Wikipedia:Meetup/Cincinnati/NIOSH 2019

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Hear in Cincinnati Edit-a-thon

Part of the Wiki4WorldHearingDay campaign in honor of World Hearing Day

Sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Join us in making information about hearing freely available to everyone to celebrate World Hearing Day 2019. Help us improve Wikipedia content related to hearing, hearing health services, hearing testing, preventive and treatment interventions. Participants are also encouraged to translate pages from the English Wikipedia into other languages. Contributions done during January and February 2019 will be highlighted in the World Hearing Day 2019 report of activities. Even small contributions help and you can start today!
Friday, February 22, 2019 at 8:30 AM–12 PM EST
Recording can be viewed at


Vernon Manor Building, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Room VM 2.020
400 Oak Street, Cincinnati
You may also join us remotely from wherever you are!

Please sign in[edit]

Once you've clicked the 'Sign in' button, scroll down on the following page and click 'Save changes'. Your username will automatically be added to the list of attendees.

On the day of the edit-a-thon, click the button below to have your edits counted!
Join this event!


All times are AM EST.

  • 8:30: Welcome and Introduction to Hear in Cincinnati
Robert W. Keith, Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Cincinnati
Thais Morata, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati
  • 9:00: Panel Discussion: References in a nutshell: locating the best evidence from hearing research
Jennifer Dawson, Wikipedia Consultant for Cochrane, Ottawa
Chuck Kardous, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati
John Eichwald, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities and National Center for Environmental Health, Atlanta
  • 9:30: Hands-on Workshop: contributing to Wiki4WorldHearingDay2019
John P. Sadowski, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Washington DC
  • 10–12: Editing!

Articles to work on[edit]

Your contributions to the edit-a-thon can cover any hearing or noise topic. There is an emphasis both on improving and translating articles. Instructions and worklists are at the links below.


Basics on editing Wikipedia[edit]

Suggestions for sources to cite[edit]

Cochrane Reviews

Select Cochrane Reviews not currently in Wikipedia[edit]


Congratulations! Your work will help others to learn about hearing topics! See the campaign's dashboard; outcomes will also be listed here.