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#CiteNLM Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Wikipedia’s health topics pages are visited a staggering 7 billion times a year, making it possibly the world’s most popular health information resource. The objective of #CiteNLM is to improve the credibility and content of medical and health-related articles on Wikipedia by adding citations and information from National Library of Medicine (NLM) sources

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Geographic Scope: Nationwide

Project Status: Active - recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Annotation, Data entry, Learning,

Start Date: 04/01/2018

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Fields of Science: Biology, Computers and Technology, Health and Medicine, Social Science

Intended Outcomes: By holding #CiteNLM Edit-a-thons, we can 1)Make it easier to get credible, evidence-based health information online; 2)Disseminate NLM sources and increase their reach; 3)Leverage network members’ expertise, experiences, and audiences; and 4)Engage NNLM members nationwide.