University of Oxford Department of Zoology Wikipedia training 2012
Basics[edit | edit source]
- Date: Friday 7 December, 11am-5pm
- Venue: Oxford, OX1 3PS, http://www.zoo.ox.ac.uk/contact
- Cost: Free
- Twitter: @wikimediauk
- Participants: Wikipedia newcomers, post-graduates and researchers from the Zoology department. 10-20 participants.
- Registration: Peter Holland <peter.hollandzoo.ox.ac.uk>, also for questions about the department.
- Any questions: leave a note on the talk page
Topics for the workshop[edit | edit source]
Topics that were suggested by Peter:
- How to edit
- Policies and issues for academics
- Avoiding bias and claimed conflict of interest
- Consensus and engaging with the community using peer review and WikiProjects
- Other projects beyond Wikipedia, multiple languages and (inevitably) handling copyright releases
- Assessing public impact from a research funding point of view
Venue[edit | edit source]
- Oxford, OX1 3PS, http://www.zoo.ox.ac.uk/contact
- IT suite with computers and internet
Trainers[edit | edit source]
Feedback[edit | edit source]
From Peter soon after the event: Just wanted to say that the event went very well, and I got some good feedback. We succeeding in making some positive changes to pages on the day, and I even did another page today. Thanks again for helping set it up.