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Wikipedia Edit-a-thon •  Ohio Women's History


Welcome to our Wikipedia edit-a-thon site!  Archer Library and LearnAU are celebrating Women's History month by participating in the Ohio Women on Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, sponsored by the Ohio Center for the Book and the State Library of Ohio.

We will be presenting a series of three workshops March 29th through March 31st held in Archer Library's active learning lab, and available on Zoom.  You are encouraged to bring a laptop or mobile device, these will be working sessions.

Interested in learning more? These workshops are open to Ashland University faculty, students, and staff who are would like to explore Wikipedia, learn to edit pages, and incorporate research and citation information.


Easy as 1, 2, 3 • Session Date, Time, & Overview

Session 1: Getting Started
March 29 at 3:00 p.m.

Sign up! Attendees will register for a personal Wikipedia account. We will explore Wikipedia sandbox pages provided for every account and use the visual editor to enter text, format links, create citations, and upload images (time permitting).

Session 2: Research & Citation
March 30 at 3:00 p.m.

Focus for this session will be notable women Alumni of Ashland University. Attendees will crowdsource information about selected alumni in order to edit the alumni section of Ashland University's Wikipedia page and pages attributed to university alumni. Research strategies and citation help will be covered. 

Session 3: Edit-a-thon!
March 31 at 3:00 p.m.

Pulling it all together ... it's time to edit! During this session, we will use the crowdsourced research to edit and update selected Wikipedia pages. 


➤ Let's get started! Navigate this site using the tabs at the top of the page.

Workshop Presenters

Diane Schrecker, Curriculum Librarian

Diane Schrecker, MLIS, M.Ed.

Curriculum Librarian
Head of the IRC, Archer Library
✉ dschreck@ashland.edu
☏ 419.289.5406 | IRC
☏ 419.207.6406 | Office


Carrie Halquist, Reference & Instruction Librarian

Carrie Halquist, MLIS

Reference & Instruction Librarian
301 Archer Library
✉ chalquis@ashland.edu
☏ 419.289.5427


Katy Major, Instructional Designer

Katy Major, M.F.A.

Content Developer & Instructional Designer
LearnAU/Instructional Design Division
Patterson Technology Center

✉ kmajor@ashland.edu
☏ 419.207.6221

Wikipedia Poll

Have you ever edited a Wikipedia page?
Yes! I edit all the time.: 0 votes (0%)
I've thought about it, but not edited.: 2 votes (66.67%)
No, no, no. I have never considered editing a page.: 1 votes (33.33%)
Total Votes: 3