If there’s nothing that irritates you more than a stub article on Wikipedia, you might be pleased to know that the Manchester Girl Geeks were on the case, with a whole day dedicated to learning how to edit Wikipedia and improve articles on female scientists, engineers and fellow girl geeks of the past.
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What does Wikipedia mean to you? As the 7th most popular website worldwide, probably quite a bit. You may have used Wikipedia to study, to learn, to laugh; but have you ever thought about how to improve this invaluable resource? Wikipedia is the free encyclopaedia that anyone can edit and that means you!
Title: Wikipedia and You – How to Edit, Upload and Read!
Description: Wikimedia UK and Manchester Girl Geeks
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 16:00
Book: Register your place
A Wikipedia editing day, Saturday 12th November MadLab.
With help from experienced Wikimedians, learn how to contribute to Wikipedia and its sister projects.
Please bring a laptop or tablet device, and an interesting book, a digital photograph, or anything else that you think should “be on Wikipedia”.
This is a free event, but please register online beforehand: http://wikiandyou.eventbrite.com/