Im/Migration Story Digitization Day

Co-facilitated event on July 15, 2017.

Dig out your precious photographs, documents, or letters and Xavier’s Public History Program & Library Team will create digital copies for you. Preserve your im/migration memorabilia for future generations and, if you like, share your history with the public.

Wikipizza!

Co-facilitated at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, November 2012

Wikipedia + Free Pizza = Wikipizza!

Learn about the world’s largest encyclopedia & eat free pizza. Topics include an introduction to Wikipedia, how to make your own contributions to this vast resource and what tools the library has available to help.

  • 10:00 – 10:15 Welcome, introduction
  • 10:15 – 11:00 Markup: the nuts & bolts of editing Wikipedia
  • 11:10 – 12:00 Research: make the most of library resources
  • 12:00 – 1:00 FREE PIZZA & open discussion of issues surrounding Wikipedia
  • 1:00 – 4:00 Editathon: librarians & expert Wikipedians on hand to help guide you through your first edits & assist in your research.
  • Event is free, but registration is required: http://cinlib.org/wikipizza

    This is an official Wikipedia Loves Libraries event.

    REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP OR MOBILE DEVICE IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE IN EDITING. Wifi will be provided.