EventsUnsung Heroes Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

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Unsung Heroes Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM


Contribute to raising awareness of BC’s Black history by helping to address knowledge gaps on Wikipedia.

This online program will begin with an introduction to Wikipedia editing for beginners, and library staff will be available via Zoom following the presentation for support. Experienced editors may begin editing right away, but are welcome to join the Zoom conversation to share their knowledge and meet other editors. 

A Wikipedia account is required to participate in this program, and interested participants are encouraged to create an account at least 24 hours before the program start time. Once participants have an account, Wikipedia editors are encouraged to enroll on the event dashboard to track their edits. 

You will need: A working email, a computer, smartphone, or tablet with a microphone and a webcam.

Photo Procedure: Library staff may take photos and videos to be used for promotional purposes by the library. If you would prefer not to have your picture taken, please speak to a library staff member. Participants of online programs and events are asked to not take screenshots and/or record programs.

Black History Month
Suitable for:
Cultural Celebrations & Education
Current Events & History

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