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Wikipedia Workshop: Learn how to edit and create pages

Date & time

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Speaker(s)

Pamela Carson, Web Services Librarian

Cost

This event is free

Contact

Pamela Carson
514-848-2424 ext. 7685

Where

McConnell Library Building
1400 De Maisonneuve W. Room LB-203

Wheelchair accessible

Yes

Ever wondered how to get started editing Wikipedia? Attend this workshop and learn all you’ll need to start contributing to Wikipedia.

What we’ll cover

  • Wikipedia basics: how it works, what to do/not do
  • Working in a sandbox: markup, adding images and how to use visual editing
  • Citing your sources
  • Ways to collaborate with other Wikipedians
  • Choosing and editing articles: existing articles, stubs and how to create a new article
  • How to use the library to find sources for Wikipedia content

Format

  • 1 hour presentation and Q&A
  • 1 hour hands-on workshop with help available

How to prepare: Create a Wikipedia account (this will take 1 minute)

This workshop is free and open to the entire Concordia community.

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