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Kentucky Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2021

A virtual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon event with Lexington and Louisville, KY art libraries

Cite, cite, cite!

Kentucky art libraries Art+Feminism Editathon

 

These sources can help you add information to the Wikipedia entries you're working on.

Cite and link as many sources as you can!

Free online reference sources

Reference books available in print at the Little Fine Arts Library

Newspapers

Wikipedia likes documenting facts with newspaper sources

If you are researching a specific artist, search for the artist's name between quotes "  " (example, "sheila pepe")

You can search the big newspaper's websites directly:

 

For older or more historical artists, or for artists working outside the united states, you can also try one of the UK Libraries' subscription packages for access to newspaper content.

Again, search for the artist's name between quotes "   " (example, "ghada amer"):

Citing Wikipedia articles with free pieces in the JSTOR digital library

Tips for Using JSTOR as a Source

You can use JSTOR to help make the world a more factual place! Here are some quick tips:

FIND

  • Use JSTOR’s Advanced Search to craft the best source search. 
  • Focus your search on the best secondary sources (“Journals”) with the most widely available access (“Read online”)

EVALUATE

  • Sort your search results by date to find the most recent sources.
  • In search results, look for the green FREE button that identifies open access articles.
  • When viewing an article, look for the “References” tab to explore related sources.

LINK

  • Use the “stable URL” from JSTOR citations to generate a quick & reliable link to the article from Wikipedia: