Wikipedia:Meetup/Phillips Academy 2016

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The Phillips Academy Brace Center for Gender Studies and Archives and Special Collections are excited to welcome new and experienced Wikipedians, students, and alumni/ae to join us for our Abbot Academy writers Edit-a-thon, taking place Sunday, November 6, 2016, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm in Andover. This Wikipedia editing initiative aims to create, update, and improve Wikipedia articles pertaining to the lives and works of alumnae of Abbot Academy who were writers.

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Sunday, November 6, 2016
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Second Floor, Oliver Wendell Holmes Library, Phillips Academy, 180 Main St, Andover, MA 01810
  • Registration for Alumnae/i:

What to expect[edit]

No Wikipedia editing experience is necessary. If you are unfamiliar with Wikipedia, you can get started by watching these great Beginner Training Videos or with this this training module. Friendly volunteers will be on hand to help answer your editing questions. Refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome.

Please set up an account before the event if at all possible. Very few details are needed: a Username, password, and I'd recommend giving your email, if only to be reminded of your password when you forget it.

Don't have a Wikipedia User Name?

Create a Wikipedia account here

Please bring a laptop with you!

  • Bring your laptop, power cord (and ideas for entries that need updating or creation). We'll also have a few laptops and iPads on hand for participants to use during the live event.

We'll have a selection of print materials and sources on hand at the event.

  • We're going to get copies of some printed reference materials to have on hand at the event for participants to use during the live event.

Attendees[edit]

Please note: Registration is required.

Confirmed[edit]

Please add your Wikipedia username below (signatures are created by saving four tildes [~] in a row). If you haven't edited Wikipedia before, we will help you register for a new Wikipedia editing account on the day of the session.

  1. PAarchives 30 September 2016
  2. Tony Tan · talk 14:06, 3 October 2016 (UTC)
  3. Gkuriger (talk) 16:06, 5 October 2016 (UTC)
  4. Ethomsen (talk) 22:09, 5 October 2016 (UTC)
  5. IPBiographer (talk) 12:33, 26 October 2016 (UTC)
  6. Leisurely historian (talk) 4 November 2016

Tentative[edit]

List of articles to create/edit[edit]

Wiki pages on Abbot Academy alumnae writers[edit]


Suggestions for Wiki pages to create on Abbot alumnae writers[edit]

See also[edit]

Outcomes[edit]

New articles created[edit]

Alphabetical order

  1. Draft:Edith Kathleen Jones
  2. Draft:Elizabeth Wooster Stuart Phelps
  3. Julia Constance Fletcher

Articles improved[edit]

Alphabetical order

  1. Abbot Academy
  2. Alice Stone Blackwell
  3. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward
  4. Fannie Pearson Hardy Eckstorm
  5. Kate Douglas Wiggin

Editing Wikipedia resources[edit]

Tools and templates[edit]