Wikipedia for Researchers – Free Workshops at the British Library

Friday 16th November, 14:00-15:00, British Library Conference Centre, Eliot Room

This 1 hour bite-size talk will provide an introduction to Wikipedia and its community. Andrew will introduce ways Wikipedia can be used by researchers, as well as discussing research done using Wikipedia as a subject.

Friday 23rd November, 14:00-16:00, British Library Conference Centre, Eliot Room

This 2 hour workshop will involve a short general introduction to the Wikipedia projects and a discussion of how they are created and developed, followed by a more in-depth practical session involving learning the basics of editing and engaging with other contributors.
Please bring a laptop; there is wireless internet access, but computers are not provided.

Places are free but limited, so please book your place soon to avoid disappointment by emailing claire.packham@bl.uk, specifying which of the sessions you wish to attend.

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