Wikipedia:Meetup/Kedah 1

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Wikipedia Kedah Meetup 1
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The Wikipedia Kedah Meetup 1 (the 21st Wikipedia meetups in Malaysia) was the first Wikipedia meetup held in the state of Kedah. This was also the first Malaysia meetup in the year 2019. The meetup was held on:

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]

  • Chongkian
  • 50 UUM staffs and students from the School of Computing

Topics of discussion[edit]

Wikipedia and Wikimedia Foundation Projects and Their Relevance to the Academia.

Minutes of Meeting[edit]

  • Overview of Wikimedia Community User Group Malaysia
  • Overview of some Wikimedia Foundation projects (Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, Wikivoyage, Wikidata)
  • Content of a Wikipedia article (introduction, history, examples etc) and its interlinking with Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata
  • Minimum notability in which an entity can have its Wikipedia article
  • Categorization in Wikimedia Commons and how we can develop it to cover various sectors in life and from different point of view (time, location, type)
  • Database listing and development in Wikidata for research purpose
  • Show how Wikipedia can help an establishment by having it more visible within any random search engine's search result
  • How articles are being properly kept and controlled in Wikipedia
  • Minimum requirement for newbies to contribute to Wikipedia
  • Introduction to the welcoming message (starter kit for new editors)
  • Venues to ask for assistance, guidance and help
  • Small example of editing existing Wikipedia article and add reference to it
  • Future meetups with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) student chapter of UUM and Universiti Malaysia Perlis

Transportation[edit]

Public transport[edit]

The university is accessible directly by public bus from Alor Setar bus terminal. Within the university ground, there is university shuttle bus going around the campus passing through many major faculties.

Self driving[edit]

- Key-in UUM CAS OFFICE in Waze or Internetworks Research Laboratory in Google Map
- Address: Internetworks Research Laboratory, School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia
- Coordinate: 6°28′03.6″N 100°30′24.2″E / 6.467667°N 100.506722°E / 6.467667; 100.506722

Disability access[edit]

The meetup venue is located on the ground floor with easy wheelchair access, equipped with toilet on the same floor. It is a staircase-type hall with chairs available on the lowest ground floor.

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