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Yale Art+Feminism Edit-A-Thon
Yale Art & Architecture Library 3, October 20, 2008.jpg
Yale Art & Architecture Library 3
October 20, 2008
When and Where
DateFriday, March 4, 2016
Time5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
AddressYale University
Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library
180 York Street
City, StateNew Haven, CT 06511

The Yale Art+Feminism Wikipedia Training and Edit-a-thon will take place in the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library on the evening of March 4, 2016. This year's event is open to members of the Yale community.

Event information[edit]

  • Date Friday, March 4, 2016
  • Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Location: Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library, Yale University, 180 York Street, New Haven, CT 06511
  • Twitter Hashtag: #artandfeminism
  • While you are working on an article use #NowEditingAF to tell others what article you’re working on. For example, "Working on the entry for Lorraine O'Grady #NowEditingAF"

Please bring your Yale ID and a laptop with you!

Training sessions[edit]

  • Times: 5:15 pm, 6:15 pm
  • Location: Haas 119 (classroom)

Suggestions for goal-setting[edit]

Here is some information to help you set goals for what you would like to accomplish during the event.

If you have 45 minutes: Attend a training session to learn about Wikipedia

If you have 1 hour: Attend a training and add some citations to an existing article. Or, update image metadata on Wikimedia Commons.

If you have 2 hours: Attend a training and add a few well-cited sentences or a paragraph to an existing article. And/or, try adding an image to an article or updating image metadata on Wikimedia Commons.

If you have 3 hours: Create a new article stub and add a well-cited paragraph.

Self-guided resources for editing[edit]

Training resources[edit]

Guides and Tutorials

Citations and Style guidelines

Formatting shortcuts

Images and photos:

Creating new articles

Not finding what you need here? Try the extensive list of Art+Feminism Editor Resources!

Wikipedia's Policies and Principles[edit]

Wikipedia Help[edit]

For help at the event, look for volunteers with blue nametags. Volunteers are Wikipedia enthusiasts, experts, and Reference Librarians!

For virtual help:

Research resources[edit]

Yale resources[edit]

This list includes Yale Library catalogs and subscription databases. Databases are available on-site or via VPN for Yale affiliates.

  • Quicksearch Books+ (Orbis, Morris) Yale Library catalog. In Books+, use the Location filter to the left to see books in Haas
  • Quicksearch Articles+ (Articles) In Articles+, find articles from a variety of databases, many of which are available as full-text PDFs. Great for newspaper articles, exhibition reviews, and some scholarly articles.
  • Oxford Art Online Go-to encyclopedia for art topics (includes Grove Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists]
  • Art Source Use Art Source to search for articles, many of which are available as full-text PDFs
  • Project MUSE Journal articles and e-books.
  • JSTOR Journal articles and e-books.
  • Arts Databases Find links to more art-focused databases available at Yale.

Open resources[edit]

List of tasks[edit]

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon, and a list of image-related tasks. For more suggestions, see: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Tasks

To see the list of what everyone is working on, look at our Etherpad.

Photographers in the Yale University Art Gallery[edit]

Articles to be created

Articles to be improved

Artists in the Yale University Art Gallery[edit]

Articles to be created

Articles to be improved

Artists in the Yale Center for British Art[edit]

If you work on one of these articles, feel free to mention @YaleBritishArt on Twitter!

Articles to be created

Articles to be improved

Add images to an existing article May Already find uploaded here

Artists in the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library[edit]

See Beinecke Digital Collections.

Articles to be created

Articles to be improved

Yale School of Art Alumni[edit]

Articles to be created

Articles to be improved

Yale College Alumnae[edit]

Articles to be improved

ENGL 149 / LING 109: History of the English Language[edit]

Articles to be improved


Please add any articles you worked on to the lists below. Say a few words about what you did and don't forget to sign your username by typing four ~.

Articles improved[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Alma Lavenson -- Acevedo.e.carlos (talk)
  2. Anoka Faruqee -- Triplingual (talk)
  3. Carrie Mae Weems -- Artstuffmatters (talk)
  4. Catherine Opie -- Popcorn20 (talk), Acevedo.e.carlos (talk)
  5. Catherine Yass -- Acevedo.e.carlos (talk)
  6. Deborah Willis -- Artstuffmatters (talk)
  7. Flannery O'Connor -- Ilovelucy1997 (talk)
  8. Hrotsvitha -- Added citations, fixed grammar -- Samuel.leander (talk)
  9. Hyperbole and a Half -- Minor edits to grammar -- VanDamocles (talk)
  10. Jan Groover -- Acevedo.e.carlos (talk)
  11. Joan of Geneva -- Made minor improvements by adding birth date and citations -- Samuel.leander (talk)
  12. Judith Wright -- Orkinus (talk)
  13. Kate Beaton -- Charlie k94 (talk)
  14. Kate Beaton -- charlie_k94 (talk)
  15. Lola Alvarez Bravo -- Acevedo.e.carlos (talk)
  16. Louise Bennett-Coverley -- Emiskell (talk)
  17. Marcia Lucas -- VanDamocles (talk)
  18. Susannah Hays -- Acevedo.e.carlos (talk)
  19. Suzanne Duchamp -- Annabanona5 (talk)
  20. Tracey Emin -- Njones89 (talk)
  21. Zora Cross -- Njones89 (talk)
  22. Zora Neale Hurston -- Ilovelucy1997 (talk)

New articles created[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Jocelyn Lee -- Hhgendron (talk)
  2. Draft:Roberta Frank
  3. Draft:Amy Cordova


Fill out our feedback survey to help us plan future events!

For more information, please contact Aap1890.

Safe Space Policy and Resources[edit]

External links[edit]

Participants - Sign Up Here![edit]

Sign here to help us learn more about how users interact with Wikipedia! If you sign up, we can observe how your username uses the Wikimedia projects during and after this event. This will help us to better measure the effectiveness of this event and similar programs. This means that your publicly available activity and the information you share with us during this event may be processed by the Wikimedia Foundation, Art+Feminism, and the organizers of the local event, and may be transferred to or from the US and other countries that may not have the same level of privacy regulation that your country does. However, we will not share your information with third parties or publicly unless it's in aggregated or anonymized form.
Prior to the event:

  1. Register on the Yale event page: You may register on this Yale event page if you do not have a Wikipedia account yet.
  2. Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
    No? Create a Wikipedia account
    Yes? Go to Step #3
  3. Sign up! Add your Wikipedia User Name to this section by clicking the blue button below (follow instructions). Your name will be added to the bottom of this page
Don't worry! If you haven't edited Wikipedia before and don't have a Wikipedia User Name yet, we will help you on the day of the event! And remember to have fun!

  1. Aap1890 (talk) 21:22, 14 December 2015 (UTC)
  2. infocarlos (talk) 22:01, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  3. Annabanona5 (talk) 22:42, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  4. Anne Ekaterina (talk) 22:14, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  5. Charlie k94 (talk) 22:16, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  6. Deekayarr (talk) 18:14, 25 February 2016 (UTC)
  7. Jehochman Talk 22:41, 14 January 2016 (UTC)
  8. K mejia c (talk)
  9. Njones89 (talk) 00:05, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  10. Orkinus (talk) 22:10, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  11. Ph1l3br1st (talk) 22:23, 2 March 2016 (UTC)
  12. Samuel.leander (talk) 23:05, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
  13. Triplingual (talk) 20:33, 13 January 2016 (UTC)
  14. Artstuffmatters (talk)