The LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden welcomes Wikipedia editors to participate in this Edit-A-Thon focused on creating and enhancing pages related to the topic of "Plants and People."
Editors will use the vast historic collections of the Mertz Library in order to create and edit existing pages. Training will be provided for those who have no prior experience editing Wikipedia*.
Please add yourself to the Wikipedia Meetup page here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/NYBG_January2017
Attendees should please bring their own laptops.
Event organizers are Samantha D'Acunto and Esther Jackson.
*A training session will be offered during the first hour of this event. New editors are encouraged to attend this training. Experienced editors may arrive at any point during the event's duration.