Wikipedia:Meetup/St. Louis/ArtAndFeminism 2018
|When and Where|
|Date||Monday, March 26, 2018|
|Time||3:00 pm – 7:00 pm|
|Address||Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library|
Washington University Libraries
Washington University in St. Louis
One Brookings Drive
|City, State||St. Louis, MO 63130|
Art+Feminism is a one-day event to fight the information gender gap. Join us to create and improve Wikipedia articles related to gender, feminism, and the arts. Food, caffeine, and moral support are provided.
All are welcome! No prior Wikipedia experience is necessary. Facilitators will be present to guide editors through tutorials and answer questions. Please bring a laptop and power cord.
If possible, please create a Wikipedia account before the event. You can learn how to do that here.
- Date: Monday, March 26, 2018
- Time: 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
- Location: Kranzberg Art and Architecture Library, Washington University Libraries, Washington University in St. Louis, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130
- Cost: Free!
- Please bring a laptop if possible. There will be a limited number of computers available.
What to expect
No Wikipedia editing experience necessary; as needed throughout the event, tutoring will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers. Women editors, especially women of color and diverse gender expression, are particularly encouraged to attend. If you are unfamiliar with Wikipedia, you can get a head start with this this training module.
Do you have a Wikipedia User Name?
Work on improving existing articles before starting a new page.
- add wikilinks to orphaned articles to build stronger connections between articles
- clarify language and remove sexist phrasings
- add sources! If you find a good source but aren't sure how to add it into the text, include it in external resources or on the talk page for other editors to use
use #AF5 on social media to connect with edit-a-thons around the world!
Resources for editing
- Library Guide to Art+Feminism Resources
- Writing Wikipedia Pages for Notable Women in Computing applicable to any biography writing
- Wikipedia markup cheatsheet
- Gender gap resources.
- Art+Feminism Beginner Training Videos
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