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Have you ever wanted to learn more about editing Wikipedia?  Do you want to work with a group of people to build better Wikipedia entries? Come to our free Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon!  

WHO: Any students, faculty, staff or community member interested in editing or learning how to edit Wikipedia. .

WHAT: Creating and expanding existing Wikipedia pages about themes, people or places found in Andre Dubus' memior Townie. Participants will set up individual Wikipedia accounts, learn how to write an article, and then use University Archives resources to write and edit articles.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 13 2012, 5:30 P.M.-8:30 P.M. Snacks will be provided. 

WHERE: O'Leary Library's Lab (room 140) on South Campus: 160 Wilder St.

WHY: To learn more about editing Wikipedia, finding sources and writing for a specific audience.  

OTHER: Please bring your laptop since you will be asked to create a Wikipedia account if you do not already have an account (you are not required to have an account before participating).


Please Tweet about the Edit-A-Thon use hashtag #UMLeditathon to make sure people find out more!