Wikipedia:WikiProject Medicine/May 2013

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NLM edit-a-thon on May 28

On Tuesday, 28 May, and Thursday, 30 May, 2013, there were community Wikipedia meetings at the United States National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. Attendees participated both in-person and via an online webinar.

Below is a list of participants.

See also our list of articles for editing.

Activities[edit]

All times are in U.S. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC −4:00).

Tuesday 28 May[edit]

Webinar/Edit-a-Thon starts at 2:15pm in 4th floor training room, Lister Hill Center

Make sure you get to the campus half an hour ahead to allow time to get through security and bring a photo ID. Details about getting there and security here: visitor information

12.30–1.30pm: NLM introduction and tour, how to get literature onsite

1.30–2.00pm: Meeting with Stephen Greenberg, History of Medicine section

2.15–2.40pm: Wikipedia and Medicine – James Heilman (Doc James)

2.40–3.00pm: Finding & choosing info online from NLM – Hilda Bastian (Hildabast)

3.00–3.30pm: How to edit Wikipedia – Lane Rasberry (Blue Rasberry)

3.30–5.00pm: Hands-on help with editing & searching

5.00–6.30pm: Discussion

Wednesday 29 May[edit]

On this day there were presentations to NIH staff. Sorry, unlike on Tuesday and Thursday, the general public was not invited for these tutorials due to lack of ability to accommodate anyone more.

Thursday 30 May[edit]

Webinar/Edit-a-Thon starts at 9:30AM in 4th floor training room, Lister Hill Center

Make sure you get to the campus half an hour ahead to allow time to get through security and bring a photo ID. Details about getting there and security here: visitor information

9.30–10.00am: Wikipedia Project Medicine – James Heilman (Doc James)

10.00–10.30am: Finding & choosing info online from NLM – Hilda Bastian (Hildabast)

10.30–11.00am: How to edit Wikipedia – Lane Rasberry, Wikipedia (Blue Rasberry)

11.00–12.00pm: Hands-on help with editing & searching

12.00–12.30pm: Discussion: Wikipedia and NLM & NIH

Discussion topics included:

Participants[edit]

Attending
Maybe
Regrets
  • ~~Ebe123~~ → report 19:34, 24 May 2013 (UTC)
  • DocTree (ʞlɐʇ·cont) Join WER 21:11, 27 May 2013 (UTC) Called in to work overtime at last minute. Maybe make a later gettogether.
  • Econterms (talk) 14:15, 28 May 2013 (UTC) – Really wish I could. Maybe next time.

Best Wishes[edit]

  • Awesome collaboration! Always thought of this possibility whenever I referred NCBI. Very Best wishes to everyone!! --Nicke.me (talk) 18:41, 24 May 2013 (UTC)
  • Not really my thing, but sounds like a great event. Enjoy and have fun!! SarahStierch (talk) 13:56, 26 May 2013 (UTC)

Articles to edit[edit]

Outcomes[edit]

Photos of event uploaded Category:2013 National Library of Medicine editathon 156.40.123.10 (talk) 18:54, 28 May 2013 (UTC)

Articles created[edit]

Articles improved[edit]