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Thursday, August 14 • 10:00am - 11:00am
SESSION 103 - Editathon: You Have One Hour to Increase Access to Archival Science Info on Wikipedia...Go!

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Come sharpen your wiki-skills (or acquire brand new ones) at this interactive new session format: the Wikipedia editathon. This is a unique opportunity to work side-by-side with colleagues and Wikipedia experts in a collaborative learning environment as we expand encyclopedia articles related to archival science. Attendees will learn Wikipedia best practices and gain knowledge about how to host an editathon at their own institutions. Note: Attendees should bring their own laptop or tablet.

Speakers
avatar for Dominic McDevitt-Parks

Dominic McDevitt-Parks

Digital Content Specialist/Wikipedian in Residence, National Archives and Records Administration
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Sara Snyder

Webmaster, Smithsonian American Art Museum
Sara Snyder has been webmaster at the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution since 2007, managing the online user experience for aaa.si.edu and the Archives' social media platforms. She has a MLS in archival studies and an MA in American history from the University of Maryland, College Park and a BA in Literature from the University of California, San Diego. | | Her areas of interest include user-centered design, social media... Read More →


Thursday August 14, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am
Washington 4 [Exhibition Level] Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, DC 20008

Attendees (48)