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Zoological Socity of London (ZSL) Editathon in Library

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ZSL is hosting an editathon at 2pm on Tuesday 12th August 2014, to improve Wikipedia articles about zoology. This free public event is run jointly by ZSL Library and Wikimedia UK and is led by Ann Sylph of ZSL and Edward Hands of Wikimedia UK. Please do register to join us!

Point of contact: Ann Sylph (ZSL) & Edward Hands (Wikimedia volunteer)

Location: The editathon itself is taking place in the library of London Zoo. This in London on the 274 bus route between Marylebone and Camden town tubes.  Entrance is close to the main entrance to London Zoo

Time: The event will take place from 2pm to 6pm, with tea and bscuits provided.


Cost: Free

The Zoological Society of London has one of the world's finest zoological libraries.


Draft Agenda:

We will have a tour of the library followed by editing on Zological related articles. With experienced Wikipedians and ZSL staff on hand.

How to prepare:

  • Please use the online booking form to register a free place
  • Think about what you would like to edit about - you can even prepare some materials to bring with you on the day
  • Bring a laptop computer if you can,though we have some spares: tell us on the form if you won't be able to bring one.
  • See the event's page for more details and feel free to add your username or to suggest articles for improvement.



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August 12th, 2014 2:00 PM   through   6:00 PM
Zoological Society of London, London Zoo
Regent's Park
United Kingdom

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