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NYCDH Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon2020-02-04T17:19:51-05:00

Wikipedia for Educators at Fordham in partnership with Wikimedia NYC will host this Edit-a-thon at Fordham University’s Rose Hill Campus. The edit-a-thon will include tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, editing support, reference materials, and refreshments. This event is free and open to the public. People of all gender identities and expressions are invited to participate.

Equipment Requirements: Laptops required

To register for this event, please follow this link: https://itnews.blog.fordham.edu/?tribe_events=wikipedia-edit-a-thon-celebrating-the-histories-and-communities-of-the-5-boroughs

 

An Introduction to Wikidata2020-02-04T14:43:16-05:00

This workshop has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. Please accept our apologies for this late notice.

If Wikipedia aims to provide access to the sum of all human knowledge, Wikidata aims to structure it. The newest project of the Wikimedia movement, Wikidata is a collaboratively edited, free repository of linked open data that connects knowledge across all 301 language editions of Wikipedia and its sister projects. This workshop will introduce attendees to Wikidata and its applications to the digital humanities, with opportunities for hands-on editing.

Equipment Requirements: laptop

An Introduction to Wikidata2019-02-01T11:52:29-05:00

If Wikipedia aims to provide access to the sum of all human knowledge, Wikidata aims to structure it. The newest project of the Wikimedia movement, Wikidata is a collaboratively edited, free repository of linked open data that connects knowledge across all 301 language editions of Wikipedia and its sister projects. This workshop will introduce attendees to Wikidata and its applications to the digital humanities, with opportunities for hands-on editing.

Requirements: Attendees should bring their own laptop.