Wikipedia:Meetup/Boston/MIT Art+Feminism 2018
Join the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries for our 2018 Art+Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon on March 30, 2018.
When: Friday, March 30, 2018, 1-4pm. Artists' Book talk at 1:30; introduction to Wikipedia editing at 2:00.
What to bring: bring your laptop, or use the computers in the room. Training and snacks will be provided.
|Date||March 30, 2018|
(drop-in any time!)
|City, State||Cambridge, Massachusetts|
- 1:00-1:30 -- get settled, get started, introduction to library resources, create Wikipedia accounts
- 1:30-2:00 -- Talk and demonstration by Anna Boutin-Cooper, Librarian for SA+P at MIT, about artists’ books in the MIT Libraries collection
- 2:00-2:30 -- Introduction to editing Wikipedia (talk and demonstration)
- 2:30-4:00 -- edit Wikipedia!
Please add your Wikipedia username below (signatures are created by saving four tildes [~] in a row). If you haven't edited Wikipedia before, we will help you register for a new Wikipedia editing account on the day-of. You can also register here
Remote participation is also encouraged. Participate virtually, from anywhere, by adding your username to this page and working on some suggested articles!
Hashtags: #artandfeminism #noweditingAF
- phoebe / (talk to me) 20:40, 20 February 2018 (UTC)
- Gkuriger (talk) 21:22, 20 February 2018 (UTC)
- librariahna (talk)
- Girona7 (talk) 04:11, 6 March 2018 (UTC) (Will be participating remotely)
- Xplorecre84give (talk) 17:06, 26 March 2018 (UTC)
- Voltaireloving (talk) (will be participating remotely)
- Gcamelot (talk) 17:17, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
- Anne H Graham (talk) 18:08, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
- Jfcarrano (talk) 18:13, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
- FuniHistory (talk) 19:41, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
- ~~~~ add your name here
Articles created or improved
- Check out other Art+Feminism dashboards to see overall progress and what others have been working on.
- Wikipedia:WikiProject Women in Red/Architecture
- WikiProject Women in Red/Architects
- Women Book Artists
- Iris van Herpen - article written like an ad
- New Yorker profile Sept. 25, 2017 - print copy available at edit-a-thon
- Helen Molesworth (curator of contemporary art, recently fired from The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles)
- Jacqueline Casey (graphic designer, MIT)
- Muriel Cooper ("the design heroine you've probably never heard of", co-founder of MIT Media Lab)
- Use new Center for Advanced Visual Studies website for research - http://act.mit.edu/cavs
- Gisele Amantea (artist) - create new article - book at edit-a-thon
- Orly Genger (artist) - expand article
- Martha Cooper (photojournalist especially of graffiti/street art) - expand stub article
- Punto Urban Art Museum (open air museum in Salem, MA) - create new article
- Mentioned here - https://www.soldmagny.com/single-post/2018/03/06/Miamis-Golden-Boy
- Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/urban.art.museum/
- Sarah Freeman Clarke - draft previously deleted, need to emphasize notability and importance
- Use previous article to start - http://speedydeletion.wikia.com/wiki/Draft:Sarah_Freeman_Clarke
- Dance related resource / archive to explore - Jacob's Pillow Archive
- Use the newly published second edition of the internet tool Dictionary of Art Historians. Links may have changed from the first edition - possibly need to update links in Wikipedia.
- to do this: find a broken link from this link https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?target=https%3A%2F%2Fdictionaryofarthistorians.org%2F&title=Special%3ALinkSearch
- then find the correct link in the Dictionary of Art Historians and replace the bad link!
- put your name next to what links are you working on:
- #1-10 - phoebe / (talk to me) 17:16, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
- A-B,K names - Jfcarrano (talk) 18:17, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
- c-f names --FuniHistory (talk) 18:35, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
- T -z names Allison.blah (talk) 18:27, 30 March 2018 (UTC) Gkuriger (talk) 19:01, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
- P names EllenLibrarian (talk) 18:40, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
- First Name Starts with: Letter F-J - Xplorecre84give (talk) 18:26, 30 March 2018 (UTC)
- Notability Guidelines for Organizations
- Conflict of Interest policy
- Image Use Policy
- Article Naming & Disambiguation
- Basic tutorial
- More detailed tutorial
- Wikipedia Adventure - a silly but easy and effective tutorial!