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The 20th Los Angeles Meetup event will be held on 21 September, 2014.

Event details[edit]

  • Date: Sunday September 21st, 2014
  • Time: 11am - 5pm (originally scheduled to end at 4pm but now extended)
  • Location: Kramer Studio, 5531 W. Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016 map
  • Event: An edit-a-thon! Learn how to contribute to Wikipedia and collaborate with others in editing articles related to Los Angeles and beyond!
  • Hashtag: The Twitter hashtag is: #ComeEditWikipedia

Come contribute to the world's most popular encyclopedia! Have no experience with editing Wikipedia? We'll teach you!

Anyone with an interest in editing collaboratively and having a great time is encouraged to attend. Bring a laptop and power cord as well as any reference materials you'd like to use.

Wikipedia has hundreds of stub articles about California that could use expansion and many more in need of attention.

Attending[edit]

  • Calliopejen1 (talk) 17:49, 27 August 2014 (UTC) (likely to come for the 2nd half)
  • Chris Troutman (talk) 18:46, 27 August 2014 (UTC)
  • Penny Richards--probably after 12.
  • Archivist Anna-- most likely to attend after 1pm
  • AnitaConchita (talk) 18:19, 6 September 2014 (UTC) -- probably after noon. [Alas! I cannot make it after all. Apologies!]
  • HkLAtx (talk) 04:58, 11 September 2014 (UTC)-- Will probably be there at 11
  • Downtowngal (talk) 22:57, 13 September 2014 (UTC) - will be there after 1:30. Considering all the responses, maybe changing the time to 12-5 would be better.
  • Marilyn Nix (talk) 00:33, 17 September 2014 (UTC) will be there in the afternoon.
  • Phyllis Hansen
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Resources[edit]

Citing sources video tutorial -- part one
Citing sources video tutorial -- part two

Key Wikipedia guidelines and policies:

Tutorials: