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Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon 2019

Hollins University is offering an event designed to improve coverage of gender, feminism and the arts on Wikipedia.

Library & Information Science Stubs

Library & Information Science (Stubs)

Library & Information Science Biography (Stubs)

Start by finding new sources and adding & citing new information to these "stubs." You can add the word "stubs" to a search to find short articles that have been labeled for improvement. To see an example, Google "Wikipedia actor stubs."

Women in Red

Women in Red refers to a project to make lists of women in all subject areas who are notable and should be included on Wikipedia. Working on a Woman in Red means creating a new article from scratch. Don't let this stop you: you can always start with a stub, and work to expand it later!

Practicing

To get full permissions to be an editor, you need to make at least 10 edits. If you make a major edit before you have full permissions (like removing a paragraph from an established page), it will be flagged almost immediately.

A good way to practice editing is to make smaller edits, like grammatical edits or citation edits. Unsure where to add citations? Try Wikipedia's Citation Hunt

Article Wizard: Help Creating New Article Drafts