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JOIN UF ON ZOOM APRIL 30th

 

APRIL 30th

THE LIVE EDIT-A-THON SESSION HAS ENDED 

IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE PLEASE EMAIL ME: 

MEYER.SARAH@UFL.EDU 

 

NNLM VIRTUAL EDIT-A-THON WHY PARTICIPATE ??

Wikipedia’s health topics pages are visited a staggering 7 billion times a year

Its possibly the world’s most popular health information resource.  

Your participation will improve the credibility and content of medical  and health-related articles on Wikipedia

​Besides, its fun! 

 

SPRING 2020 VIRTUAL EDIT-A-THON

#CITENLM 

Topic: we'll be editing articles on preventative health and wellness

Date :April 30, 2020 

No experience required! See How to Participate for sign-up details 

SPRING 2020 VIRTUAL EDIT-A-THON APRIL 30th HOW TO PARTICIPATE #CITENLM

Step 1: Create a free account (link is external) on Wikipedia

Step 2: Register on NNLM campaign dashboard (link is external)

Step 3: Find an article that needs a citation. Here are some strategies:

Step 4: Cite a source

  • Find a source from NLM (link is external) or other reliable website to support the article
  • Add a citation using Wikipedia Style (learn more about adding citations from 1Lib1Ref (link is external))
  • Add the project hashtag #citeNLM in the Wikipedia Edit Summary

Step 5: Share!

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