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News Sources are going to be your best bet for finding reliable information about people. They may have profiles written about them, be quoted in an article, or been included in content that is developed by an unbiased source. 

Archives are great sources of documents and images.

April 2024 Edit-a-thon

Wikipedia Screen with logoApril 11th, 2024 Edit-A-Thon

Join us on the Mezzanine at O'Leary Library for our first edit-a-thon of 2024!

We will work from 11-2pm and people will be available to help you find sources and edit content.

We'll have lunch and snacks to keep you energized!

Enroll today so you're ready to go on April 11th.

Articles To Create

Articles to Create

Are you interested in creating new articles? Here's a list of women and topics that we've identified as important to create:

  • Hai and Lan Pho
  • Indochinese Refugee Foundation
  • Ibrahim Chowdry
  • Martha and Berda Lum
  • Anh Vu Sawyer
  • Elsa Sze
  • Mimi Khúc
  • Kim Saira
  • Kazuo Yamane
  • Mamie Tape
  • Thun Saray
  • Pech Heung
  • Phousita Serey Huy
  • Tuyet-Lan Pho 
  • Bopha Malone

Articles to Improve

Articles to Improve

If you're interested in helping expand and improve articles that already exist, consider some of these:

Editing Tips

5 Tips for Editing Wikipedia:

  1. Create an account for yourself! 
    1. Make sure you login at our dashboard!
  2. Do you want to create an entry?
    • Create it in your account's sandbox and transfer it to the main encyclopedia when done.
  3. Do you want to make an entry better?
    • Check for grammar and spelling fixes.
    • Add one new citation to the entry. 
  4. You don't have to make your edits perfect! Other people will come and fix any mistakes.
  5. Ask our mentors for help or if you have a question!


Editing Ideas

Editing Ideas

Are you not sure how you can help? Here are some ideas on what you can do to improve and expand entries.

  1. How do you pronounce a name? Help people learn proper pronunciation of names by providing phonetic translations. See the links below to get help adding it into the entry.
  2. If you like copy editing and proof reading, make sure theres proper spelling and punctuation in the entry.
  3. Info Box additions of metadata like birth dates, birth location, schools, associated organizations, etc.
  4. If you want to add a photo, search the WIkiMedia Commons (link below) to see if it's available. Be careful uploading new images. If you aren't the copyright holder of the image, you'll need their permission to include it.
  5. Did you find content in a different language Wikipedia? We're happy to help you move it to the English Wikipedia. 
  6. Do you like organizing information to make it easier to find details? Wikipedia's style guide can help you learn how to create a table-of-contents and label sections clearly.