Join us at the American Chemical Society for an edit-a-thon to improve coverage of notable chemists on Wikipedia. All are welcome to participate, newcomer and veteran alike. Bring your laptop! Check out the event's Meetup page.
Where and When
- American Chemical Society – 1155 16th Street NW.
- Metro Station: Farragut North (Red Line) or McPherson Square (Orange and Blue Lines)
- Guests will be asked to sign in at the security desk.
- Meet at ACS's Marvel Halls.
- Saturday, July 12 from 10 AM to 4 PM
- Harej (talk) 13:06, 17 June 2014 (UTC)
- KLindblom (talk) 21:32, 20 June 2014 (UTC)
- Antony–22 (talk⁄contribs) 18:55, 29 June 2014 (UTC)
- Taylordw (talk) 15:53, 7 July 2014 (UTC)
- John M. (via email)
- Nancy M. (via email)
- Joan C. (via email)
- Moriasmith (talk) 18:55, 10 July 2014 (UTC)
- CourtneyOSwecker (talk) 13:43, 12 July 2014 (UTC)
- Nancy B. (via email)
- econterms (talk) 21:36, 9 July 2014 (UTC)
- Friend of Smokey the Bear (hooray!!) ~ who's gonna stop the forest fire?
- Djembayz (talk) 12:51, 12 July 2014 (UTC) (arriving later)
- Association Chemist (talk) 14:31, 12 July 2014 (UTC)
Articles to create
- Thomas J. Barton (President of ACS)
Journals and magazines:
Articles to work on
- A list of articles about chemists is available on the List of chemists page.
- A list of requested articles about chemists is available on the Wikipedia:Requested articles/Natural sciences/Chemistry page.
- Some Nobel Prize winners in chemistry have very short articles.
- Many Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology winners have no articles.
- Priestley Medal
- Tolman Award
- Presidents of the American Chemical Society
- United States National Chemistry Olympiad
- Melvin Mooney Distinguished Technology Award
- ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences
- Division of Chemical Health and Safety
- E. V. Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry
- Garvan–Olin Medal
- John E. Bercaw
- Irving Langmuir
- Elias James Corey
- Linus Pauling
- Willard Libby
- ACS library resources will be available in hardcopy
- ACS Awards (indicating notability; click "Search All Awards" to locate a specific subject), http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards.html
- ACS National Historic Chemical Landmarks, http://www.acs.org/landmarks
- NobelPrize.org, http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/
- Chemical Heritage Foundation collections, http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/collections/index.aspx
- CHF Women in Chemistry, http://www.chemheritage.org/research/policy-center/oral-history-program/projects/women-in-chemistry.aspx
- About.com, Famous Chemists, (indicating notability) http://chemistry.about.com/od/historyofchemistry/a/famouschemists.htm
- Biography.com, Chemists, (indicating notability) http://www.biography.com/people/groups/scientists-chemists
- Thomas J. Barton
- Rainbow Herbicides
- Edited Neil Bartlett (chemist)
- Davis-Beirut reaction -- expanded article with wikilinks and sources ; it was co-discovered by Makhluf Haddadin
- Wikipedia:WikiProject_Resource_Exchange/Resource_Request -- (added a needed References section and Category)
- Katharine Burr Blodgett -- added citation
- Donna Nelson -- expanded
- Robert Curl -- expanded 5x and off to DYK