Tag Archive | wikipedia

You’re Invited to the Historic Maryland Newspapers Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on May 2!

Today’s post is by Amy Wickner, student assistant and iSchool field study for the Historic Maryland Newspapers Project. As part of an ongoing initiative to connect digital collections with Wikipedia, the Historic Maryland Newspapers Project (HMNP) will co-host a  Wikipedia Edit-a-thon (May 2, 1-4pm) focusing on Maryland newspapers. We’ve set up an event page and advance […]

Now Hiring: Wikipedian-in-Residence

The Historic Maryland Newspapers Project is hiring a Wikipedian-in-Residence for the summer months. Our overall goal in bringing a seasoned Wikipedian on board is to improve the quality of Wikipedia articles by increasing the number of relevant citations and links to the rich newspaper content of Chronicling America. This position will be a little different […]