Wikipedia:Meetup/Rochester, NY/RIT/Women on Wikipedia 2017

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The Wallace Center, RIT Libraries
Women on Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
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When and Where
Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Address: Rochester Institute of Technology
Wallace Center, RIT Libraries
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623

In celebration of Women's History Month, The Wallace Center, Rochester Institute of Technology Libraries will host Women on Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 10 am to 4 pm. Edit or write Wikipedia entries about notable women or topics related to women. Food & beverages provided. We will teach you how to use Wikipedia's editing tools. Everyone is Welcome. We invite people of all gender identities and expressions to participate. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a adult. Drop in for half an hour or longer; no need to stay all day.

Event information[edit]

  • Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 am-4:00pm EST
  • Location: 1st Floor, The Wallace Center, RIT Libraries, WAL on RIT map; public parking in Lot E.
  • What to bring: Attendees should bring their own laptops and power cords, if they can.
  • Twitter / Instagram / FaceBook hashtag: #WomenWikiRIT
  • Early Bird Training Sessions Librarians will offer training sessions on the basics of editing Wikipedia the week of March 20-24. We highly encourage Edit-a-thon participants to attend one of these training sessions because it will prepare you to dive right into editing on the day of the Edit-a-thon. All training sessions will be held in in the VIA Lab (2nd floor, The Wallace Center) and cover the same material, so choose the session that works for you! See external links below for times.

Registration encouraged[edit]

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