Ada Lovelace Day

October 14th is Ada Lovelace Day, and one of the events that happen at various Ada Lovelace Day gatherings is “Wikipedia-Edit-A-Thons.” Why?

With Ada Lovelace Day in mind, Science Librarian Nicole Nawalaniec and Public Services Librarian Paul Doty created an online guide to authorship in Wikipedia (one of the main concerns in an “Edit-A-Thon” that can been found on the FODYLL Blog, that includes advice about using Wikipedia and links to research on Wikipedia. There is also a bibliography on Ada Lovelace—if you’re interested in Wikipedia have a look!  ...image used with permission