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Introduction to Wikimedia Commons

Introduction to Wikimedia Commons

Learn how you can easily contribute to the world's largest open Media Library!

Participants will learn

  1. how to upload their audio and visual files to Wikimedia Commons

  2. how to navigate Creative Commons licences

  3. how to insert content from Wikimedia Commons into Wikipedia articles

  4. how to find self-help materials to take their Wikimedia Commons contirbutions further

Librarian-Trainer

Michael David MILLER, Associate Librarian
Liaison Librarian for French Langauge Litertaure, Economics and LGBTQ+ Studies
Vice-President of Wikimedia Canada
Questions? Reach me here: michael.david.miller@mcgill.ca

Prior to the workshop:

Please complete the following tasks or readings: 

  1. Read the Project Scope of Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Project_scope
  2. Create a Wikipedia account: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page 
    • Note: your Wikipedia accoutn is used for Wikimedia Commons, Wikisource, Wikidata and the other Wikimedia Movement projects. 
Date:
Friday, March 12, 2021
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Categories:
Workshop

Registration is required. There are 20 seats available.

Event Organizer

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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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