Wikipedia is probably the largest collection of knowledge ever assembled, and is certainly the most widely accessible, thus providing excellent opportunities for the academic community to share its expertise. In this practical workshop participants will develop Wikipedia editorial skills, from setting up a user account to editing and formatting content. There will also be opportunities for discussion on the merits of academic review for Wikipedia.
|Intended audience||This workshop is for researchers who would like to share their expertise with the wider public.|
|Prior knowledge||No previous experience in editing Wikipedia is needed.|
|Format||Presentation, practical exercises and some group work|
|Further information||This course is taught by the British Library Wikipedian in residence, Andrew Gray.|
|Where next?||See the engage webpage.|
Frequency: This course runs subject to demand. Express an interest in future dates for this course.