Wikipedia:Meetup/Pittsburgh Wikipedia Redd-up-a-thon

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Event Details[edit]

WHO: We invite anyone from the Pittsburgh region.

WHAT:This Edit-a-thon series will focus on improving and creating pages related to the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, its history, politics, locations, and personalities. A workshop will be held: for beginners, including an introductory tutorial on editing Wikipedia pages including adding references, copyediting, and general improvements (get the slides for the beginner tutorial).


  • November 4, 2017, visit us at a table on using historic Pittsburgh library resources on Wikipedia as part of the Historic Pittsburgh Fair (part of Open Access Week 2017). Table presenters will be live-editing pages based on the list below and encouraging visitors to learn about Wikipedia editing.


IMPORTANT: Please RSVP by adding your name to the list below. Potential participants are also strongly encouraged to create an account prior to the event.

AFTER THE EVENT: Please let us know which pages you edit and help us report back about the event! Take the survey here.

Target Pages[edit]

Note that these are suggestions of pages that need some cleanup or expansion. Feel free to target any pages that are of interest to you.

Open Resources Available[edit]


Visitors from November 4, 2017[edit]

Did you visit our table at the Historic Pittsburgh Fair on November 4, 2017? If so, leave your signature here!

RSVP List: February 24, 2017[edit]

RSVP List: 2016 November 2, 2016[edit]

  • ^ "Guide to the Records of Pittsburgh Theaters: Nixon, Alvin and Pitt, 1906-1972 (bulk 1919-1929) | Historic Pittsburgh". Retrieved 2017-10-11.