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Fall 2019 #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Overview

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Are you interested in improving mental health information available on Wikipedia? Do you want to utilize your librarian research skills towards making Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resource? Have you always wanted to participate in or learn how to host your own edit-a-thon? In preparation for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Fall Virtual Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on November 20th, join us for an online edit-a-thon training overview with a live question and answer session.

Attendees will gain an overview of:
- The role of Wikipedia and the importance of edit-a-thons
- Learn how to join the NNLM Wikipedia Dashboard #citeNLM
- Gain tips and resources on how to become a Wikipedia editor
- Explore NLM resources and best practices to edit articles
- NNLM Guide and tips for hosting your own edit-a-thon

With your newfound knowledge, remember to join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine on November 20th as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus, and PubMed. #citeNLM

For more information about #citeNLM, visit our project page at https://nnlm.gov/wiki.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Oct 17, 2019
2:00PM - 3:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Karen Coghlan, Education and Outreach Coordinator
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
0

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.