Have you taken any good pictures of scientific subjects (lab equipment,
visualizations, samples, plants and animals...)? Want to take some this
week? Want to learn more about Wikimedia commons and how images work on
Wikipedia? Bring your photos with you and come to the first ever scientific
images edit-a-thon at MIT, Friday 10/21!
12-4pm on the MIT campus, room 14N-132; all are welcome:
We'll teach you how to upload images and add categories, add images to
Wikipedia articles, and how to edit articles; and if you already know how
to do these things but want to participate and upload pictures you are very
welcome - just sign up on the wiki page! We'll have snacks and good
We'll follow this up on 10/28 with a edit-a-thon focused on the rare books
in the MIT collection:
also 12-4pm in room 14N-132 on the MIT campus, this edit-a-thon will
feature a short presentation by the rare books curator at MIT.
Join us for one or both events, and register on the signup page on-wiki!
Questions? Just ask me.
As Open Access and Wiki Loves Libraries month rolls into gear, your local
librarians are planning various Wikipedia meetups to celebrate. Please see
the Meetup.com page for at least three upcoming events -- and there may
even be more out there!
Amanda Rust / arrust(a)gmail.com