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Introduction to Editing Wikipedia

Introduction to Editing Wikipedia

Learn how you can easily contribute to the world's largest information source!

Participants will: 

  1. Learn how to edit existing Wikipedia articles in the Visual and WikiCode Editors, such as adding text, images, and references/citations

  2. Understand the rudimentary requirements for a subject to be admissible in Wikipedia

  3. Discover self-help materials to take their Wikipedia editing further

Librarian-Trainer

Michael David MILLER, Liaison Librarian for French Langauge Litertaure, Economics and LGBTQ+ Studies

Write to michael.david.miller@mcgill.ca with any questions.

Prior to the workshop:

Please complete the following tasks or readings: 

  1. Read the foundational principles of Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Five_pillars 
  2. Create a Wikipedia account: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page 
  3. Take note of article criteria: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Notability
  4. Explore getting started tools on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents
Date:
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Presenter:
Michael David MILLER
Categories:
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Michael David MILLER

Bibliothécaire agrégé (il / lui)
Bibliothécaire de liaison en littératures de langue française, sciences économiques et études de genre, de sexualité et de féminisme
Associate Librarian (he / him / his)
Liaison librarian for French language literature, economics and gender, sexuality and feminist studies

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