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SIA Spring Workshop 2014: Home

Resources for the Society of Indiana Archivists Pre-Conference Workshop for Spring 2014.

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Workshop Agenda

Introduction to Wikipedia

  • Why Wikipedia?
  • Why does it work?
  • How are materials licensed?

Anatomy of a Wiki Article

  • The Article
  • The Talk Page
  • The Edit Page
  • View History

Getting Started

  • Make an Account
  • Sandboxes
  • Wiki Syntax

Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons

  • Uploading Images to Wikimedia Commons
  • Licensing
  • File Size Limitations
  • Using Templates
  • Adding Images to Wikipedia Pages

Wikipedia as Community

  • Policies and Guidelines
  • The WikiProject
  • The Bot Brigade

Archives and Wikipedia

  • Adding Images
  • Improving Citations

Personal Objectives

Please let us know what you are hoping to get out of today's workshop:


Wikipedia in the News

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