Posts Tagged ‘Wikipedia’

Girl Geeks hack Wiki for feminism!

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

If there’s nothing that irritates you more than a stub article on Wikipedia, you might be pleased to know that the Manchester Girl Geeks were on the case, with a whole day dedicated to learning how to edit Wikipedia and improve articles on female scientists, engineers and fellow girl geeks of the past.

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Event Review: Wikipedia and You!

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Written by, Evelyn

On Saturday, we dove right in with learning how to add to the collective knowledge that is Wikipedia. There were complete newbies (including myself) to experts who have been contributing and editing Wikipedia articles for years. (more…)

Wikipedia and You – Learn How to Edit, Upload and Read!

Monday, November 7th, 2011

What does Wikipedia mean to you? As the 7th most popular website worldwide, probably quite a bit. You may have used Wikipedia to study, to learn, to laugh; but have you ever thought about how to improve this invaluable resource? Wikipedia is the free encyclopaedia that anyone can edit and that means you!

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Wikipedia and You – How to Edit, Upload and Read!

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Girl Geek Tea Party

Title: Wikipedia and You – How to Edit, Upload and Read!
Location: MadLab
Description: Wikimedia UK and Manchester Girl Geeks
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2011-11-12
End Time: 16:00
Book: Register your place








A Wikipedia editing day, Saturday 12th November MadLab.

With help from experienced Wikimedians, learn how to contribute to Wikipedia and its sister projects.
Please bring a laptop or tablet device, and an interesting book, a digital photograph, or anything else that you think should “be on Wikipedia”.
This is a free event, but please register online beforehand: http://wikiandyou.eventbrite.com/