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Brenda Moon remembered in Wikipedia editathon

Staff and students gathered in Old College on All Souls Day in November to celebrate the lives of colleagues who have recently died by creating new Wikipedia pages to describe their work.

Photograph of Brenda Moon
Photograph of Brenda Moon. Photograph by Mary Moon.

Brenda Moon, the first woman to lead a research university library in Scotland was one. 

Brenda was Librarian to the University of Edinburgh from 1980 to 1996. During her tenure, she played a role in bringing Edinburgh University Library into the digital age. She died in March 2011.

15 new pages were created during the editathon. Other colleagues honoured with new pages include Susan Manning  and Jeffery Collins.

Upcoming editathons

You can keep up to date with upcoming editathons taking place at the University of Edinburgh on our Wikipedia Events and Workshops page.