What Wikipedia can do for you – Lunch and Workshop

Event Details

20th March 2013. 12-3.30pm – Digital Humanities Distributed Laboratory, 2nd floor, Avenue Campus

Wikipedian in Residence at the British Library

Andrew Gray is the Wikipedian in Residence at the British Library, working on an AHRC-funded program to help academics and researchers engage with Wikipedia and its community. A description of the project is available on the British Library blog: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digital-scholarship/2013/02/wikipedia-and-the-british-library.html

Networking Lunch

The event will begin with a networking lunch (buffet and hot drinks provided) with an opportunity to meet Andrew and his colleagues, and will be followed from 1pm onwards by a practical workshop, ending at 3/3:30pm.

Practical Workshop

In the practical workshop, Andrew will give an outline of the project and how it developed, followed by a practical session working with Wikipedia to learn how to engage with and contribute to the project.

All are welcome

This event is relevant to all staff and students from all departments.  This event is particularly relevant to those involved in Digital Humanities.

Register now

Please RSVP to Nicole Beale by 16th March at the latest to register for this event: nicole.beale@soton.ac.uk

Space is limited, so do register as soon as possible to guarantee your attendance.