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Intro to Wikipedia Editing 101 Online

This session will occur online and is facilitated by the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus. It is part of the library's Part of ongoing Black History Month Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thon.

Facilitators:

  • Alex Jung, Open Technology Specialist, Robarts Library, U of T Libraries 

We're gearing up for a whole month of editing Wikipedia in honour of Black History Month. Please join us for one of our "facilitator prep" sessions if you are interested in helping edit Wikipedia, or helping others to edit Wikipedia. In this session, Alex Jung, Open Technology Specialist will provide training for those interested in editing Wikipedia, with a focus on those interested in participating or helping with our February Black History Month Wikipedia-Edit-a-Thon!

What we’ll cover:

- Overview and technicalities - making an account - anatomy of a Wikipedia article - navigating Wikipedia (categories, sidebars, Wikiprojects) - common types of edits and how to do them: linking, citing, adding categories/templates.

Learn more about the Black History Month Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon: https://utsc.library.utoronto.ca/join-black-history-wikipedia-edit-thon

Date:
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Time:
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Campus:
UTSC
Categories:
  Citation Management     Digital Tools  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.

Registration is required. There are 99 seats available.

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