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LIVE EVENT ~ Writing Women into Wikipedia

Submitted by on March 6, 2013 – 9:38 am 5 Comments

Join the fembot community and its many partners on March 8 & 9 to write women into wikipedia. For those outside of Eugene, OR, the event will be streamed live right here, on this very page!

Friday UPDATE—Join us!

Our broadcast was interrupted! Here is the new stream:

Saturday UPDATE:

Thank you to those who tuned into our livestream. The archive is available here. Contact Iris at ibull[at]uoregon[dot]edu with questions, comments, or concerns.

Photos from both events are available on our Facebook page.

Friday, March 8, 3-5 pm, Knight Library Browsing Room: Sarah Stierch, who trained as a fellow at the Wikimedia Foundation, will lead a Wikipedia editors’ workshop to help participants understand Wikipedia’s criteria for notability and the process for creating new entries or editing existing Wikipedia pages.

Saturday, March 9, 1-4 pm, 141 Allen Hall: This workshop will be devoted to putting our new skills to the test and creating Wikipedia entries on women from history, art, literature, music, education, politics, government, social movements, science, and technology, and more. Groups from around the world who are also engaged in this effort will join us live via Google hangouts.

Check out some of the entries we’ll be working on at the Saturday event and please feel free to add additional entries.

Both events are free and open to the public. The events are sponsored by CSWS, the ASUO Women’s Center, the UO Libraries, and the School of Journalism and Communication.

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