Wikipedia:Meetup/Los Angeles/ArtAndFeminism 2016/Kappe Library

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Women in Architecture #wikiD
2016 Art+Feminism
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
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When and Where
DateSaturday, March 5, 2016
Time1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
AddressKappe Library
Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)
960 East 3rd Street
City, StateLos Angeles, CA 90013

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Saturday, March 5, 2016
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Location: Kappe Library, Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), 960 East 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
  • Hosts: The Association for Women in Architecture + Design (AWA+D) and SCI-Arc

Please bring a laptop with you!

What to expect[edit]

JOIN US! AWA+D and the Kappe Library at SCI-Arc are hosting a Women in Architecture #wikiD writing workshop, a global campaign for improving and increasing Wikipedia articles pertaining to the lives and works of women in architecture and the built environment.

Wikipedia training begins the workshop on how to write and edit Wikipedia entries, followed by entry writing.

Bring your laptop, power cord, and published information (bio, books, articles, etc.) about women whom you would like to write about. If you don't already have information, don't worry -- you may use the Kappe Library resources to do research! Please create a Wikipedia account before attending! In the past, there have been issues when a lot of people in one location create usernames. Wikipedia thinks it spam and doesn’t like it!

List of articles to edit[edit]

Below is a list of articles that would benefit from edits and expansion during the edit-a-thon, but you are welcome to work on anything you like.
Please note: This is a crowdsourced list. You can help us by adding to it!

See also: Wikipedia:Meetup/ArtAndFeminism/Tasks

To create:

To improve:

Resources for editing[edit]

Articles improved[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Cherie Kluesing -- Keith D (talk)
  2. Greta Magnusson-Grossman -- Lindskmiller01 (talk)
  3. Maria Bergson -- Sslib (talk)
  4. Norma Merrick Sklarek -- Sslib (talk)
  5. Virginia Tanzmann -- Seacactus 13 (talk), Architrix (talk)

Articles created[edit]

Alphabetical by first letter

  1. Cherie Kluesing -- Lisagimmy (talk)
  2. Elena Manferdini -- Architrix (talk)
  3. Virginia Tanzmann -- Rscooli (talk)

External links[edit]

Participants - Sign Up Here![edit]

Prior to the event:

  1. Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
    No? Create a Wikipedia account
    Yes? Go to Step #2
  2. 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
  3. Please also RSVP to archivist@awaplusd.org for a map and parking instructions.
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. Architrix (talk) 22:21, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  2. Brownhh (talk) 22:25, 5 March 2016 (UTC) -- Brownhh
  3. Lindskmiller01 (talk) 22:22, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  4. Lisagimmy (talk) 22:19, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  5. Ninabriggs (talk) 22:20, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
  6. rscooli (talk) (Co-organizer)
  7. Sslib (Sarah Sherman) (talk) 23:23, 1 March 2016 (UTC)
  8. SvobodaspanbocK (talk) 22:28, 5 March 2016 (UTC)