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#citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training

Class Details

This April, join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine for the spring 2020 #citeNLM Edit-a-thon as we add citations to Wikipedia articles on preventive health and wellness using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, and PubMed.

In this hands-on training, attendees will gain an overview of:

- The importance of Wikipedia as a health information resource
- The ongoing #citeNLM Wikipedia project
- How to participate in a #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
- Hosting an edit-a-thon for your community
- Adding citations from trusted National Library of Medicine resources

For more information about #citeNLM and to join the spring 2020 campaign, visit our project page at https://nnlm.gov/wiki.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Apr 2, 2020
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Kelsey Cowles, MLIS, Academic Coordinator
Liz Waltman, MLIS, Outreach, Education and Communications Coordinator
Continuing Education Credits: 
1

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, and PubMed.