Museum of Memory calls for editing Wikipedia entries on State violence sites | Arts and culture

Until October 4 the digital version of “Revealing Sites II”, a participatory instance that seeks to contribute to the gathering of historical and photographic information on sites and places of memory associated with the state violence that occurred in Chile between 1973 and 1990.

It is an initiative that links citizens with content associated with spaces recognized as carriers of said memories, thus contributing to their dissemination and promotion.

These data will allow updating the information available in Wikipedia, the largest virtual and collaborative encyclopedia in the world.

To participate, just review the list of proposed memory sites and start editing. Can be added content, references, bibliography it is included images to existing articles. For it, Wikimedia Chile and the Museum of Memory and Human Rights. They have a bank of images freely available to the public.

Registration will be open until October 4, 2020. Those who participate must choose an option from the “Suggested Articles” section and create their own, or edit and improve another by adding content, references, bibliography or images.

If you are a new editor, it is suggested to consult the manual available or to review the tutorials of Wikimedia Chile, an entity that will give recognition to the editors who make the most contributions to the campaign.

“By participating, you will be able to contribute to improving the articles in memory spaces and sites throughout Chile, so that everyone can know, disseminate and value them,” they point out from “Revealing Sites II”. For more information, check this link.

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