Wikipedia:Meetup/Boston/MIT Art+Feminism 2018

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Join the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries for our 2018 Art+Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon on March 30, 2018.


What: Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon, focused on artists’ books and the artists who make them. Join us for a talk by Anna Boutin-Cooper, Librarian for SA+P at MIT, about artists’ books in the MIT Libraries collection, followed by an introduction to editing Wikipedia. We will then write and edit articles about women artists and their works. Though we will have a special focus on artists' books, any topic is welcome.

When: Friday, March 30, 2018, 1-4pm. Artists' Book talk at 1:30; introduction to Wikipedia editing at 2:00.

Where: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA, 14N-132 (building 14N, room 132).

What to bring: bring your laptop, or use the computers in the room. Training and snacks will be provided.

MIT Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon
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DateMarch 30, 2018
Time1pm-4pm
(drop-in any time!)
AddressMIT 14N-132
City, StateCambridge, Massachusetts

Schedule[edit]

Approximate schedule:

  • 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!

Participant list/registration[edit]

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

Dashboard - https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/courses/MIT/Art_and_Feminism_Wikipedia_Edit-a-thon/home


Participants:

Articles created or improved[edit]

To-Do[edit]

  • Previous Art+Feminism edit-a-thon to do list

Resources[edit]

Additional Tutorials:

Resources from the MIT libraries[edit]