The Princeton University Archives is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on the theme of Women at Princeton!

Prince­ton Alumni Weekly high­lights ‘She Roars’ conference

By Cass Cliat, Pub­lished in the April 25, 2012, issue

WHO: Interested University community members (students, graduate students, professors, staff, community).  Limited to 15 participants; please RSVP before Wednesday, 16 May 2012.

WHAT: Creating and expanding existing Wikipedia pages about the history of women at Princeton as faculty members, wives, visitors, and students; and on the history of coeducation at Princeton. Participants will set up individual Wikipedia accounts, learn how to write an article, and then use University Archives resources to write and edit articles.

WHEN: Saturday, 19 May 2012, 12:30 P.M.-4:00 P.M.  Lunch and snacks will be provided.

WHERE: Wiess Lounge, Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library (next to Sherrerd Hall and across from the Friend Center).

WHY: To increase the number of pages on Wikipedia about the history and roles of women at Princeton and to help close the Wikipedia Gender Gap.

OTHER: Please bring your laptop since you will be asked to create a Wikipedia account (if you do not already have one; you are not required to have an account before participating).

IMPORTANT: Please RSVP by emailing AND adding your name to the list on the Wikipedia Meetup page before Wednesday, 16 May 2012 because space is limited.

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