Edit-a-Thons are held over a 3-4 hour time period, but participants are welcome to drop in and out throughout the event. When you arrive at the event, you can join a team of editors working on an article or work solo, if you prefer. One of our experienced editors will show you how to get started choosing and editing an article, and we will be nearby to help as you go through the editing process.
There will be a station set up with a selection of resources specific to the edit-a-thon topic. You can use these to add information to some of the suggested articles.
There will also be a food and relaxation station for you to take breaks with others in between edits.
Consider bringing with you to the Edit-a-Thon:
The Library will provide for you at the Edit-a-Thon:
2. Choose an article to edit.
3. Select a few relevant resources and pull out the information you want to add. (Check out the Resources Station at the event or browse the Resources page on this guide. Consult with a librarian or staff member at the event for help).
4. Open the visual editor.
5. Edit text.
6. Add references/citations.
7. Add images.
8. Document your changes and publish your edits.
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