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We are in the process of organizing a number of Wikipedia Editing Workshops at St James Cavalier in Valletta.  
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On this page you'll find a list of dates when Wikipedia Editing workshops are scheduled to take place, along with essential links.
  
On this page you'll fine a list of dates when the workshops are scheduled to take place along with a essential links.
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'''If you plan to come to any of the workshops we recommend you bring a laptop with you. Wi-fi will be available on site. PLEASE NOTE: until further notice all face-to-face events have been suspended and we're presenting all our workshops online.'''
  
== General Introduction for New Wikipedia Editors ==
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If you like, you can also learn a little about editing ahead of time by following [http://en.wikipedia.org/Wikipedia:Tutorial the official Wikipedia Tutorial], or see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents/Getting_started Getting started on Wikipedia] for more information.
A general introduction for new Wikipedia editors. Come along if you're interested in learning how to edit Wikipedia.
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* Date: Wednesday 9 March at 6pm
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These workshops are normally designed as instructional sessions of an introductory nature or focusing on specific advanced aspects of editing. We also hold [[Edit-a-thons]] where you can come along and create or edit articles about a specific topic. Sometimes the edit-a-thons will also feature a quick guide for new editors (or a refresher for novices) to ensure that participants can take part in the proceedings more fully.
* Duration: 2 hours
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* Location: St James Cavalier Cinema
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== Upcoming events ==
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Upcoming workshops will be listed here. Follow us on [http://www.facebook.com/wikimalta Facebook] or [http://www.twitter.com/wikimalta Twitter] for regular updates.
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;''Goal for these sessions: to skill up new and beginner editors while creating and improving Wikipedia pages.
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NOTE: you only need to do two things to participate fully in a Wikipedia editing workshop:
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# '''[[wikipedia:Special:UserLogin/signup|CREATE A WIKIPEDIA USER ACCOUNT]]''' (if you don't already have one)
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# Login to [https://meet.google.com/pve-bktf-khu Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet] at 6pm on the day of the online workshop
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''If you like, you can also [[wikipedia:Wikipedia:Tutorial|learn a little about editing ahead of time here]] or [[wikipedia:Wikipedia:Training/For_students|here]].''
  
== Electronic Music Malta Introduction for new Wikipedia Editors ==
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''If you really want to get ahead of the curve, see [[wikipedia:Help:Contents/Getting started|Getting started on Wikipedia]] for more information.''
A general introduction for new Wikipedia editors during the Electronic Music Malta convention.
 
* Date: Saturday 19 March at 2pm
 
* Duration: 2 hours
 
* Location: Spazju Kreattiv - Spot C
 
  
== Links ==
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=== [[Wikipedia Workshops for Translators]] ===
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* 19-20 January 2021
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=== Wikipedia 20 ===
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* Various dates: January - March 2021
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See [https://mt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedija:Wikipedia_20 Wikipedija:Wikipedia 20] for details
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== Past events ==
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{{:Wikipedia_Editing_Workshops/Past_events}}
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== Other workshops ==
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=== [[Wikipedia Editing Workshops for Bioversity]] ===
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* Dates: 2016 + 2018
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* Location: Bioversity HQ, Rome, Italy
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WCM has provided Wikipedia editing workshops for Bioversity at its HQ in Rome, Italy on two occasions.  During these workshops, researchers and other associates of Bioversity explored ways to share their expert knowledge on agriculture and forestry.
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=== [[Wikipedia Editing Workshops for EUFORGEN]] ===
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* Dates: 2020
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* Locations: Avignon (France) + Bonn (Germany)
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WCM has provided Wikipedia editing workshops for EUFORGEN through the European Forestry Institute on two occasions.  During these workshops, researchers and other associates of EUFORGEN explored ways to share their expert knowledge on agriculture and forestry.
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== See also ==
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* [[Edit-a-thons]]
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* [[Meetups]]
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== Resources ==
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UserLogin/signup Create a Wikipedia Account] (if you don't already have one)
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:UserLogin/signup Create a Wikipedia Account] (if you don't already have one)
* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Cheatsheet Wikitext Cheat Sheet] simplified help
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Cheatsheet Wikitext Cheat Sheet] simplified help
 
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* [[Media:Wikipedia-workshop for new editors.pdf|Slideshow used during the workshops]] - PDF format
If you like, you can also learn a little about editing ahead of time by following [http://en.wikipedia.org/Wikipedia:Tutorial the official Wikipedia Tutorial], or see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Help:Contents/Getting_started Getting started on Wikipedia] for more information.
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* [[Media:Wiki_Loves_Monuments.pdf|Wiki Loves Monuments presentation]] - PDF format
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* [http://www.artandfeminism.org/editing-kit/ Editing kit] (prepared for Art + Feminism edit-a-thon
  
If you plan to come to any of the workshops we recommend you bring a laptop with you. Wi-fi will be available on site.
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[[Category:Wikipedia Editing Workshops]]
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[[Category:WCM Activities]]

Latest revision as of 07:16, 17 January 2021

On this page you'll find a list of dates when Wikipedia Editing workshops are scheduled to take place, along with essential links.

If you plan to come to any of the workshops we recommend you bring a laptop with you. Wi-fi will be available on site. PLEASE NOTE: until further notice all face-to-face events have been suspended and we're presenting all our workshops online.

If you like, you can also learn a little about editing ahead of time by following the official Wikipedia Tutorial, or see Getting started on Wikipedia for more information.

These workshops are normally designed as instructional sessions of an introductory nature or focusing on specific advanced aspects of editing. We also hold Edit-a-thons where you can come along and create or edit articles about a specific topic. Sometimes the edit-a-thons will also feature a quick guide for new editors (or a refresher for novices) to ensure that participants can take part in the proceedings more fully.

Upcoming events

Upcoming workshops will be listed here. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter for regular updates.

Goal for these sessions: to skill up new and beginner editors while creating and improving Wikipedia pages.

NOTE: you only need to do two things to participate fully in a Wikipedia editing workshop:

  1. CREATE A WIKIPEDIA USER ACCOUNT (if you don't already have one)
  2. Login to Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet at 6pm on the day of the online workshop

If you like, you can also learn a little about editing ahead of time here or here.

If you really want to get ahead of the curve, see Getting started on Wikipedia for more information.

Wikipedia Workshops for Translators

  • 19-20 January 2021

Wikipedia 20

  • Various dates: January - March 2021

See Wikipedija:Wikipedia 20 for details

Past events

2020

Art and Feminism

Goal for this session: to skill up new and beginner editors create and improve Wikipedia pages about Women Artists.

Goal for this session: to skill up new and beginner editors create and improve Wikipedia pages about Women Artists.

CEE Spring

April 2020

  • Wikipedia Editing Workshop
Thursday 2 April at 6pm
Delivered online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet
  • Rebbiegħa CEE 2020 Edit-a-thon I
Friday 3 April at 6pm
Held online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet
  • Wikipedia Editing Workshop
Thursday 16 April at 6pm
Delivered online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet
  • Rebbiegħa CEE 2020 Edit-a-thon II
Friday 17 April at 6pm
Held online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet
  • Wikipedia Editing Workshop
Thursday 23 April at 6pm
Delivered online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet
  • Rebbiegħa CEE 2020 Edit-a-thon III
Friday 24 April at 6pm
Held online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet

May 2020

  • Rebbiegħa CEE 2020 Edit-a-thon IV
Friday 1 May at 6pm
Held online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet
  • Rebbiegħa CEE 2020 Edit-a-thon V
Friday 8 May at 6pm
Held online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet
  • Rebbiegħa CEE 2020 Edit-a-thon VI
Friday 15 May at 6pm
Held online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet
  • Rebbiegħa CEE 2020 Edit-a-thon VII
Friday 22 May at 6pm
Held online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet
  • Rebbiegħa CEE 2020 Edit-a-thon VIII
Friday 29 May at 6pm
Held online via Spazju Kreattiv's Google Meet

2019

Goal for this session: To create and improve Wikipedia pages/Wikidata content about Valletta.

Goal for this session: To create and improve Wikipedia pages/Wikidata content about the European Parliament.

Wiki Loves Art 2019

Wiki Love Art 2019

Art and Feminism

  • Date: 8-9 March 2019
  • Location: Spazju Kreattiv, Valletta

Introduction to Wikipedia editing for Wiki Loves Art 2019

Wikipedia Editing Workshop for UoM Translators

  • Date: 17 January 2019

2018

Wiki Loves Art

Introduction to Wikipedia editing for Wiki Loves Art
  • Date: 15 February 2018
  • Time: 3:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Location: Space A, Spazju Kreattiv - St James Cavalier, Valletta

Goal for this session: explore the power of Wikipedia as a knowledge-sharing tool and learn editing basics ahead of the upcoming Art+Feminism Edit-a-thon.

2017

Edit-a-thon on art and cultural heritage in Malta

Editathon poster 2017v6.jpg
  • Date: 3 February 2017
  • Time: 9am-midday
  • Location: MAKS Room 507, University of Malta

In collaboration with the Gabriel Caruana Foundation.

2016

Europeana Art History Challenge: An introduction

A general introduction the Europeana Art History Challenge. This session is also suitable for anyone who has never attended a previous Wikimedia session.

  • Date: Saturday 6 April 2016 at 11am
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Spazju Kreattiv - Cinema

General Introduction for New Wikipedia Editors 2

A general introduction for new Wikipedia editors. Come along if you're interested in learning how to edit Wikipedia. This session is also suitable for anyone who attended a previous session.

  • Date: Wednesday 6 April 2016 at 6pm
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Spazju Kreattiv - Studio A

Electronic Music Malta Introduction for new Wikipedia Editors

A general introduction for new Wikipedia editors during the Electronic Music Malta convention.

  • Date: Saturday 19 March 2016 at 2pm
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: Spazju Kreattiv - Studio A

General Introduction for New Wikipedia Editors 1

A general introduction for new Wikipedia editors. Come along if you're interested in learning how to edit Wikipedia.

  • Date: Wednesday 9 March 2016 at 6pm
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Location: St James Cavalier Cinema

Other workshops

Wikipedia Editing Workshops for Bioversity

  • Dates: 2016 + 2018
  • Location: Bioversity HQ, Rome, Italy

WCM has provided Wikipedia editing workshops for Bioversity at its HQ in Rome, Italy on two occasions. During these workshops, researchers and other associates of Bioversity explored ways to share their expert knowledge on agriculture and forestry.

Wikipedia Editing Workshops for EUFORGEN

  • Dates: 2020
  • Locations: Avignon (France) + Bonn (Germany)

WCM has provided Wikipedia editing workshops for EUFORGEN through the European Forestry Institute on two occasions. During these workshops, researchers and other associates of EUFORGEN explored ways to share their expert knowledge on agriculture and forestry.

See also

Resources