 20%
GLAM Café August 12, 2014 NA NA
GLAM Café July 8, 2014 NA NA
GLAM Café June 10, 2014 36+ 10%
GLAM Café May 13, 2014 14 28%
GLAM Café April 8, 2014 22+ 40%
GLAM Café March 11, 2014 20 NA
GLAM Café February 11, 2014 17 17%
GLAM Café January 14, 2014 21 30%
GLAM Café December 10, 2013 10 NA
GLAM Café November 12, 2013 36+ 50%

Kislak Center editing group supported[edit]

Event Date Attendees New accounts Articles created Articles edited DYKs
Kislak Center editors, c/o Dot Porter, Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia February 27, 2014 5 NA
Kislak Center editors, c/o Dot Porter, Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia December 19, 2014 3 NA
Kislak Center editors, c/o Dot Porter, Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia November 21, 2014 8 NA
Kislak Center editors, c/o Dot Porter, Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia October 31, 2014 8 NA

Remote events supported[edit]

I've written new articles for Women's history month and Black history month. I've also participated remotely in several edit-a-thons by writing new articles and editing existing ones.

Event Date Articles created DYKs
Ada Lovelace day, worldwide 14 October 2014 1 1
Women in science edit-a-thon, Oklahoma 27 March 2014‎ 1
Women in science edit-a-thon, Smithsonian 18 March 2014 1 1
Ada Lovelace day, worldwide 15 October 2013 1 1

Did You Know details[edit]

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