On January 27, anyone could learn how to create professionally articles in the Ukrainian Wikipedia at Vinnytsia National Technical University
The training took place at the scientific and technical library of VNTU in the framework of the Wikimarathon-2019, which is timed to the 15th anniversary of Ukrainian Wikipedia.
Last year VNTU librarians took an active part in such an event. Then during the year they actively implemented the acquired skills creating pages with articles by VNTU scientists in this popular Internet resource.
Having appreciated the quality of the work done, experts from the public organization “Wikimedia Ukraine” invited the scientific and technical library of VNTU to become a co-organizer of the wikimarathon in Vinnytsia this year.
The representatives of Wikimedia Ukrainesays, “VNTU librarians have taken part in such an event for the second time creating pages with articles by VNTU scientists in Wikipedia with a link to the author's works in open access. Such pages give a lot of external links, which raises the rating both the author-scientist and the university in general”.
One of the coachers, kievan Viktor Semeniuk just explains that he writes for Wikipedia himself to give the Ukrainians the opportunity to learn more about the world and the world about Ukraine.
Members who have been creating articles in Wikipedia during the wikimarathon received nice gifts from “Wikimedia Ukraine”.
Alona Kazimova, a representative of “Wikimedia Ukraine”, says
“We thank the administration of VNTU and the Scientific and Technical Library of VNTU for the assistance and active participation in Vinnytsia Wikimarathon 2019”.
Wikimarathon is an annual all-Ukrainian action to write articles to Wikipedia on the occasion of its birthday. There are wikimeetings throughout Ukraine, the purpose of which is to attract as many participants as possible to write articles to Wikipedia.
This year, Wikimaraphon-2019 was on January 26-30 in the Ukrainian section of Wikipedia.
More information can be found here.