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Edit-a-thon for Notable Chemists and Chemistry

at the 250th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting & Exposition
Join us for a training and editing session to improve coverage of notable chemists and chemistry topics on Wikipedia.
As one of the web’s most visited reference sites, Wikipedia serves as a starting point for many non-scientists to learn about chemistry topics. Wikipedia is an openly editable resource, meaning that you can improve the quality and accuracy of Wikipedia entries. During this training, attendees will learn the basics of how to edit Wikipedia entries and be given time to practice their skills with experienced Wikipedians.
Those who wish to participate on-site must register. 15 seats will be available to the public on a first-to-register basis. (See below for instructions.)


Wednesday, August 19, 2015 from 1:30 to 5:30 PM


Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Room 102B 415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210 Transit: World Trade Center station (MBTA Silver Line) You may also join us remotely from wherever you are!


All are welcome to participate, newcomer and veteran alike.

On-site attendees[edit]

Updated 07/28/2015: Those who wish to participate on-site must register in advance for the edit-a-thon, as seating will be limited to 50 attendees. 15 spaces will be reserved for the general public; the remainder will be assigned to ACS National Meeting attendees on a first come basis.
Register by email to k_lindblom (at) When confirmed, participants will be instructed to add their Wikipedia user names below.
  1. KLindblom (talk) 21:28, 25 June 2015 (UTC) (organizer)
  2. Walkerma (talk) (I can work as a trainer if needed)
  3. ChemLibrarian (talk) 01:35, 1 July 2015 (UTC) (I can work as a trainer too if needed.)
  4. User:123SM
  5. User: Dr_rob001
  6. Dsgottfried (talk) 13:34, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
  7. User:anselus
  8. Antony–22 (talkcontribs) 15:53, 17 August 2015 (UTC)
  9. Winner 42 Talk to me! 01:03, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  10. User:DrRubidium
  11. ChemSciGuy
  12. Cmcfaul (talk) 19:31, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  13. Lukejodonnell (talk) 20:02, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
  14. User:Sisterchemist3
  15. User:Nblountindc
  16. User:JanHistPresidentsProject

Remote attendees[edit]

Remote attendees are welcome to participate in the edit-a-thon, but will not have access to the live presentation and trainers. Please enter your Wikipedia user name below.
  1. User:Zero914
  2. user:DMacks
  3. User:Adam (Wiki Ed)


Attendees may come and go throughout the session but instructions will be provided only during the first hour. Bring your laptop! Snacks will be provided.

Your Hosts[edit]

Sponsored by the ACS Office of Public Affairs, ACS Division of Chemical Information (CINF), and ACS Committee on Public Relations and Communications (CPRC).

Articles to work on[edit]

Articles closely related to ACS that might pose conflict of interest problems: American Chemical Society, Chemical Abstracts Service, ACS journals, award categories, and other ACS programs and services should not be edited by ACS employees. Individuals are reminded that conflict of interest editing is strongly discouraged. This includes edits to articles about yourself, your employer, and others with which you have a relationship.





Congratulations! Your work will help others to learn about an notable chemistry or chemistry subject!

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