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NNLM Webinar: Spring 2020 #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training

NNLM Webinar: Spring 2020 #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Training. NLM Tech Bull. 2020 Mar-Apr;(433):b3.

2020 March 04 [posted]

The next National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) #citeNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will take place on April 30, 2020 and will focus on articles related to Preventive Health and Wellness. During the all-day online event, we invite you to add citations and content to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources like MedlinePlus, PubMed, and Genetics Home Reference. Participants can follow the hashtag #citeNLM on Twitter throughout the day to ask questions, post photos, and share personal experiences. Librarians, educators, and other aspiring Wikipedians can also join our spring campaign by hosting an event for their students, faculty, or communities. Visit the #citeNLM project page for more information.

Participate in our hands-on training on April 2, 2020 to learn more. In this one-hour webinar, presenters will give an overview of:

  • The role of Wikipedia and the importance of edit-a-thons
  • Participating in the #citeNLM Virtual Edit-a-thon by joining the event dashboard
  • How to become a Wikipedia editor
  • Citing NLM resources and best practices for editing articles on medical and health topics
  • Hosting your own in-person event anytime in April using the #citeNLM Guide for Organizers

For more information about #citeNLM and to join the spring 2020 campaign, visit our project page.

Date and time: Thursday, April 2, 2020, 2:00PM - 3:00PM EDT

Register here:

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