Hi Jake, will you use VE?

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On Jun 4, 2015 1:19 PM, "Jake Orlowitz" <jorlow...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> *What: Wiki Loves ALA Editathon *
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> *Who: Jacob Orlowitz, Patrick Earley, Alex Stinson, & Janet Renteria*
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> *When: Friday, June 26th 2015 from 1:00pm - 5:00pm *
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> *Where: 5th Floor Lounge *
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> *Why: Show others how to edit Wikipedia, especially attendees at the ALA
> Annual Conference at Moscone Center*
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> The American Library Association conference brings 20-30 *thousand*
> librarians, publishers, and reference experts to San Francisco this June.
> We want to welcome them to the city and celebrate our shared missions of
> sharing knowledge with an editathon at WMF's office.
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> The event will starts at 1:00pm June 26th. We will have a WMF Staff Member
> with the guard between 12:30-1:30 and from 5:00-5:30 after the event ends.
> We will be giving guests a set time of entrance to avoid disruption of
> services for the lobby attendant, front desk folks, and organizers.
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> An Eventbrite has been setup to collect first and last names of
> participants and will be used to cross reference with ID's. (Those without
> ID will not be let in.)
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> REGISTER HERE!
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> http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wiki-loves-ala-editathon-at-the-wikipedia-office-3-blocks-from-moscone-tickets-17253454547
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> We estimate that 50-60 participants will attend the event. The cap for the
> event is 90.
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> The Editathon will take place in the 5th floor lounge area. WMF
> workstations on the north side of the floor will be blocked off, and no
> ediathon participants will enter that area.
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> Staff are welcome, to come and participate, help out, or just poke their
> heads in and say hello. If you would like to officially join the editathon
> as a 'wiki expert', please register in the EventBrite so we can keep a head
> count. Also feel free to share this invitation with SF-area staff, or
> volunteer editors.
>
>
> REGISTER HERE!
>
>
> http://www.eventbrite.com/e/wiki-loves-ala-editathon-at-the-wikipedia-office-3-blocks-from-moscone-tickets-17253454547
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> There will be an introductory 1-screen presentation with a 30 minute
> tutorial on Editing Wikipedia. Participants will be working in groups after
> tutorial and for the rest of the event, without any A/V, so noise is
> expected to be minimal.
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> Participants will work on one of 4 subject tracks of their choosing:
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> * Writing about the history and collections of their institution or
> organization
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> * Writing about San Francisco's women writers, artists, and scientists
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> * Writing about LGBT history
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> * Writing about a topic of their choice
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> There will be lots of coffee and water at the event, as well as some light
> catered snacks.
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> We're excited about this neat opportunity to join forces with the library
> world. We're looking forward to a successful, fun event, and hope to see
> some of you there.
>
>
> Best,
>
>
> Jake Orlowitz and the Wikipedia Library Team
>
> jorlow...@wikimedia.org
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