Wikipedia edit-a-thon brings women scientists out of the shadows
The Royal Society organized an edit-a-thon aiming at improving Wikipedia articles about women in science. This event not only corrects the lack of entries for female scientists but more importantly highlights a deeper problem with women and Wikipedia.
- Wikipedia entry of the event:
- The Guardian's Maev Kennedy provides a brief presentation of the event as it starts:
- The edit-a-thon met a great success.
- Biographical Memoirs: free to access until November 30. Useful for completing the bios!
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