The Princeton University Archives is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on the theme of Princeton Athletics.

WHO: Interested University community members (students, graduate students, professors, staff, and community). No prior Wikipedia experience is needed. Limited to 15 participants; please RSVP before Monday, 15 October  2012.

WHAT: Creating and expanding existing Wikipedia pages about the history of Princeton University Athletics at Princeton. Participants will set up individual Wikipedia accounts, learn how to write an article, and then use University Archives resources to write and edit articles.

WHEN: Friday, 19 October  2012, 12:30 P.M.-4:15 P.M.  Lunch and snacks will be provided.

WHERE: Weiss Lounge, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library (next to Sherrerd Hall and across from the Friend Center).

WHY: To increase the number of pages on Wikipedia about the history of Princeton University related matters focusing on football and other athletics.

OTHER: Please bring your laptop since you will be asked to create a Wikipedia account (if you do not already have one; you are not required to have an account before participating).

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP by emailing AND adding your name to the list on the Wikipedia Meetup page before Monday, 15 October  2012 because space is limited.

Christa Cleeton

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Mudd Manuscript Library

Princeton University


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