Wikipedia:Meetup/Boston/Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Editathon at UMass Lowell

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Join the UMass Lowell Library for our Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Edit-a-thon!
We will work to improve Wikipedia's entries about Latino Americans, places, and events connected to that history. We will be using local sources and library resources to bring improve Wikipedia.

When: Saturday, March 28, 2015, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where: UMass Lowell O'Leary Library on South Campus, Room 140, 61 Wilder St. Lowell, MA 01854

Focus: Latino American people, places, and events!

Snacks? Yes! Snacks in the morning and pizza for lunch.

You do not need to be an experienced Wikipedia editor in order to attend, just bring a willingness to learn. We will provide training on how to find resources, how to edit entries, and how to add your personal photos to Wikipedia entries.

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This is our final event in our Latino Americans: 500 Years of History series this winter. We will be editing entries related to the documentary series.

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Feel free to bring your own laptop and power supply. Computers will be available for those who don't have their own laptop.

10:00- 11:30am: breakfast served

11:30am: lunch served

1:00pm: Wrap-up and thank yous

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  • What to Bring: Attendees should bring their own laptops and power cords. Bring any personal photos or sources you think may be helpful.
  • Contact the organizer: If you have questions ahead of time, contact sara_marks@uml.edu or. For directions and help finding the building on the day of, call
  • Registration and more information;" http://uml.beta.libguides.com/la500editathon

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