#CiteNLM Fall 2023 Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Class Experience Level
Beginner

This class is no longer accepting registrations

Did you know Wikipedia’s health information is used by 50-70 percent of all physicians and over 94 percent of med students? Let’s make sure health information Wikipedia articles are reliable! Join your colleagues and NNLM staff for a live editing session on Wednesday, November 8th from 1-3 PM CT to chat about Wikipedia, edit articles, and connect with the #CiteNLM Wikipedia edit-a-thon community. No prior experience required!  NLM_NIH resources such as MedlinePlus and PubMed will be cited. We will be editing articles Wikipedia as identified as needing citations.

For more information on the event see the #CiteNLM Edit-a-thon Resource Guide.

We suggest creating a free Wikipedia user account and joining the #CiteNLM Virtual Edit-a-thon Dashboard before the live event!

This session will provide captioning and utilize breakout rooms. Contact nto@utah.edu if you are in need of live captioning for the breakout room session. 

Objectives:

Agenda

  • Introductions and overview of #CiteNLM Wikipedia edit-a-thons: 15 minutes
  • How to edit Wikipedia: 15 minutes
  • Breakout 1 editing session: 30 minutes
  • Check-in and break: 15 minutes
  • Breakout 2 editing session: 30 minutes
  • Closing reflections & what's next: 15 minutes

Class Details

Date(s): November 8, 2023
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Platform: Zoom
CE Credits: 2.00
CE Categories: CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2
Class Experience Level: Beginner
This is a National NNLM class.

Class Contacts

Host/Instructor: Margie Sheppard, Bennie Finch
Technical Assistance: Molly Knapp