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NNLM Wikipedia FALL Edit-a-thon Call for Volunteers!

Posted Sep 27, 2018 by Franda Liu
Category: National

We’re working hard to make our Fall edit-a-thon even more of a success than the April event! To achieve this goal, we are inviting more librarians to join our #citeNLM2018 Wikipedia Help Team. Volunteers are needed for each 1-hour shift from 10AM to 8PM Eastern on November 7, 2018.

Want to utilize your research skills to make Wikipedia a better, evidence-based resources? Sign up to provide virtual support to participants by contacting the RML staff listed in the Schedule Table from our project page. Plan to attend the following training sessions.

October 3, 2PM to 2:30PM ET
Introduction to the NNLM Edit-a-thon and WikiProject Medicine
Hosted by Elaina Vitale (MAR) and Ann Glusker (PNR)

October 17, 2PM to 2:30PM ET
Editing Wikipedia Articles
Hosted by Alicia Lillich (MCR) and Aimee Gogan (SEA)

October 31, 2PM to 2:30PM ET
Women’s Health Resources
Hosted by Karen Coghlan (NER) and Erin Latta (NDCO)

We look forward to your help!

For trusted women's health information, help NNLM Cite Genetics Home Reference on November 7 from 10am until 8pm eastern time

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