Wednesday, July 31, 2019 From YOUR Desktop
In this webinar, you will learn the basics for holding a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon in your library. Edit-a-thons are a great programming activity for adults, or an opportunity to partner with a local organization. The presenter will share what worked and what didn’t from two separate editing events.
Beth Owens is the Research & Scholarly Communications Librarian in the Ingalls Library at the Cleveland Museum of Art. In her role she liaises with several different departments within the museum, and serves as a personal librarian for graduate students enrolled in the Joint Program in Art History and Museum Studies with Case Western Reserve University. Beth has a BA in Art History from Northwestern University, and an MLIS from Kent State University.
- Create/define a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
- Prepare and plan for the event
- Conduct and evaluate the event