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Introductory training[edit]

Session 1[edit]

12 December 2013 Yorkshire Museum Library

Aimed at YPS volunteers, open to curators.

The session will run roughly as follows:

  • 10:00 - 10:15 - Set up and introductions
  • 10:15 - 10:45 - Wikipedia the basics: Talk from Pat
  • 10:45 - 12:00 - 'My first edit': Creating an account, finding help and making the first edit.

Attendees[edit]

Whole workshop

Introduction only

  • Graham ? - YPS
  • Evelyn Lee - YPS
  • Gene ? - YPS

For follow-up session[edit]

  • Harry Robertson - YPS
  • Fiona Burton - Volunteer coordinator
  • Laura Turner - Curator of Art

Session 2[edit]

28 February 2014 Yorkshire Museum Library

Aimed at volunteers, open to curators and other staff.

15 places available

Things to remember

  • Bring a wifi enabled laptop (and the charger) if you have one
  • Library rules - no pens, bags or coats apply as normal
  • You can learn a little in advance from the Resources section of the project page
  • If you feel confidant you can sign up for a Wikipedia account in advance.

Rough schedule[edit]

  • 10:00 - 10:15 - Set up and introductions
  • 10:15 - 10:45 - Wikipedia the basics: Talk from Pat
  • 10:45 - 12:00 - 'My first edit': Using your account and making the first edit.


  • 13:00 - 15:45 - Workshop session. Continuing editing, finding help, adding pictures.
  • 15:45 - 16:00 - Wash-up and feedback.

Attendees[edit]

Whole workshop

  • Laura Turner - Curator of Art
  • Kirstie Blything - Volunteers Assistant
  • Rebecca Lumby - Volunteer Library Steward
  • Amy Lang - Volunteer coordinator
  • Julian Hodgson - Volunteer
  • Julia Wait - Volunteer
  • David Rowe - YPS
  • Barbara Boize - Geology Volunteer
  • Ruth Mather - Volunteer
  • Emily Parton - Numismatics Volunteer

Introduction only

  • Harry Robertson - YPS
  • Fiona Burton - Volunteer coordinator

For follow-up session[edit]