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Next Date: March 31, 2016

Assessment in Psychology Edit-a-thon 3, University of North Carolina

Participants from around North Carolina (and anywhere!) are invited to gather together at the Davis Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to edit and create Wikipedia entries on assessment in psychology.

Event details[edit]

  • Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016, 6.00pm to 9.00pm EST
  • Venue: Research Hub presentation space and lab room 247 (both on the 2nd floor of Davis) @ the University of North Carolina.
  • Cost: Free
  • Twitter hashtag: #WikiPsychAssessment
  • Participants: The event is open to anyone who wishes to learn and preserve information about assessment in psychology! No Wiki editing experience necessary; as needed, tutorials will be provided for Wikipedia newcomers. Female editors are particularly encouraged to attend. Can’t be there the whole time? No problem. Join us for as little or as long as you like.
  • Details: Attendees will bring their own laptops and power cords. Pizza, snacks, and soft drinks will be provided.

Pages to work on Thursday, March 31, 2016[edit]


Click HERE to sign up for the edit-a-thon!

Structure and format[edit]

We encourage you to form groups! We recommend the following roles in the group that you are forming:

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  • Code Master: Experienced in Wikipedia coding, assist with code writing and proofreading prior to submission
  • Content Manager: Organizing gathered information into sections, and synethesizing material; work with Code Master to ensure code is formatted correctly
  • Devil's Advocate: Commenting and critically appraising weaknesses/biases of article, work with Content Manager and Resource Collector to remedy gaps with evidence
  • Resource Collector: Finding quality evidence for the article, work with Code Master to connect article within/out of Wikipedia, work with Devil's Advocate to fill information gaps
  • Recording Secretary: Work with team to track progress and serve as sounding board for ideas/troubleshooting; responsible for reporting back to event administrator on plan of action, process and progress, also serves as note-taker

However, if for any reason, you do not want to form a team, you are free to work individually.


For participants working in teams, Google Doc links will be provided to help facilitate workflow.

Online participation[edit]

Online participation is welcome! Please list your username and location that you are attending from.

Assessment pages[edit]

Pages of Psychological Associations[edit]

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White-listed resources[edit]

Search engines[edit]

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Academic Journals[edit]

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Journals published by the Association for Psychological Science (APS)[edit]

Reputable Websites[edit]

Additional Reputable Resources[edit]

A Guide to Assessments that Work:

Editing Wikipedia Resources[edit]

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New articles created:[edit]

Articles expanded or improved:[edit]

Event Photos:[edit]

Pictures will be added to Wikipedia and linked here.

Previous events[edit]

Wikipedia Edit-a-thons 1 and 2

Other local edit-a-thons[edit]

This is one of several edit-a-thons happening in Chapel Hill in Spring 2016. Edit-a-thons and meet-ups happening at UNC and in Durham