Hi local wiki folks and future editors, Join our "Queens Open History" Wikipedia Editathon at Queens Central Library on Friday, aimed at collaboratively expanding Wikipedia articles covering the history and the communities of the Borough of Dreams!
Location: 1st Floor Cyber Center Training Room, Queens Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd Time: Friday December 6, 10am - 7pm (Drop-ins welcome at any time!) Sign up: http://wikiqueens.eventbrite.com http://www.meetup.com/WikimediaNYC/ Wikipedia and Queen Library event pages: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC http://www.queenslibrary.org/event/open-history-queens-and-wikipedia-edit-a-thon ==Details== Join the Queens Library, Wikimedia NYC, and the Metropolitan New York Library Council for an all-day Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon and public training event on Friday, December 6th at the Queens Library Central Branch. The event will be focused on Queens History, Queens historical figures, the Queens Library System, and the special topics covered in the Queens Archives. Folders full of research and information about special topics in the Queens Library Archives will be available to make it easy to get started writing and editing Wikipedia articles about Queens and Wikipedians will be on site to provide basic and advanced training on editing articles and working with images. Formal Training Presentations: 10:30-11:30am, 2:00-3:00pm (but informal hands-on help will be available all day!) Thanks, Richard (User:Pharos) Wikimedia NYC Chapter _______________________________________________ Wikimedia_NYC mailing list Wikimedia_NYC@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia_nyc