Wikipedia:Meetup/Seattle/UWRCWikiLab

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Allen Library, location of the Research Commons, University of Washington. Photo by Joe Mabel
Allen Library, location of the Research Commons, University of Washington. Photo by Joe Mabel

Wikipedia Lab at the UW Research Commons[edit]

When: Weekly on Mondays, starting 10/5/2015 through 11/30/2015, 4:30pm-6:30pm
Who: UW students, faculty, and staff; Seattle community members
Where: UW Research Commons, room Green A
Focus: Women and the Sciences and Pacific Northwest, weekly focuses

Wikipedia Lab at the UW Libraries Research Commons brings together local Wikipedia experts with University of Washington subject specialists and UW community members to learn about editing Wikipedia. Come contribute vital, local, and corrective content to the world's largest online encyclopedia. Come as you are with questions, ideas, or content knowledge to share!

The Wikipedia Lab will run weekly, every Monday, during fall quarter. The Lab has two thematic focuses: Women in the Sciences and the Pacific Northwest. Each week will feature a special collections librarian content specialist and Wikipedian editors.

Sponsored by the UW Libraries & Cascadia Wikimedians User Group

Weekly Schedule[edit]

Date Theme Focus Presenters Wikipedians Starting points
10/5/2015 WikipediaLab: Women and the Sciences Women and Economics Librarian: Jessica Jerritt Monika Sengul-Jones, Pine, Peaceray #Women and Economics
10/12/2015 WikipediaLab: Women and the Sciences Women and Astronomy Librarian: Anya Bartelmann (Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics Librarian) Brianhe, Benjamin Mako Hill, Peaceray #Women and Astronomy
10/19/2015 WikipediaLab: Women and the Sciences Women and Health Sciences TBA Pine, Peaceray #Women and Health Sciences
10/26/2015 WikipediaLab: Women and the Sciences Women and Technology CrystalRose Hudelson (Guest speaker on women in aviation) Monika Sengul-Jones, Peaceray #Women and Technology
11/2/2015 WikipediaLab: Pacific Northwest Hawks & Huskies: Northwest Sports Hannah Palin, UW Film Archives Specialist Pine, Peaceray, SounderBruce #Northwest Sports
11/9/2015 WikipediaLab: Pacific Northwest Native Americans in the Northwest TBA Pine, Peaceray, SounderBruce #Native Americans in the Northwest
11/16/2015 WikipediaLab: Pacific Northwest The Port of Seattle as a Site of Labor Librarian: Conor Casey (Labor Archivist, Director) User: LaborArchWA Pine, Peaceray, SounderBruce #Port of Seattle
11/23/2015 WikipediaLab: Pacific Northwest Water, Ecology & Sustainability Librarians: Maureen Nolan and Louise Richards Pine, Peaceray, SounderBruce #Ecology and sustainability
11/30/2015 WikipediaLab: Pacific Northwest Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Economy of the Pacific Northwest TBA Monika Sengul-Jones, Pine, Peaceray, SounderBruce #PNW economy

Suggested starting points[edit]

Note: Articles created or developed at the lab can be tagged on their talkpage with {{UWRCWikiLab 8}}

Women and Economics[edit]

Women and Astronomy[edit]

Women and Health Sciences[edit]

Women and Technology[edit]

Northwest Sports[edit]

Native Americans in the Northwest[edit]

Port of Seattle[edit]

Ecology and sustainability[edit]

PNW economy[edit]

Recent improvements[edit]

Proposed articles to edit[edit]

Women and Economics[edit]

Women and Astronomy[edit]

Women and Health Sciences[edit]

Women and Technology[edit]

Northwest Sports[edit]

Native Americans in the Northwest[edit]

The Port of Seattle as a Site of Labor[edit]

Ecology and sustainability[edit]

PNW economy[edit]

FYI: Other articles that we might attend to in this edithon are Transportation in Seattle and Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel, which are two of the three Top-importance Seattle articles that are start class, and Alaskan Way Viaduct and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, which are two of the dozen High-importance Seattle articles that are start class, according to this Seattle Start-class article list from Wikipedia Release Version Tools. See the WP:WPUSA quality assessment and WikiProject article quality grading scheme for more info.

Other[edit]

Proposed articles to add[edit]

Women and Astronomy[edit]

Native Americans in the Northwest[edit]

Ecology and sustainability[edit]

Women and Technology[edit]

PNW economy[edit]

Editing Resources[edit]

Art+Feminism Video tutorials

Femtechnet video featuring Wikipedian Adrianne Wadewitz - one hour

RSVP[edit]

Probably attending
Maybe attending
  • I'll make as many of these as I can. - Jmabel | Talk 16:01, 24 September 2015 (UTC)
Probably not attending