Representing LGBTQ Online: An Introduction to Editing Wikipedia
9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
27 April 2018
Seng Tee Lee Seminar Room
FREE - NO FURTHER BOOKINGS BEING TAKEN
In the past year, Wikipedia's pages on LGBTQ culture in the UK have been read more than 100 million times. Wikipedia is the encyclopaedia anyone can edit and you can help the world find out about LGBTQ subjects. Come and join Senate House Library and Wikimedia UK to learn how to be a wiki editor.
Reference works and expert help will be on hand from Senate House Library, and training and support will be provided by Wikimedia UK, so no prior knowledge of editing Wikipedia is necessary.
09:30 - Coffee, set up, and registration
10:00 - Introduction to Wikipedia editing, and making your first edits
13:00 - Break for lunch
14:00 - Hands on editing with one-to-one support from trainers
16:30 - Recap what people have been working on during the session
17:00 - End
This event is free to attend. There will be light refereshments available and a sandwich lunch provided.