Welcome to the next IAML online event!
On Monday 24 January 2022, at 14.00-18.00 UTC (GMT), IAML will be hosting a Wikipedia workshop. It will be led by Angela Pratesi, Bowling Green State University (Ohio, USA), and Anna Kijas, Tufts University (Massachusetts, USA). Angela and Anna have a lot of experience of teaching both beginners and confident editors. They led a similar workshop at an MLA Annual Meeting a few years ago and are now generously offering to do the same for IAML's members.
All members of the IAML community are invited, and no previous experience of Wikipedia editing is required. The workshop will start with a training session where basic skills and "Wikipedia etiquette" will be taught. Participants will learn how to create, update, and improve Wikipedia articles pertaining to music libraries, archives and documentation centres. After the introduction, the participants will be able to work individually. Assistance will be available during the entire workshop, but you are free to come and go as you please.
We hope that many members will participate in the workshop and can then help to make IAML and our profession more visible on Wikipedia. As you well know, many people use Wikipedia as their first source of reference. It is therefore important that the information related to IAML is accurate and kept up to date.
You can register for the meeting by following this link:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Use this link to see what time zone the meeting will be taking place in where you are.
Deadline for registration: 14 January 2022