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Wikipedia Johor Meetup 3
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The Wikipedia Johor Meetup 3 (the 7th Wikipedia meetups in Malaysia) was the first Wikipedia meetup held in conjunction with a festival event in Malaysia, the Johor Bahru Writers + Film Festival 2017. The meetup was held on:

  • Event name: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
  • Date: Sunday, 22 October 2017
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Venue: Big Bites Café, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
  • Medium of communication: English

Things to bring[edit]

  • Laptop or tablet
  • Notebook/pen/pencil
  • Portable modem (in case there is no/weak access to Wi-Fi at the venue)
  • Multiple cable extensions (to accommodate other laptop/tablet users of electricity)
  • Camera (for group photo shooting)

Participants[edit]

Topics of discussion[edit]

  • Introduction to Wikimedia Community User Group Malaysia
  • Introduction to Wikipedia (English version) and Welcome! message on User talk page.
  • Introduction to Wikimedia projects (Wikimedia Commons, Wikivoyage, Wikiquote, Wiktionary, Meta-Wiki)
  • Other language versions of Wikipedia and interlinking, including with other Wikimedia Projects and external links
  • Editing, article structures, infobox, creating articles, attaching photos, referencing, WikiProjects classification etc
  • Photo uploading, naming, categorization, Wikipedia-linking etc in Wikimedia Commons
  • Collaboration, discussion, flagging, dispute solving etc among other editors
  • Total articles, redirection, edits contributions checking
  • Do & donts etc in Wikipedia
  • Wikimedia Conference, Wikimania Conference, other Wikimedia Founcation-related events etc
  • Other topics based on request

Minutes of Meeting[edit]

  • Introduction to Wikimedia Community User Group Malaysia and Wikimedia Foundation projects (Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, Wikivoyage etc)
  • Overview of Wikipedian editors in Malaysia statistical data (location, language, contribution etc)
  • Introduction to Wikipedia website layout and the major user interface buttons
  • Overview of Wikipedia donation page and emphasize that all Wikimedia-related project works are completely voluntary and free of charge
  • Demonstration to create user page and its Welcome! message as the first guideline
  • Discussion on the place to practice editing Wikipedia (sandbox)
  • Demonstration on creating one simple (stub-class) Wikipedia article with infobox, categorization, photo upload and WikiProject classification/evaluation
  • Discussion on who are the administrator in Wikipedia to check and verify articles
  • Discussion on visit to introduce Wikipedia to students in universities around Johor
  • Discussion on various languages in Wikipedia and the needs for translation to other language of Wikipedia
  • The needs to make proper guideline in introducing Wikipedia editing for the first time
  • The needs to make listing of code meanings in Wikipedia article creation/editing

Articles created[edit]

Photos uploaded[edit]

Glulam Gallery










Transportation[edit]

Public transport[edit]

Self driving[edit]

- Key-in Big Bites Cafe in Waze or Google Map
- Coordinate: 1°27'23.8"N 103°45'51.8"E

See also[edit]