Wikipedia:Meetup/Missoula/Wiki Loves Libraries 2013

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Wiki Loves Libraries 2013:
Missoula Public Library Wikipedia Workshop
Missoula Glacial Missoula shorelines on Mount Sentinel.jpg
When and Where
DateFriday, January 4, 2013
AddressMissoula Public Library Main Branch, 301 E. Main Street
City, StateMissoula, Montana (59802)

In conjunction with Wiki Loves Libraries (WLL), an initiative for improved Wikimedia engagement with libraries and archives, the Missoula Public Library will be hosting a Workshop and edit-athon on Friday, January 4, 2013 from 3:30-5:30pm at the Missoula Public Library Main Branch in Missoula, Montana.


How to edit: Links and resources for Wikipedians in Montana[edit]

Suggested articles[edit]

Invitation, RSVP, and press coverage[edit]


Missoula Glacial Missoula shorelines on Mount Sentinel.jpg <font=3>WIKIPEDIA LOVES LIBRARIES: MISSOULA PUBLIC LIBRARY WIKIPEDIA WORKSHOP!
You're invited to participate in Wikipedia Loves Libraries 2013, a workshop and edit-athon hosted by Missoula Public Library for the purpose of improving National Register of Historic Places listings in Montana and stubs relating to Montana. No prior experience needed! The event will take place on Friday, January 4, 2013 from 3:30-5:30pm at the Missoula Public Library Main Branch in Missoula, Montana. You can view details about this Wiki Loves Libraries event here. Be sure to RSVP and share the results of your work HERE.

Press coverage[edit]

  • Ira Sather-Olson (2012-12-30). "Shelf life: Eager editors can improve Wikipedia". Missoulian. Retrieved 2013-01-05.
  • Betsy Cohen (2013-01-02). "Missoula residents offered crash course in Wikipedia editing". Missoulian. Retrieved 2013-01-05.


  1. Djembayz, of Wikimedia DC. Feel free to contact me directly for additional information.
  2. Mttartaruga
  3. Lastchild8
  4. GeoloArch
  5. Ginkgomt
  6. GeoKaplan
  7. Mm3fre (talk) 00:18, 5 January 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]


  1. Outside2
  2. User:Hyacinth
  3. User:Dlabtot
  4. [Your name or Wikipedia user name here]

Attending remotely (editing on Montana topics from offsite)[edit]

  1. User:MONGO
  2. Tim1965
  3. Wikidcat (talk) 18:55, 3 January 2013 (UTC)]Reply[reply]
  4. Erincasey (talk) 18:57, 3 January 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  5. MTKotekan (talk) 18:58, 3 January 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]


  1. Glacierman (talk) 21:11, 27 December 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Videos and links for getting a head start on the event[edit]

If you are someone who enjoys learning on your own, this tutorial will make it much easier to start editing.

Just click edit[edit]

  • 1 min 6 s
  • 1 min 23 s

User names / create an account[edit]

  • 49 s
  • 2 min 37 sec

Results / Outcomes[edit]

Albert May House-- uploaded at event
Albert May House sign-- uploaded at event
  1. Nine new users!
  2. Thirty-five attendees!
  3. Satellite event for staff at Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
  4. New article: Albert May House
  5. New article: Great Falls Central High School
  6. New article: Ursuline Academy (Great Falls, Montana)
  7. Copyediting of Bently Spang, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, Cheyenne people
  8. Two new photos uploaded!

See also[edit]