Shared Space for Edit-a-thon projects
Here's a link to a Google Doc that people can use to record their day's activities.
The Free College's Video Tutorial on Editing Wikipedia
Wikimedia Foundation Video Tutorial Playlist
Click on the YouTube logo on the embedded video to see the full list of videos:
- Wikipedia editing basics: Uploading and adding images
- Wikipedia editing basics: Citing sources (part 1)
- Wikipedia editing basics: Citing sources (part 2)
- Wikipedia editing basics: Talk pages
- Wikipedia editing basics: Watchlists
- Wikipedia editing basics: '''boldness''' and [[links]]
- Wikipedia editing basics: Sandboxes
Some resources on editing and creating Wikipedia articles:
- List of Handouts on subject areas and tips and editing features
- Wikipedia:Contributing to Wikipedia
- Wikipedia:Your first article
- Wikipedia:Article wizard -- good overview of article creation theory and practice
- Wikipedia:Uploading images
- Wikipedia:Finding images tutorial
- Wikipedia:Image use policy
- Wikipedia:Sandbox -- where you can practice editing!
- Help:Infobox -- article information box templates
- Wikipedia:List of infoboxes
- Template:Infobox scientist
- VisualEditor -- information on the Wikipedia Visual Editor which is now default for when you're logged in
- How do I use Wikipedia for research?
A link to our public Google Docs page for shared notes is here.
Our Twitter hashtag for the day is #YorkuALD. You might also want to use #AdaLovelaceDay, #ALD15, #WomeninSTEM.
Lists of Women Scientists that Might Need Work
Here are some lists of articles on women scientists already on Wikipedia. There are many opportunities to improve these articles.
First, try list link: Wikipedia:WikiProject Women scientists/Worklist
More resources here:
- Wikipedia:WikiProject Women scientists
- Category:Women scientists
- Suggested Topics from Royal Society Edit-a-Thon
- List of female scientists before the 21st century
- Index of women scientists articles
- Lilavati's Daughters Edit-a-thon -- candiate scientists generated by teh Indian Academy of Sciences edit-a-thon
A Bit on Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons
A few readings about Ada Lovelace Women in Science Edit-a-thons:
- Wikipedia:How to run an edit-a-thon(with a list of past edit-a-thons)
- Wikipedia:WikiProject Women's History/Ada Lovelace Day 2012
- Edit-a-thon gets women scientists into Wikipedia
- Stop female scientists being written out of Wikipedia history
- The Mission to Get Women Scientists on Wikipedia
- Royal Society edit-a-thon to improve Wikipedia articles about women in science
- Wiki editors boost entries on female scientists to mark Ada Lovelace Day
- How Hosting an Edit-A-Thon Made Me Trust Wikipedia
- Wikipedia:WikiProject Royal Society/Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at the Royal Society, March 2014
- Wikipedia: Women in Science edit-a-thon/ Bodelian Library
- Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-thon III/ Smithsonian
- WOMEN IN SCIENCE WIKIPEDIA EDIT-A-THON/ UNC WISE
- Wiki editing recognizes women in science/ Brown U
- Lilavati's Daughters Edit-a-thon/ Indian Academy of Sciences
- NIH Marks Women’s History Month with All-Day Wikipedia Edit
- Ada Lovelace Day at SFU
With much more here on Wikipedia culture in general.