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Wikipedian in residence program

Workshops and events

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Wikipedia 101 Training: How to read and write Wikipedia articles

Bilingual. In this workshop you will learn how to read and write Wikipedia, how to add content to Wikimedia Commons, and how to work with the translation tools on Wikipedia.

Open to the general public, computers available for use.

Date Time Location Register
Thursday, March 12 3 to 5 p.m. Webster Library, Multifunctional Room (LB-322) Register

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WikiData

In this workshop you will learn how to use and contribute to WikiData. It will include both a theoretical and practical element, and is open to everyone, though a Wikipedia username is needed to participate. Please bring a laptop (some are available to borrow on-site.)

Open to the general public.

Date Time Location Register
Tuesday, February 25 2 to 4 p.m. Webster Library, LB-362 Register

Special topic discussion: Wikipedia and bias

A conversation unpacking the bias inherent within Wikipedia and how to affect change in that context. This talk focuses on how how librarians and archivists can be working to combat bias in their collections to help alleviate bias on Wikimedia platforms as well how current classification systems add to or alleviate issues of bias.

Featuring Jack Solar (independent scholar), Hélène Brosseau (Artexte) and Susie Breier (Concordia).

Open to the general public.

Date Time Location Register
Tuesday, February 11 6 to 7:30 p.m. Webster Library, LB-362
 
Updated: Thursday 3 December 2020
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