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Women of VISE to host Wikipedia edit-a-thon to creates pages for women in science March 29  

Mar. 26, 2019—The Women of VISE, a group of graduate students associated with the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering, will hold a Wikipedia edit-a-thon on Friday, March 29, to develop Wikipedia pages for women in science.

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African American history spotlighted at Central Library

Jan. 23, 2018—A lecture related to little-known African American sports history on Feb. 7 will lead off a series of events celebrating African American History Month at the Central Library.

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Notable women scientists focus of edit-a-thon at the Wond’ry

Nov. 13, 2017—Increasing public awareness and coverage of outstanding women scientists are the goals of a Wikipedia edit-a-thon with Alice White, a historian of science, at the Wond'ry Nov. 14.

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Vanderbilt Libraries to host two Wikipedia ‘edit-a-thons’

Oct. 14, 2015—Vanderbilt Libraries will celebrate Open Access Week by hosting two Wikipedia edit-a-thons Oct. 15 and 23. The community is invited to participate.

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Vanderbilt Central Library to host second Wikipedia ‘edit-a-thon’

Oct. 29, 2014—Vanderbilt Central Library's second Wikipedia edit-a-thon, scheduled for Nov. 1, will focus on global connections.

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Wikipedia editor to speak at VU during Open Access Week

Oct. 8, 2013—Richard Knipel, an editor and administrator for Wikipedia, will speak at Vanderbilt University Oct. 23 as part of its libraries' celebration of Open Access Week.

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John Seigenthaler: “Wikipedia, WikiLeaks and Wiccans: Historical Accuracy Online”

Oct. 25, 2011—Watch video of John Seigenthaler, a nationally recognized advocate for the First Amendment also known for his criticism of Internet vandals who post false information on user-created sites like Wikipedia, speaking Oct. 21 at Vanderbilt’s Central Library. Seigenthaler is the founder of the First Amendment Center, former president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors and...

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Wikipedia, WikiLeaks and Wiccans: Historical Accuracy Online

Oct. 14, 2011—John Seigenthaler will discuss the importance of historical accuracy online during a 3 p.m. lecture Oct. 21 at Vanderbilt’s Central Library. The founder of the First Amendment Center was a victim of misinformation on Wikipedia, a popular and free online encyclopedia.

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