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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon


Dear Princeton Area Alumni who may also be interested in Wikipedia,

The Princeton University Archives at Mudd Manuscript Library is hosting a student-initiated Wiki-thon on Princeton topics on Saturday, 18 February 2012, 12:30 P.M.-4:00 P.M.  See the attached flyer for details and if you want to participate, email smiceli@princeton.edu by 2/15.

A Valentine for Princeton:

Show How Much You Love University History and Wikipedia!

The Princeton University Archives is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon!

WHO: Interested University community members (undergraduates, graduate students,

professors, staff, community). Limited to

15 participants; please RSVP before

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

.

WHAT: Creating and expanding existing Wikipedia pages about Princeton’s presidents,

notable campus architecture, and other Princetoniana. Participants will set up individual

Wikipedia accounts, learn about the Wikipedian principles of neutrality and the structure

of online encyclopedia articles, and then apply this knowledge to create Wikipedia

articles.

WHEN: Saturday, 18 February 2012, 12:30 P.M.-4:00 P.M. Lunch and snacks will be

provided.

WHERE: Wiess Lounge, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library (next to Sherrerd Hall and

across from the Friend Center).

WHY: To show how much you want the world to know about Princeton and to learn

about Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia you consult for work and read for fun.

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 contact smiceli@princeton.edu with questions.

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP to smiceli@princeton.edu before Wednesday, 15

February 2012 because space is limited.


Sincerely yours,
Daniel J. Linke
University Archivist and Curator of Public Policy Papers
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
Princeton University
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
609-258-6345
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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon ( Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM )

WHAT: Creating and expanding existing Wikipedia pages about Princeton’s presidents,
notable campus architecture, and other Princetoniana. Participants will set up individual
Wikipedia accounts, learn about the Wikipedian principles of neutrality and the structure
of online encyclopedia articles, and then apply this knowledge to create Wikipedia
articles.

Location: Wiess Lounge, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library (next to Sherrerd Hall)
Cost: Free
Organized by: Mudd Library and students

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