Ohio Wikimedians User Group/Newsletter/2017/March
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- Organizers throughout Ohio are now hosting at least four Art+Feminism events in the coming weeks! Find an event near you in Columbus, Cincinnati, Oxford, and Oberlin. You are welcome to attend, and if you are an experienced editor, you are encouraged to provide your Wikipedia expertise to new contributors. See the 'Upcoming Events' section below for dates and links.
- We're aiming to schedule the Ohio Wikimedians' first online meeting next week - learn more here and provide your availability if interested!
Upcoming and Ongoing Events
- Offline events
Columbus - Art+Feminism at Ohio State
Cincinnati - Art+Feminism in Cincinnati
Oxford - Art+Feminism at Miami University
Oberlin - Art+Feminism at Oberlin College
Montréal - Wikimania 2017, the annual Wikimedia conference!
- Online events
- The 50,000 Challenge is an English Wikipedia event organized by WikiProject United States. The aim is to improve or create 50,000 articles related to the United States. There is also a subgoal of 1,000 article improvements and creations for each of the 50 states - if you're interested, be sure to sign up to improve articles related to Ohio!
Recent Happenings: February
- Wikipedia Connection at Ohio State teamed up with the university's ACM-W chapter to host a Women in Computing Edit-a-thon. In just an hour of editing, participants (many of which were first time editors) created 2 new articles and improved 11 more.