Wikipedia:Meetup/Columbus/United Nations Day Edit-a-thon 2016
|When and Where|
|Time||1:30 pm – 5:00 pm|
|Address||Ohio State University|
18th Avenue Library
Ohio State University
175 West 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
|Facebook Event Page||Link|
Join us in Columbus as we recognize United Nations Day by improving Wikipedia articles on the United Nations programs, history, and countries!
Planning on attending? Please take a few seconds and register here.
On October 22, Wikipedia Connection will be hosting a United Nations Day Edit-a-thon in recognition of United Nations Day, a day dedicated to the work of the United Nations. We will be focusing on improving articles related to:
- United Nations programs, resolutions, and history
- Sustainable Development Goals
- Country demographics and relations
Food, refreshments, and raffle prizes will be available. Please take a few seconds to RSVP here. Anyone with an interest in the cause and editing is welcome to join - no prior editing experience is required!
Please be aware of our Friendly Space Policy. This event is not affiliated or endorsed by the United Nations.
- 1 Event information
- 2 Participants
- 3 List of articles to edit/create
- 4 Resources for editing
- 5 Outcomes
- 6 External links
- Date: Saturday, October 22nd
- Time: 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
- Location: 18th Avenue Library, Room 350
- Information for Non-OSU Wikipedians
- Who should participate:
- Everyone is welcome! While this event takes place on campus and is run by a university student organization, you do not have to be affiliated with the Ohio State University to attend. We welcome students, faculty, staff, and Wikipedians from all around the area to join us, regardless of skill level.
- What to expect:
- The goal of this event is to improve Wikipedia articles related to the United Nations, Sustainable Development Goals, & country demographics and relations.
- The event will begin with a presentation of Wikipedia a quick guide to editing - previous editing experience not required!
- You don't have to attend the whole time - if you've got somewhere to be or will arrive late, no problem!
- Food, snacks, and refreshments will be provided, along with some goodies.
- Vegetarian options will be available. Please contact SuperHamster if you have any other dietary needs.
- Cost: Free (Please register here!)
- Hosts: Wikipedia Connection organizers
- Please bring a laptop with you!
Special thanks to...
- Our club officers and members.
- Ohio State's Libraries:
- Joshua Sadvari & Research Commons staff
- Leigh Bonds, Digital Humanities
- Ann Marie Davis, Japanese Studies
- The Wikimedia Foundation & Wiki Education Foundation for resources
- Office of Student Life and the Student Activity Fee for funding for this particular event.
- User four tildes (
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- ~SuperHamster Talk Contribs 09:10, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
- LilNors Talk Contribs 09:10, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
- Rimmel.Edits Talk 18:47, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
- OSU Mom (talk) 19:05, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
- Shftin2gear (talk) 19:07, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
- IronSphere97 (talk) 19:30, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
- Blervis (talk) 19:31, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
- LBonds (talk) 19:33, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
- Abigailblythe (talk) 19:34, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
List of articles to edit/create
Poverty & Hunger
- International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - Needs expansion and more citations
- Integrated Food Security Phase Classification - Needs citations and general cleanup
- High-Level Conference on World Food Security - Needs expansion
- Incheon declaration - Needs expansion, additional sources, and references in other articles
- International Bureau of Education - Needs citations
- United Nations Girls' Education Initiative - Needs expansion, reorganization, and additional citations
- International Year of Microcredit - Needs citations
- UNeDocs - Needs significant expansion
Sustainability, Environment & Responsible Consumption
- Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment - Needs expansion
Justice & Human Rights
- Icara 2 - Needs citations, reorganization, and expansion
General U.N. Topics
- The Peacekeepers (film) - Needs expansion and citations
- United Nations Security Council veto power - Needs citations and fact checking
- Binding Triad - Needs more sources and general cleanup
- International Programme on Chemical Safety - Needs expansion
- Anything in Category:United Nations stubs
- Create and expand UN Security Council Resolutions (see Template:UNSCR for directory)
- Search through Category:Bilateral relations; many articles may need expansion, updating, and sourcing.
Resources for editing
- Writing an article
- Biographies of living people
- Cheatsheet for editing Wikipedia
- Verifying reliable sources
- Chen Jian (diplomat) - new article, translated from the Chinese Wikipedia
- Xie Qimei - new article, translated from the Chinese Wikipedia
- Bi Jilong - new article, translated from the Chinese Wikipedia
- UNeDocs - updated with sources and info on project suspension
- United Nations Economic Commission for Europe - fixed formatting and incorrect information
- The Peacekeepers (film) - expanded, added infobox, and uploaded cover
- Bettina Tucci Bartsiotas - expanded with career history
- Transnational efforts to prevent human trafficking - added sections for Greece and Serbia
- International Day for the Eradication of Poverty - edited section on participation of the impoverished
- Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment - expanded
- United Nations Girls' Education Initiative - expanded
- High-Level Conference on World Food Security - expanded
- Louise Arbour - added reference using Citation Hunt
- Carlos P. Romulo - added reference using Citation Hunt
- H. V. Evatt - added reference using Citation Hunt
- Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann - added reference using Citation Hunt
- United Nations in popular culture - added reference using Citation Hunt
- Incheon declaration - expanded with information on declaration's content