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Speedy deletion nomination of Natalie Smith Henry[edit]

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A tag has been placed on Natalie Smith Henry requesting that it be speedily deleted from Wikipedia. This has been done under section A7 of the criteria for speedy deletion, because the article appears to be about a person or group of people, but it does not indicate how or why the subject is important or significant: that is, why an article about that subject should be included in an encyclopedia. Under the criteria for speedy deletion, such articles may be deleted at any time. Please read more about what is generally accepted as notable.

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Sorry about that, Chelsea. We have some aggressive nominators here. I've declined the deletion nomination on your article. I hope you can add more content about Natalie Smith Henry soon. -- Y not? 21:34, 11 February 2014 (UTC)
Always happy to be of help, especially where art history is concerned. Keep up the good work, and happy editing! --Ser Amantio di NicolaoChe dicono a Signa?Lo dicono a Signa. 21:59, 11 February 2014 (UTC)

Some baklava for you![edit]

Baklava - Turkish special, 80-ply.JPEG good article at Natalie Smith Henry. cheers Duckduckstop (talk) 21:50, 11 February 2014 (UTC)

Disambiguation link notification for February 14[edit]

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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nice improvement of Natalie Smith Henry. Duckduckstop (talk) 18:52, 15 March 2014 (UTC)

Smithsonian Institution Archives Barnstar[edit]

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Thank you for your hard work in bringing Christine Jones Forman to Wikipedia! Here is a token of our appreciation. ----Digitaleffie (talk) 14:50, 21 March 2014 (UTC)

BBC mention[edit]

You are in a story on the BBC news site! http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-26828726 --Marjaliisa (talk) 00:37, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

Great work on the Natalie Smith Henry article and for helping highlight an important Wikipedia editing issue. Aw1805 (talk) 03:49, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

I also read the BBC article today and checked out your article as a result. Great work! --Andrewssi2 (talk) 06:24, 8 April 2014 (UTC)
Hello Chelsea: I just read the BBC article online on the BBC app on my I-Phone. Congratulations and welcome to Wikipedia!!
As a 74-year old Englishman, longtime a resident in the US, I've been a Wiki editor since I retired in 2005 (and am glad that I didn't discover it when I was working, since it can become compulsive!). I write about opera and belong to the WP:WikiProject Opera group which is led by User:Voceditenore (who you might think is a man with a "name" like that (given that it means "voice of a tenor" or "tenor voice"), but it's actually a woman who loves the tenor voice! So there may be more female editors out there than it appears!!
Since opera articles cover female as well as male singers - and also women composers - last year, with encouragement from our leader to expand certain areas, I did a lot of work on the Ethel Smythe article, and have recently done some expansion and reorganization of the Renee Fleming and Joyce DiDonato article, both of whom are my favourite opera singers right now!
Don't be put off by what sometimes looks like arbitrary revisions or changes - and be bold! Feel free to contact me via my "Talk" page if you need any help on anything. From John in Santa Fe, who writes as Viva-Verdi (talk) 13:57, 8 April 2014 (UTC).
I read the article, too. Thank you for your work, Ctufarolo, both on and off-wiki, and congratulations! Acalamari 19:55, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

A cup of tea for you![edit]

Meissen-teacup pinkrose01.jpg I spotted your great work, too! Well done, and I hope you're encouraging other girls/women to join in too. Cheers. -- Trevj (talk · contribs) 19:27, 23 April 2014 (UTC)

Your draft article, Wikipedia talk:Articles for creation/Randall Publishing Corporation[edit]

Hello Ctufarolo. It has been over six months since you last edited your WP:AFC draft article submission, entitled "Randall Publishing Corporation".

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Thanks for your submission to Wikipedia, and happy editing. Rankersbo (talk) 09:38, 28 July 2014 (UTC)

Wikimedia DC Annual Meeting and more![edit]

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Hello, fellow Wikipedian!

I am excited to announce the upcoming Wikimedia DC Annual Meeting at the National Archives! We'll have free lunch, an introduction by Archivist of the United States David Ferriero, and a discussion featuring Ed Summers, the creator of CongressEdits. Join your fellow DC-area Wikipedians on Saturday, October 18 from 12 to 4:30 PM. RSVP today!

Also coming up we have the Human Origins edit-a-thon on October 17 and the WikiSalon on October 22. Hope to see you at our upcoming events!

Best,

James Hare

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End-of-the-year meetups[edit]

Hello,

You're invited to the end-of-the-year meetup at Busboys and Poets on Sunday, December 14 at 6 PM. There is Wi-Fi, so bring your computer if you want!

You are also invited to our WikiSalon on Thursday, December 18 at 7 PM.

Hope to see you at our upcoming events!

Best,

James Hare

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Museum hacks and museum edits[edit]

Hello there!

Upcoming events:

  • February 6–8: The third annual ArtBytes Hackathon at the Walters Art Museum! This year Wikimedia DC is partnering with the Walters for a hack-a-thon at the intersection of art and technology, and I would like to see Wikimedia well represented.
  • February 11: The monthly WikiSalon, same place as usual. RSVP on Meetup or just show up!
  • February 15: Wiki Loves Small Museums in Ocean City. Mary Mark Ockerbloom, with support from Wikimedia DC, will be leading a workshop at the Small Museum Association Conference on how they can contribute to Wikipedia. Tons of representatives from GLAM institutions will be present, and we are looking for volunteers. If you would like to help out, check out "Information for Volunteers".

I am also pleased to announce events for Wikimedia DC Black History Month with Howard University and NPR. Details on those events soon.

If you have any questions or have any requests, please email me at james.hare@wikimediadc.org.

See you there! – James Hare

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Wikimedia DC celebrates Black History Month, and more![edit]

Hello again!

Not even a week ago I sent out a message talking about upcoming events in DC. Guess what? There are more events coming up in February.

First, as a reminder, there is a WikiSalon on February 11 (RSVP here or just show up) and Wiki Loves Small Museums at the Small Museum Association Conference on February 15 (more information here).

Now, I am very pleased to announce:

There is going to be a lot going on, and I hope you can come to some of the events!

If you have any questions or need any special accommodations, please let me know.


Regards,

James Hare


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Editing for Women's History in March[edit]

Hello,

I am very excited to announce this month’s events, focused on Women’s History Month:

  • Sunday, March 8: Women in the Arts 2015 Edit-a-thon – 10 AM to 4 PM
    Women in the Arts and ArtAndFeminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Free coffee and lunch served!
    More informationRSVP on Meetup
  • Wednesday, March 11: March WikiSalon – 7 PM to 9 PM
    An evening gathering with free-flowing conversation and free pizza.
    More informationRSVP on Meetup (or just show up!)
  • Friday, March 13: NIH Women's History Month Edit-a-Thon – 9 AM to 4 PM
    In honor of Women’s History Month, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is organizing and hosting an edit-a-thon to improve coverage of women in science in Wikipedia. Free coffee and lunch served!
    More informationRSVP on Meetup
  • Saturday, March 21: Women in STEM Edit-a-Thon at DCPL – 12 PM
    Celebrate Women's History Month by building, editing, and expanding articles about women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields during DC Public Library's first full-day edit-a-thon.
    More informationRSVP on Meetup
  • Friday, March 27: She Blinded Me with Science, Part III – 10 AM to 4 PM
    Smithsonian Institution Archives Groundbreaking Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Free lunch courtesy of Wikimedia DC!
    More informationRSVP on Meetup
  • Saturday, March 28: March Dinner Meetup – 6 PM
    Dinner and drinks with your fellow Wikipedians!
    More informationRSVP on Meetup

Hope you can make it to an event! If you have any questions or require any special accommodations, please let me know.


Thanks,

James Hare

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Upcoming attractions in DC[edit]

Hello!

Here are some upcoming DC meetups in April and May:

  • Tuesday, April 14: National Archives Hackathon on Wikipedia Space with American University – 2:30-5pm
    See the latest work on the Wikipedia Space exhibit in the new NARA Innovation Hub and brainstorm on new ideas for a public exhibit about Wikipedia
  • Friday, April 17: Women in Tech Edit-a-thon with Tech LadyMafia – 5-9pm
    Team up with Tech LadyMafia to improve Wikipedia content on women in the history of technology.
  • Saturday, April 25: April Dinner Meetup – 6 PM
    Dinner and drinks with your fellow Wikipedians!
  • Friday, May 1: International Labour Day Edit-a-Thon – 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    An edit-a-thon at the University of Maryland

Hope to see you at these events! If you have any questions or require any special accommodations, please let me know.


Cheers,

James Hare

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ArbCom elections are now open![edit]

Hi,
You appear to be eligible to vote in the current Arbitration Committee election. The Arbitration Committee is the panel of editors responsible for conducting the Wikipedia arbitration process. It has the authority to enact binding solutions for disputes between editors, primarily related to serious behavioural issues that the community has been unable to resolve. This includes the ability to impose site bans, topic bans, editing restrictions, and other measures needed to maintain our editing environment. The arbitration policy describes the Committee's roles and responsibilities in greater detail. If you wish to participate, you are welcome to review the candidates' statements and submit your choices on the voting page. For the Election committee, MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 17:06, 24 November 2015 (UTC)

February events and meetups in DC[edit]

Greetings from Wikimedia DC!

February is shaping up to be a record-breaking month for us, with nine scheduled edit-a-thons and several other events:

We hope to see you at one—or all—of these events!

Do you have an idea for a future event? Please write to us at info@wikimediadc.org!

Kirill Lokshin (talk) 16:41, 10 February 2016 (UTC)

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March events and meetups in DC[edit]

Greetings from Wikimedia DC!

Looking for something to do in DC in March? We have a series of great events planned for the month:

Can't make it to an event? Most of our edit-a-thons allow virtual participation; see the guide for more details.

Do you have an idea for a future event? Please write to us at info@wikimediadc.org!

Kirill Lokshin (talk) 16:30, 6 March 2016 (UTC)

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