Wikipedia:Meetup/Boston/fourthlowell editathon

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Join the Pollard Memorial Library and UMass Lowell Library for our final Lowell History Edit-a-thon!
We will work to improve Wikipedia's entries about Lowell, MA. We will be using local sources and library resources to bring more of Lowell to 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: Pawtucketville neighborhood of Lowell

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.

Event Details[edit]

There is a lot of history in the city of Lowell from the Industrial Revolution and Textile Mills to Jack Kerouac and Mill Girls. So many local residents love studying and sharing this history of the city. We want to take your knowledge and help you improve Wikipedia by locating sources, improving entries and adding photos. This is the final edit-a-thon we are running in this series.

About Us[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Please remember to bring a laptop and power supply. Some computers will be available for those who don't have their own laptop.

10:00- 11:30am: breakfast served

11:30am - 1pm: lunch served

3:30-3:45pm: Wrap-up and thank yous

Logistics[edit]

  • 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 organizers: 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/wikipediaeditathons

Sign up[edit]

Attending[edit]

Kobuu (talk) 20:04, 11 March 2015 (UTC)

Participating Remotely[edit]

Regrets[edit]

Anastasia [Missionedit] (talk) 02:44, 28 March 2015 (UTC)

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