Wikipedia:Meetup/Philadelphia/2014 GLAM Cafe

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WE INVITE YOU TO THE

GLAM Café

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 2014
5 PM to 8 PM
Chemical Heritage Foundation,
315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

The GLAM Café is organized as a Meetup group, Held the second Tuesday of each month: January 13, 2015; February 10, 2015; March 10, 2015.

Wikipedians at the Chemical Heritage Foundation: June 20, 2013 Edit-a-thon
What is the GLAM Café?
The GLAM Café is an informal gathering for Digital Humanities and GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) enthusiasts, including Wikipedians. It's like an Unconference or ThatCamp, where attendees choose their own agenda and break out into special interest groups for whatever interests them.
We would like to encourage Wikipedians, and people interested in learning more about Wikipedia, to attend the GLAM Café, to discuss Wikimedia and wikis and to collaboratively edit Wikipedia. There's no set agenda, and you are welcome to recommend articles for others to edit, or to edit on your own. The concept is similar to DC's WikiSalon.
You don't have to be an expert. We're happy to provide suggestions and help as needed. If you're interested in a particular topic related to the history of science or chemistry, ask us a few days in advance, and we can request that the librarians and archivists search for resources on that topic.
We provide the space, the coffee, and the snacks; you provide the ideas and the enthusiasm. Feel free to propose a topic for discussion... Ask for feedback... Get together to work on shared ideas... Or curl up in a corner and relax… everyone is welcome.
The Chemical Heritage Foundation, 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
Where is it?
The Chemical Heritage Foundation is located at 315 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2702 Tel: 215.925.2222. See Directions. The nearest subway stop is at 2nd and Market; the nearest Metro stop is Market East Station. (The older part of the building was built in 1865 for the First National Bank, whose article -- hint, hint -- could use some attention.)
Is food served?
Light refreshments will be served, courtesy of the Chemical Heritage Foundation. If you'd prefer something more substantial, please feel free to bring your own dinner, or visit one of the restaurants nearby.
Sounds great. Where do I sign up?
If you want to get regular announcements and reminders, you can sign up on the GLAM Café Philadelphia Meetup page. However, the GLAM Café is intended to be informal, so you are welcome to drop by without registering. Feel free to bring a friend, or several!
Wikipedia sessions at GLAM Café Philadelphia
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As part of GLAM Café Philadelphia, the Chemical Heritage Foundation will host a monthly open session for people interested in Wikipedia and Wikipedia editing. This ongoing event is part of the Chemical Heritage Foundation's GLAM Initiative, in cooperation with WikiProject GLAM and the Wikipedian in Residence program.

Suggestions[edit]

If you want to work on Wikipedia, and would like a suggestion of somewhere to start, here are some resources that Chemical Heritage Foundation is adding to Wikimedia Commons, and articles from the Chemical Heritage Foundation and other websites that may be useful sources of information.

Women in Science[edit]

We have released images of women chemists and scientists on Wikimedia Commons. Here are some articles that could be edited or added. See also: CHF Interviews, Oral history

Name Thumbnail Articles
Agnes Fay Morgan
Alice Hamilton CHF Article, NIH, NIOSH, etc.
Allene Jeanes CHF Article, MIT, etc.
Amy Myers Jaffe Amy Myers Jaffe crop 2009 CHAO.JPG UCDavis Wall Street Journal
Betty Sullivan
Carolyn Bertozzi CHF Article, MIT, Berkeley
Cecile Hoover Edwards CHF Article, Obituary, Gravesite, Black Women Scientists
Clara Immerwahr CHF Article, CHF Article
Cynthia J. Burrows Cynthia Burrows 2009 CHF Oral History crop.png Oral History ACS Patents
Dawn Bonnell Dawn Bonnell MTMLecture 2008 12 09 portrait.JPG Appointment, NAE membership
Emma Parmee Emma Parmee Medal Dinner 2009 detail.jpg Article, Article
Florence B. Seibert CHF Article, Hall of Fame, Obituary
Gladys Anderson Emerson CHF Article, Obituary, etc.
Gertrude Elion CHF Article, Jewish Women, NAP, etc.
Helen Murray Free Oral History, Oral History, Article
Jacqueline K. Barton CHF Article, Caltech, Dow, etc.
Judith P. Klinman CHF Article, Article, Article
Laura L. Kiessling CHF Article, Wisconsin, Guggenheim, etc.
Margaret-Ann Armour
Margaret A. Tolbert CIRES Scholar
Margaret E. M. Tolbert CHF Biography, CHF Oral History, CHF Summary,
Marie Maynard Daly CHF Article, Webfiles, Faces of Chemistry. ACS, etc.
Marie Mercury Roth Kathleen Zier, Anna Jane Harrison, Mary Sherrill, Marie Mercury, 1947.TIF  
Marion C. Thurnauer
Maude Leonora Menten CHF Article, Britannica, ACS, etc.
Maya van Rossum
Monica Riley A pioneer in the fields of molecular biology and microbial genome analysis, Obituary
Nancy Jackson Nancy Jackson 2011 International Year of Chemistry.jpg Article, Article, Article, CHF Interview, etc.
Paula Szkody
Rachel Holloway Lloyd   CHF Article, ACS, Gravesite
Reatha King
Ruth Erica Benesch CHF Article, Article, ACS, Obituary, etc.
Sally Chapman Oral history, Transcript, Magazine, Articles at Barnard College, Obituary
Sandra D. Greer
Sharon Haynie
Stephanie Burns Stephanie Burns Perkin Medal Dinner 2009 detail.jpg CHF Article, Article, Article, etc.
Susan Solomon
Susan Story
Susan S. Taylor CHF Article, Research
Terri Kelly Terri Kelly JPS 2006 09 14 Portrait.JPG Article, Article, Article

References[edit]

Lists of women in science[edit]

Editing Wikimedia Commons / Wikipedia[edit]