On Thursday 6 June, John Cummings, Wikimedian in Residence at the Natural History Museum and Science Museum led a workshop including presentations by the President of Imperial Wikipedians as well as current teaching case studies from Prof Henry Rzepa (Chemistry) and Dr Steve Cook (Life Sciences).
The session aimed to give participants a brief overview of Wikipedia, the Wikimedia Foundation, a couple of practical case studies as well a brief introduction to editing Wikipedia.
IC Wikipedians presentation Edward Harding, President IC Wikipedians Society
Teaching wiki within Department of Chemistry – Prof Henry Rzepa (production document not produced specifically for this presentation).
Community payback for undergraduates by Dr Steve Cook
Wikipedia Workshop PPT slides
Wikipedia in life sciences PPT slides
This graphic (created by John Cummings and reproduced here under a CC BY-SA 3.0 licence) is a breakdown of the type of participant to attend the session.
The Imperial College Library ‘Twitter for Researchers ‘ workshop took place last Friday 14 June – you can view the Prezi presentation we used in the session here:
If you are interested in who is on Twitter at Imperial College London, I have just updated the list I created twelve months ago.
See Imperial Tweeters for the list. It might be a good place to start monitoring the conversation!