Conway Hall

Conway Hall collections helping to improve Wikipedia

Last weekend Conway Hall in central London hosted a Wikipedia editathon to improve pages on Wikipedia about 19th century pamphleteers and the subjects they wrotr about. Hundreds of Victorian-era pamphlets have been digitised and placed on CC0 licenses by Conway Hall library, and these are now being uploaded to Commons at the Category:Conway Hall digital… read more »

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day

15 October is recognised as Ada Lovelace Day and is dedicated to celebrating the contributions of women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Wikimedia UK is proud to be a part of those celebrations. Along with Jisc, we’re supporting an editathon focusing on women in science which takes place today at the University of Oxford. Additionally,… read more »

Notes from the editathon at Conway Hall, London

This post was written by Jonathan Cardy, Wikimedia UK’s GLAM Organiser We’ve run a few editathons now and we know some of the things to expect, and some of the things that can go wrong. Conway Hall on Thursday, 8 August was a bit of an experiment for us, our first evening editathon, and with at… read more »