I'd suggest starting with the outreach person at Norlin, Deborah Fink <deborah.f...@colorado.edu> (are you on this list?) and the folks at Special Collections and just say we'd like to know if they'd let us open up the rosetta disk for a special event. I know the person that donated it, and could ask her for support if that turns out to be useful.
Neal McBurnett http://neal.mcburnett.org/ On Mon, Nov 05, 2012 at 09:10:09AM -0700, Isarra Yos wrote: > Oh, man, that would be neat. Would you know how to set something for > that up, or who would? (Nevermind that we already had a WLL - we can > have another! Or something.) > > And yeah, we definitely need to work on organising things better and > getting word out ahead of time. For this thing we just had a small group > mostly with librarians and folks and discussed sourcey things, which was > cool, but by no means the extent of what we might hope for. > > -Kim > > On 04/11/2012 16:15, Neal McBurnett wrote: > >Wow - thanks for organizing! How did it go? > > > >Unfortunately, I missed this entirely. I didn't notice the email (I've > >now fixed my mail filters, so I'll probably see future posts). > > > >Next time, I suggest a bit more notice, coordinating with the library > >folks, having something cool, like a special viewing of the Rosetta Disk > >at the CU Library Special Collections department, and having them help get > >the word out. > > > >You can't open the rosetta disk up without special permission, thus the > >idea for a special event. Learn more about it e.g. here: > > > > > > http://amateurearthling.org/2011/03/04/human-language-in-the-palm-of-my-hand/#more-3011 > > > >Neal McBurnett http://neal.mcburnett.org/ > > > >On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 11:05:25AM -0400, Gaurav Vaidya wrote: > >>Heya, > >> > >>On 26 October 2012 10:39, Gaurav Vaidya <gau...@ggvaidya.com> wrote: > >>>Wikipedia Loves Libraries will be at Norlin Library, CU Boulder, this > >>>Thursday! The focus is going to be mainly on primary resources, but > >>>come on down to meet with other local Wikipedians! It'll be on > >>>Thursday, November 1, at 4pm. > >>> > >>>I'm going to be doing a presentation on "your first edit" on > >>>Wikipedia, covering the absolute basics of using the Sandbox, the edit > >>>page, previewing your changes before committing and taking part in > >>>conversations on Wikipedia. Lisa suggested that this might be more > >>>interesting if multiple editors presented this -- giving multiple > >>>perspectives and giving us a chance to show off our diversity. Any > >>>volunteers? Let me know! > >_______________________________________________ > >Wikimedia-US-CO mailing list > >Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org > >https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-us-co > > > -- > --- Isarra > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-US-CO mailing list > Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-us-co _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-US-CO mailing list Wikimedia-US-CO@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-us-co