Wikipedia:Meetup/Columbus/United Nations Day Edit-a-thon 2016

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Wikipedia Connection's
United Nations Day Edit-a-thon at
Ohio State University
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When and Where
Time1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
AddressOhio State University
18th Avenue Library
Room 350
Ohio State University
175 West 18th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
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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:

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.

Event information[edit]

  • 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...[edit]

  • 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.


Group photo!
User four tildes (~~~~) to sign your name below!
  1. ~SuperHamster Talk Contribs 09:10, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
  2. LilNors Talk Contribs 09:10, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
  3. Rimmel.Edits Talk 18:47, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
  4. OSU Mom (talk) 19:05, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
  5. Shftin2gear (talk) 19:07, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
  6. IronSphere97 (talk) 19:30, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
  7. Blervis (talk) 19:31, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
  8. LBonds (talk) 19:33, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
  9. Abigailblythe (talk) 19:34, 22 October 2016 (UTC)
  10. AddisWang

List of articles to edit/create[edit]

Poverty & Hunger[edit]



Economic Growth[edit]

  • UNeDocs - Needs significant expansion

Sustainability, Environment & Responsible Consumption[edit]

Justice & Human Rights[edit]

  • Icara 2 - Needs citations, reorganization, and expansion

General U.N. Topics[edit]


Resources for editing[edit]

Editing resources[edit]

Finding topics[edit]


External links[edit]