• Productivity Resources

    Not sure how to manage your time and get everything done? Want to try the latest apps and paper-based productivity methods?  Check out our digital handout on productivity. 

  • Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Resources

    Here are some tips and resources that will help you take part in our Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Why This Matters: According to Art+Feminism: “Less than 10% of Wikipedia’s editors identify as cis or trans women. And the editors that do identify as women are more likely than men to have their edits reverted.” (read more on this here) This severely affects the kinds of representations Wikipedia creates, and the knowledge it produces. Art+Feminism is part of a larger effort to create greater awareness around issues of diversity and inclusion in open access knowledge sources like Wikipedia. Please be aware that including greater representations of women-identifying artists and feminist organizations on…

  • Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon!

    Come learn how to edit Wikipedia and contribute to a great project to celebrate Women’s History Month! Thursday, March 14th From 11-3 (Drop- Ins Welcome) Digital Scholarship Studio (LITC 182) Level 1 in the Library No experience necessary. Bring a laptop (a limited number of chromebooks will be available). Lunch Provided. RSVP appreciated, but not required. (RSVP here). Art+Feminism is a campaign improving coverage of cis and transgender women, non-binary folks, feminism and the arts on Wikipedia. It is committed to teaching people of all gender identities and expressions to edit Wikipedia. For more information, contact Mary Mahoney at Mary.Mahoney@trincoll.edu

  • Black History Month Crowdsourcing Event – Edit Wikipedia

    Women in Red (WiR) is dedicated to addressing the gender gap in wikipedia entries, turning red links to blue. (Only 17.78% of the English Wikipedia’s biographies are about women). In February 2019, Women in Red is focusing on black women in conjunction with Black History Month. We hope both inexperienced and seasoned editors will join us in creating biographies and other articles about black women, as well as their achievements, writings, organizations, and awards. This virtual editathon allows enthusiasts from around the globe to participate in our initiative. Register Before you start editing, make sure you sign up for a Wikipedia account. (From Wikipedia homepage, click “Create account” in upper…

  • Black History Month Crowdsourcing Event – Transcription Projects

    Sample Projects Projects from the Library of Congress: Mary Church Terrell: Advocate for African Americans and Women Link: https://crowd.loc.gov/campaigns/mary-church-terrell-advocate-for-african-americans-and-women/ Project Description from the Library of Congress: Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954), educator, women’s rights advocate, and civil rights activist, was born into a prosperous Memphis family. A graduate of Oberlin College, in 1895 she became the first black woman appointed to the District of Columbia Board of Education. The following year, she became the founding president of the National Association of Colored Women and, in 1909, a founder of the NAACP. Terrell’s papers document all phases of her public life, as well as her personal affairs. Help us transcribe her diaries…