Thanks for the update Craig. I'll join you in thanking them. When I saw
the huge list of libraries who wanted our help, I was worried that we would
be no match for the demand, but it's great to see these getting off the
On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 10:16 PM, Craig Franklin
> Hi All,
> Just a quick note to highlight that Wikimedia Australia recently organised
> a workshop in the New South Wales town of Wagga Wagga, in conjunction with
> the Wagga Wagga Library and the State Library of New South Wales.
> Attendees were guided in their first steps on Wikipedia by [[User:Bidgee]]
> and [[User:Peterdownunder]]. I hope you'll all join me in thanking Bidgee
> and Peterdownunder for so kindly donating their time and expertise to make
> sure that this session happened.
> A brief report, including a summary of the article drafts created and
> content uploaded to Commons is here:
> The next step from here will be to polish the content already created,
> wikify the articles, categorise the Commons images, and assist the trainees
> with getting their first articles into the mainspace.
> Just as a reminder, we have two more workshops coming up in New South
> Wales this month, in Broken Hill and Canterbury, and a further workshop on
> the Gold Coast in June. We're hoping to schedule additional workshops in
> the second half of this year, and if you're interested in helping out, or
> if you think your local library or community centre has the equipment
> (internet access, computers, and a projector) and would be interested in
> hosting their own workshop, we'd love to hear from you!
> Craig Franklin
> Wikimedia Australia
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