Wikipedia and images workshop/December 2012

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Wikipedia photo library workshop - In a nutshell

  • Where?: Mozilla Spaces, 101 St. Martins Lane, Suite 300, London WC2N 4AZ
  • When?: Tuesday 4 December 2012, 2pm-6pm
  • Point of contact: Daria Cybulska or WereSpielChequers. You can also call 0207 065 0994 or email
  • Participants: were encouraged to sign up here. Attendance was free, refreshments included.

Summary of the event[edit | edit source]

Many Wikipedia articles lack images, even though great images are often available. This was a workshop for people who do not have much experience of editing, but would like to help. What did we learn?

  • What Wikipedia's image library, Wikimedia Commons is.
  • How to search for images in Wikimedia Commons
  • How to add images to Wikipedia
  • How to add captions and a description for blind people to images
  • Projects that would benefit: Wikipedia

Attendees[edit | edit source]

If you are attending, please write your User name below - that will help us provide you with support in the future. If you don't have a user name, that's no problem, you can still attend.

Further help[edit | edit source]

Contact the trainers present on the day[edit | edit source]

Contact the Wikimedia UK office[edit | edit source], 0207 065 0994

Useful links to get you started on Wikimedia Commons[edit | edit source]

and Wikipedia[edit | edit source]