LGBTQIA Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at City Tech Library

We’re excited to edit wikipedia with the new LGBTQIA collections at City Tech Library! Join us in person on April 11th to learn about these great new materials at City Tech Library; to learn about editing Wikipedia; and to help increase representation of LGBTQIA individuals and issues online.

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, April 11, 2024
  • Time: Editing: drop in from 12:30-3:30pm, followed by a reception to celebrate the library’s LGBTQIA collection from 4-5pm
  • Location: City Tech Library Multimedia Screening and Meeting Space (L432), 300 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Technology: Feel free to bring your own device; we’ll also have laptops and tablets available for use.

What We’ll Do Together

We’ll kick this event off with a short talk by Anthony Amiewalan, whose books we’re excited to have in our LGBTQIA collection.

Following that, we’ll give a brief introduction to editing Wikipedia and an overview on how attendees can get started.

We’ll spend time editing Wikipedia until 3:30pm; please feel free to drop in and edit any time between 12:30 and 3:30pm.

Afterwards, attendees are welcome to join us from 4 to 5pm for a reception celebrating the library’s new LGBTQIA collection — and celebrating all our hard work editing Wikipedia!

More Info

Interested in attending, but not a CUNY student or faculty? Please get in touch

All attendees will be subject to Wikimedia NYC’s Code of Conduct and the Technical Code of Conduct. Check out the page for this event on Wikipedia.

Participation in this Pride event is made possible due to generous funding from the New York City Council Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual Caucus and the Office of the Mayor, and supported by The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives.