Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

11.30AM Sun 8 Mar 2020
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The Art+Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon is a global event that aims to address the under-representation of women, feminism and the arts on Wikipedia.

Join Dr Louise R Mayhew for a special communal workshop on International Women’s Day. Across this two hour session from 11.30am – 1.30pm, you’ll learn how to create, update or edit Wikipedia pages on women artists, and contribute to the representation of women on the world’s most popular online research tool.  Held in QAGOMA’s Research Library, you’ll have access to the extensive collection of art resources and knowledgeable Librarians to assist with your research and editing.

Bookings required. This workshop is designed for all –novices to experts. Please bring your own laptop, limited computer work stations are available.

In advance of the workshop, all participants will be sent resources to assist with their preparation for the event, including instructions on how to set up a Wikipedia account, tips & tricks for approaching the edit-a-thon and information on how to utilise the QAGOMA Research Library to assist with your research.