CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Join the Network of the National Library of Medicine as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources like MedlinePlus and PubMed.  

NNLM Wikipedia edit a thons are held in Spring and Fall. 

This session will provide captioning and utilize breakout rooms. Contact nto@nnlm.gov if you are in need of live captioning for the breakout room. 

This event addresses increasing health equity through information and the NNLM initiative of citizen science by engaging communities in editing Wikipedia health-related articles with well-sourced additions.

Class Length

2 hour

Class Owner(s)

Contact the NNLM Training Office for more information.

Instructor(s)

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Continuing Education

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 1.

This class qualifies for Medical Library Association (MLA) Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level 2.

CHIS Competencies
C3. Knowledge of Subject Matter and Resources
C4. Evaluation of Health Information
C6. Literacy and Health Literacy
C7. Technology and Health

Classes

Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
#CiteNLM Spring 2024 Wikipedia Edit-a-thon (April 24, 2024) Join NNLM Staff on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources. This event addresses increasing health equity through information and the NNLM initiative of citizen science by engaging communities in editing Wikipedia health-related articles with well-sourced additions. 2.00 CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On
Event Title Event Start Date Summary Continuing Education Credits CE Categories Is Online Registration
#CiteNLM Fall 2023 Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Join NNLM Staff on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources. 2.00 CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On
#CiteNLM Spring 2023 Edit-a-thon Join NNLM Staff on Friday, March 24, 2023 as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources. 2.00 CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On
Fall 2022 #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Join NNLM Staff on Friday, November 18, 2022 as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources. 2.00 CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On
Spring 2022 #CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Join NNLM Staff on April 1st, 2022 as we add citations to Wikipedia articles using trusted National Library of Medicine resources. 2.00 CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2 On