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​Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

This research guide pulls together information for the Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon taking place on Saturday March 5 from noon-5 in the Design Library (200 Lawrence Hall).

PAST EVENT

THIS EVENT OCCURRED IN THE PAST.

The Art & Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon event was on March 5, 2016. Content is still available for interested parties. Should we offer a future edit-a-thon this page will be updated to reflect that information.

Things to do to prepare!

  • Sign up at the Facebook Event.
  • Create a wikipedia editing account (this is not required, but if you are interested we can help you with this at the event).
  • Sign up at the Wikipedia Meet-up Page.
  • If you have an artist that should be added to Wikipedia, list them on the Meet-up Page.
  • Pack up your laptop & power cord (there are a limited number of computers available if you do not have one to bring).
  • Invite your friends!
  • Come to Lawrence Hall 200 on the University of Oregon campus between noon and 5pm on Saturday, March 5.

Art + Feminism Video Tutorial

Notability

Notability, the standards in place that determine whether or not something warrants its own article, is a pretty big deal in Wikipedia. This means that there should be significant coverage of the topic from reliable, secondary sources. You can read more here.

Event Information

The Department of Art and Libraries at the University of Oregon are happy to be working in partnership with the organization Art + Feminism to host a Wikipedia edit-a-thon. This is an opportunity to come together as a community to update and create Wikipedia entires on subjects related to art and feminism. Tutorials for beginners, reference materials, and refreshments will be provided.

Date: Saturday, March 5
Time: 12pm-5pm
Location: Design Library (200 Lawrence Hall), University of Oregon

Image: Photo of poster printed and designed by Laura Hughes, 2016.

Other useful Wikipedia Information

Sign up for the Wikipedia Meet-up!

Logo of a fist holding a paint brush in the middle of the symbol for women that is created by putting a circle on top of a plus sign.

Image: Ilotaha13  "AF Mark 1.png" Wikimedia Commons, 17 June 2015. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:AF_Mark_1.png. Accessed 17 February 2016.

Event Facebook Page

Facebook logo: blue square with white lowercase f

Image: Facebook Logo. Wikimedia Commons, 9 April 2008. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:F_icon.svg. Accessed 17 February 2016.

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