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Introduction to Wikimedia Commons

Learn how you can easily contribute to the world's largest open Media Library!

Participants will learn

  1. how to upload their audio and visual files to Wikimedia Commons

  2. how to navigate Creative Commons licenses

  3. how to insert content from Wikimedia Commons into Wikipedia articles

  4. how to find self-help materials to take their Wikimedia Commons contributions further

Librarian-Trainer

Michael David MILLER, Associate Librarian
Liaison Librarian for French Langauge Litertaure, Economics and LGBTQ+ Studies
Vice-President of Wikimedia Canada
Questions? Reach me here: michael.david.miller [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Introduction%20to%20Editing%20Wikipedia)

Prior to the workshop:

Please complete the following tasks or readings: 

  1. Read the Project Scope of Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Project_scope
  2. Create a Wikipedia account: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page 
    • Note: your Wikipedia accoutn is used for Wikimedia Commons, Wikisource, Wikidata and the other Wikimedia Movement projects. 
Date: 
Friday, March 12, 2021
Time: 
12:00
Duration: 
60 minutes
Room: 
Online Workshop
Building/Location: 
via Zoom
Associated Branch: 
Humanities and Social Sciences Library
Special Notes: 
WORKSHOP CANCELLED please contact michael.david.miller@mcgill.ca if you have any questions.
Campus: 
Downtown Campus

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