Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums 20 May Wikipedia training

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The Discovery Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne

Basic information

  • Date: 20 May, time 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Venue: Archives education room, Discovery Museum, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Any questions: Daria Cybulska on daria.cybulskaatwikimedia.org.uk, 0207 065 0990 or User:TWAMWIR

Trainee information

As part of the Learning at Work programme, the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Wikimedian in Residence hosted a Use Wikimedia/Editathon session in the Archives Search Room at Discovery Museum Newcastle.

There was be guidance about creating accounts, the different Wikis including Wikipedia, basic editing and free goodies to take away. Suitable for anyone in the service with an interest in this free on line reference tool - members of staff, volunteers, Wikimedia editors active in the North East and others with a burning interest in the linkage between Wikiproject:GLAMWiki. See if you can arrive with a thought about something that needs changing if you are already a Wikipedia user.

There were morning and afternoon sessions at 10am and 2pm. Introductions to Wikimedia were be given at these times. Attendees may stay for as long or as little as they wish.

Trainer information

User:TWAMWIR delivered the training as a part of the Wikimedian in Residence project.

Attendance

3 people - PM session.

Logistics

  • Up to 12 computers with internet access were available