ART+FEMINISM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

March is ART+FEMINISM and Vanderbilt Library’s having a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon! Why We Edit Wikimedia’s gender trouble is well documented: less than 10% of contributors to Wikipedia identify as female. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity, however, is not. Content is skewed by the lack… Keep Reading

Places & Spaces Workshops @ the Wond’ry

In conjunction with the Places & Spaces: Mapping Science exhibit, the Wond’ry will be hosting several workshops: February 7: Creating Illustrations and Figures with Inkscape February 8: Interactive Data Analysis with R and ggvis February 9: Visualizing Data with Tableau March 16: Using a GoPro Camera March 22: The Artistic, Scientific, and Political Impact of… Keep Reading

Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Tuesday November 15, 11am-4pm Special Collections (Central Library) Lunch provided The library is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon focused on developing, improving, and updating articles about women and science.  Join us in learning and writing about women scientists, explorers, and their work in STEM. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the basics of Wikipedia editing… Keep Reading

Semantic Web Working Group

The semantic web working group meets Mondays at noon in the Central Library, room 800FA. Using the architecture of the World Wide Web (such as URI’s and http), the Semantic Web supports a common framework, allowing data to be shared and reused across boundaries both technical and social. The Semantic Web is built on the… Keep Reading