Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/November 2019

WikiWednesday Salon
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When and Where
DateWednesday, November 20, 2019
Time7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
599 11th Avenue, 8th Floor

Wikimedia New York City invites you to attend its monthly WikiWednesday Salon on Wednesday, November 20 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 PM at Metropolitan New York Library Council. No experience of absolutely anything is necessary. All are welcome!

All attendees are subject to Wikimedia NYC's Code of Conduct.

599 11th Avenue


  • Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Food: pizza (have another suggestion? let us know!)
  • Location: Metropolitan New York Library Council, 599 11th Avenue, 8th Floor (southwest corner of 45th Street and 11th Avenue)
  • Subway: A, C, E, 1, 2, 3, 7, N, Q, R, W to Times Square or 7 to Hudson Yards
  • Bus: M42, M12, M50
  • Citi Bike: There is a Citi Bike station located one block away at 46th Street and 11th Avenue
  • Accessibility: An elevator is available to take attendees to the 8th floor. If you require additional accommodations or have any other needs (dietary, etc.), please let us know at


  • 19:00 - Welcome and introductions
  • Recent events
  • Editathons
  • Upcoming events
  • World AIDS Day editathon in early December with Bluerasberry, stay tuned. Possibly December 9.
  • Translation tool demo (Doctorxgc)
  • Structured data on the Wikimedia Commons (Megs) - discussion about the challenge of using textual terms to search for visual elements; urgent need for improved metadata. See example in structured data tab here.
  • Open access policies at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; read more here; Mbabel tool, that created articles based on Wikidata (Pharos)
Met presentation:

Sign upEdit


  • I have an early class again. epicgenius (talk) 16:36, 19 November 2019 (UTC)
  • There's a debate tonight I already have plans for, sadly. — Rhododendrites talk \\ 16:12, 20 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Can't make it tonight, have a great WikiWednesday, see you next month. I am continuing to work on a 2020 Earth Day edit-a-thon hosted by Sure We Can. The redemption center has given us the green light if we want to host an edit-a-thon there. I am looking for help putting it together, if anybody is interested please let me know. Also, if anybody knows any wikipedians who focus on recycling please let me know. --Wil540 art (talk) 23:56, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

Likely attendeesEdit

  • Vyeh (talk) 16:50, 19 November 2019 (UTC)
  • Scottandrewhutchins (talk) 04:19, 20 November 2019 (UTC) 04:18, 20 November 2019 (UTC) I hope the veggie pizza doesn't disappear immediately again. It sure is popular. The Hummus & Pita Company we had that one time was pretty good. I rarely champion tacos, but that place we had at the Wiknic was excellent, but probably too far away from Met Library Council.