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SORRY MY PAGE IS MESSY[edit]

Rolph has begun teaching Wikipedia to college students in an effort to increase contributor-participation by females and ethnically diverse communities.

  • Please leave comments at the bottom.KSRolph (talk) 18:23, 4 September 2011 (UTC)

Hello[edit]

Hello KSRolph,

Do you by any chance have any links to some of your work done throughout Latin America? Also, have you worked within Amazonia?

Regards, FillTheGap

HEY BGG2 - THIS IS A COPY OF MESSAGE SENT TO DRMIES[edit]

Dear Drmies,

Bgg2 is studying Wikipedia authorship and editing; our ambassadors have been advised, and the deletions and detail of how this affects the user, interaction with Drmies, etc. is useful for learning. Please permit Bgg2 to edit again. I will oversee his contributions. Thank you kindly. Really great to know there are gate keepers too, by the way! KSRolph (talk) 19:05, 14 September 2011 (UTC)

  • KSRolph, if you're using Wikipedia for class assignments, there are a few helpful things you can do. Have a look at Wikipedia:School and university projects. It has some useful advice, first of all, and a list where you can add your project. One helpful thing you (and your students) can do is place a template on the talk page of an article if they are actively working on it (that is, if they're doing more than make one or two small edits): see Template:Educational assignment. For practical purposes, having a list of students somewhere in your user space (maybe on a dedicated space like this one, User:KSRolph/class list) is also a good idea, for yourself and for other editors, maybe with a link from your talk page to that list. Let me know if I can help. Thanks, and good luck, Drmies (talk) 19:43, 14 September 2011 (UTC)


Hi Professor,

I'm planning to make edits on the following wikipedia pages- "Tigrinya language", 'African immigrants to Italy", "Eritrean Refugees" "Tigrinya verbs" and create my own page about Eritrean immigrants. These will be the four edits and one new page i want to work on. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Wisdomize (talkcontribs) 04:42, 18 September 2011 (UTC)

Hi Pr. Rolph,

I really like the idea of a class list page. It might be a good space for us to get together and talk about our projects and coordinate group activities. Also, as the space is in Wikipedia, it might help everyone get used to wiki technology. Colorfulsocks (talk) 20:35, 21 September 2011 (UTC)

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Copyvio[edit]

Please instruct your students on copyvio, close paraphrasing, and plagiarism: thanks. [1] SandyGeorgia (Talk) 19:36, 29 September 2011 (UTC)

Stuff I am saving:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:United_States_Education_Program/Courses/Anthropology,_Wikipedia,_and_the_Media_(Karen_Sue_Rolph)

KSRolph (talk) 16:48, 25 October 2011 (UTC)

Welcome[edit]

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Please also note you can't cite yourself as a source on Wikipedia as you did at the article on Occupy Wall Street. Please familiarize yourself with basic WP policy, and encourage your students to do the same, before editing. Centrify (f / k / a FCAYS) (talk) (contribs) 19:53, 1 November 2011 (UTC)

Occupy Hand Signals[edit]

KSRolph. Thank you for your support. I created Occupy hand signals and additions of photos or videos would be appreciated.

On a related note, I see you've bumped into some issues related to copyvio and self referencing. Welcome to the club. We all go through it. If you want to vet anything before dropping it into an article, feel free to drop me a note on my talk page.--Nowa (talk) 13:07, 2 November 2011 (UTC)


A Barnstar For You! Professor's Workspace[edit]

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A barnstar for you![edit]

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A Gender-balance Barnstar for You![edit]

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Awarded for gender-based commitment to Wikipedia contributing KSRolph (talk) 21:14, 7 December 2011 (UTC)

Experiment[edit]

Dear colleague, you have a message on KSRolph user page.

Talkback[edit]

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Talkback[edit]

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You are invited to join Stanford's WikiProject![edit]

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As a current or past contributor to a related article, I thought I'd let you know about WikiProject Stanford University, a collaborative effort to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Stanford University. If you would like to participate, you can visit the project page, where you can join the project and see a list of open tasks and related articles. Thanks!

ralphamale (talk) 21:59, 24 January 2012 (UTC)

Hey, what happens when you try to edit it? Can you give me more detail? Thanks. ralphamale (talk) 22:37, 21 February 2012 (UTC)

Reminder! Women's History Month edit-a-thon[edit]

Just a friendly reminder about the Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon for Women's History Month :)

Date: Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PT)

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Your class accounts[edit]

Hi. I'd like to apologise to you first of all for the trouble you went through with your class accounts getting blocked - I have to own up, because I'm the one who started that ball rolling. There is a limit per IP address, of 5 accounts per day - and when I started seeing multiple accounts getting made within hours of each other, all starting with "17", I figured something was up, and (I know now, wrongly) smelling trouble, I made a report to our team who investigate sockpuppetry on here.

Obviously now, I know better, and realise your accounts weren't sockpuppets, but it would be a great idea in future to leave a note on the Administrator's noticeboard so that admins are aware what you're doing, and we can then prevent this from happening again! Thank you, and sorry.  BarkingFish  23:38, 19 April 2012 (UTC)

A barnstar for you![edit]

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Awesome! You managed to keep cool even with the admin situation! J (t) 02:45, 20 April 2012 (UTC)

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Welcome to Wikipedia: check out the Teahouse![edit]

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Hello! KSRolph, you are invited to the Teahouse, a forum on Wikipedia for new editors to ask questions about editing Wikipedia, and get support from peers and experienced editors. Please join us! SarahStierch (talk) 22:38, 20 April 2012 (UTC)

Teahouse talkback: you've got messages![edit]

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Talkback[edit]

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Drmies (talk) 00:08, 23 April 2012 (UTC)

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Sarah (talk) 15:51, 23 April 2012 (UTC)

Occupy Wall Street[edit]

Hi KSRolph, since you seem to have an interest in articles related to the Occupy Wall Street protest and it's derivatives, i thought i'd give you a link to WikiProject OWS. Cheers, Face-wink.svg benzband (talk) 18:53, 24 April 2012 (UTC)

To Do List[edit]

Stuff I need to do:

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Article-Feedback-Update-Slides-05-03.pdf

KSRolph (talk) 19:20, 4 May 2012 (UTC)

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You're invited: San Francisco WikiWomen's Edit-a-Thon 2![edit]

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The San Francisco WikiWomen's Edit-a-Thon 2 will be held on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the Wikimedia Foundation offices in San Francisco. Wikipedians of all experience levels are welcome to join us! This event will be specifically geared around encouraging women to learn how to edit and contribute to Wikipedia. Workshops on copy-editing, article creation, and sourcing will be hosted. Bring a friend! Come one, come all!
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San Francisco Wiknic 2012[edit]

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You are invited to the second Great American Wikinic taking place in Golden Gate Park, in San Francisco, on Saturday, June 23, 2012. We're still looking for input on planning activities, and thematic overtones. List your add yourself to the attendees list, and edit the picnic as you like. Max Klein {chat} 18:35, 21 May 2012 (UTC)
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Saturday![edit]

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The San Francisco WikiWomen's Edit-a-Thon 2 is this Saturday at the Wikimedia Foundation! We look forward to hosting you! If you'd like to bring a family member or friend, please sign them up on the event page or Eventbrite! Also, don't forget to bring your laptop! And we also need your help! Check out the Etherpad to learn more! Please arrive as close 1 PM as you can. We'll see you Saturday!

Thank you for attending the second SF WikiWomen's Edit-a-thon[edit]

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Myself and San Francisco's own Lillie Hitchcock Coit would like to thank you for attending this past weekend's edit-a-thon! It was a real pleasure to meet you =) Sarah (talk) 21:11, 18 June 2012 (UTC)

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New project[edit]

Hey KS! I'd love your input on the project I am in the process of starting. If you have time to take a look, especially at the questions on the talk page, that'd be fabulous. And of course, if you are too busy, then I understand - no pressure at all. Thank you! SarahStierch (talk) 21:56, 8 August 2012 (UTC)

Also, you can sign up to volunteer here. Just one more thing - I'm also looking for most of my input about WordPress. I hope you can take a look still. Thanks KS :) SarahStierch (talk) 22:39, 15 August 2012 (UTC)

Wikimedia Indigenous Languages[edit]

Good day, I'm very pleased that you added your name to the list. Wikimedia Indigenous Languages is planning to have its first meeting next weekend and your input will be greatly appreciated if you are available, please see the proposed timings. Thanks, Amqui (talk) 17:38, 5 September 2012 (UTC)

You're invited! - Wiki Loves Monuments - San Francisco Events[edit]

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WikiWomen's Collaborative[edit]

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Hi KSRolph! Women around the world who edit and contribute to Wikipedia are coming together to celebrate each other's work, support one another, and engage new women to also join in on the empowering experience of shaping the sum of all the world's knowledge - through the WikiWomen's Collaborative.

As a WikiWoman, we'd love to have you involved! You can do this by:

We can't wait to have you involved, and feel free to drop by our meta page (under construction) to see how else you can participate!

Can't wait to have you involved! SarahStierch (talk) 22:30, 9 October 2012 (UTC)

You're invited! Ada Lovelace Day San Francisco[edit]

You're invited! Ada Lovelace Day San Francisco[edit]

October 16 - Ada Lovelace Day Celebration - You are invited!
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Come celebrate Ada Lovelace Day at the Wikimedia Foundation offices in San Francisco on October 16! This event, hosted by the Ada Initiative, the Mozilla Foundation, and the Wikimedia Foundation. It'll be a meet up style event, though you are welcome to bring a laptop and edit about women in STEM if you wish. Come mix, mingle and celebrate the legacy of the world's first computer programmer.

The event is October 16, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, everyone is welcome!

You must RSVP here - see you there!
SarahStierch (talk) 19:53, 13 October 2012 (UTC)

Edit-a-thon tomorrow (Saturday) in Oakland[edit]

Hi, I hope you will be joining us tomorrow afternoon at the Edit-a-thon at Tech Liminal, in Oakland. We'll be working on articles relating to women and democracy (and anything else that interests you). It's sponsored by the California League of Women Voters, Tech Liminal, and me.

If this is the first you are hearing of this event, my apologies for the last-minute notice! I announced it on the San Francisco email list and by a banner on your watchlist, but I neglected to look at the San Francisco invitation list until this evening. If you can't make it this time, I hope to see you at a similar event soon! -Pete (talk) 04:47, 15 December 2012 (UTC)

You're invited to the first-ever Wikipedia Iconathon![edit]

Help build the visual language of Wikipedia at the first ever Wikimedia Foundation/Noun Project Iconathon
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The Wikimedia Foundation is partnering up with the Noun Project to run the first-ever Wikipedia Iconathon on April 6th at WMF headquarters, and you're invited!

What is an Iconathon: An iconathon is a co-design process where Wikimedia staff, the user community, and a few graphic designers collaboratively discuss what symbols could best represent a concept for an icon – for example, what's the best icon for New Editor, Revert or Oversight? Sketches will be converted into high fidelity icons by Noun Project graphic designers, and will be released under a free license for use by anyone on the Internet. Help build the free encyclopedia icon set that anyone in the world can share and reuse!

Logistics: The event runs from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm on April 6th at the Wikimedia Foundation office in San Francisco. Follow the signs at the door! We'll have plenty of paper and pens/pencils for sketching.

How to sign up: Please register here using the code 'wiki'

More info:

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Hope to see you there! :) Maryana (WMF) (talk) 21:38, 26 March 2013 (UTC)

Wiknic 2013[edit]

Wiknic 2013
Sunday, June 23rd · 12:34pm · Lake Merritt, Oakland
Theme: Hyperlocal list-making
Lake Merritt Wild Duck Refuge (Oakland, CA)

This year's 2013 SF Wiknik will be held at Lake Merritt, next to Children's Fairyland in Oakland. This event will be co-attended by people from the hyperlocal Oakland Wiki. May crosspollination of ideas and merriment abound!

Location and Directions[edit]

  • Location: The grassy area due south of Children's Fairyland (here) (Oakland Wiki)
    • Nearest BART: 19th Street
    • Nearest bus lines: NL/12/72
    • Street parking abounds
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You're invited...[edit]

to two upcoming Bay Area events:

  • Maker Faire 2013, Sat/Sun May 18-19, San Mateo -- there will have a booth about Wikimedia, and we need volunteers to talk to the public and ideas for the booth -- see the wiki page to sign up!
  • Edit-a-Thon 5, Sat May 25, 10-2pm, WMF offices in San Francisco -- this will be a casual edit-a-thon open to both experienced and new editors alike! Please sign up if on the wiki page if you can make it so we know how much food to get.

I hope you can join us at one or both! -- phoebe / (talk to me) 01:11, 13 May 2013 (UTC)

Books and Bytes: The Wikipedia Library Newsletter[edit]

Books and Bytes

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The Wikipedia Library Survey[edit]

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You're invited: Art & Feminism Edit-a-thon[edit]

Art & Feminism Edit-a-Thon - You are invited!
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Hi KSRolph! The first Art and Feminism Edit-a-thon will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2014 in San Francisco.

Any editors interested in the intersection of feminism and art are welcome. Wikipedians of all experience levels are invited! Experienced editors will be on hand to help new editors.
Bring a friend and a laptop! Come one, come all! Learn more here!

SarahStierch (talk) 09:01, 21 December 2013 (UTC)

Interesting:

King of — Preceding unsigned comment added by 50.0.128.141 (talk) 18:49, 29 December 2013 (UTC)

You're invited! WikiWomen's Edit-a-thon at the University of California, Berkeley[edit]

Saturday, April 5 - WikiWomen's Edit-a-thon at the University of California, Berkeley - You are invited!
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The University of California, Berkeley's Berkeley Center for New Media is hosting our first edit-a-thon, facilitated by WikiWoman Sarah Stierch, on April 5! This event, focused on engaging women to contribute to Wikipedia, will feature a brief Wikipedia policy and tips overview, followed by a fast-paced energetic edit-a-thon. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Please bring your laptop and be prepared to edit about women and women's history!

The event is April 5, from 1-5 PM, at the Berkeley Center for New Media Commons at Moffitt Library.

You must RSVP here - see you there! SarahStierch (talk) 23:33, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

You're invited! Litquake Edit-a-thon in San Francisco[edit]

You are invited!Litquake Edit-a-thonSee you there!
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  In the area? You're invited to
   San Francisco Meetup # 22
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  Date: October 11, 2014
  Time: 1-5 pm
  Place: 149 New Montgomery Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105
  prev: Meetup 21 - next: Meetup 23 | All SF meetups & events

The Edit-a-thon will occur in parallel with Litquake, the San Francisco Bay Area's annual literature festival. Writers from all over the Bay Area and the world will be in town during the nine day festival, so the timing is just right for us to meetup and create/translate/expand/improve articles about literature and writers. All levels of Wikipedia editing experience are welcome. This event will include new editor training. RSVP →here←. --Rosiestep (talk) 03:01, 27 September 2014 (UTC)

SF edit-a-thons on March 7 and 8[edit]

ArtAndFeminism (3/7) and International Women's Day (3/8)!
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Dear fellow Wikipedian,

In celebration of WikiWomen's History Month, the SF Bay Area Wikipedia community has two events in early March -- please consider attending!

First, we have an ArtAndFeminism edit-a-thon, which will take place at the Kadist Art Foundation from 12 noon to 6pm on Saturday, March 7. We'll be one of many sites worldwide participating in this edit-a-thon on March 7th. So join us as we help improve Wikipedia's coverage of women artists and their works!

Second, we will be celebrating International Women's Day with the International Women's Day edit-a-thon on Sunday, March 8 from 1pm to 5pm at the Wikimedia Foundation. Our editing focus will be on women, of course!

I hope to see you there! Rosiestep (talk) - via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:06, 20 February 2015 (UTC)

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