Public Domain Day 2018: Edit-a-thon

19.05.2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

Are you passionate about art and literature? Then join us on 19 May to contribute to the biggest online encyclopedia in the world. We will turn you into a Wikimedian!


Write for the public domain

During this session you will create content about the authors and artists whose works are in the public domain since the start of this year.

You will be able to use source material from the collection of the Royal Library, the digital newspaper archive BelgicaPress, etc.


Practical information

  • Saturday 19 May, 10am - 4pm
  • Newspaper Reading Room, Royal Library of Belgium
  • Reservations via
  • Bring your own laptop. We'll provide food.
  • Guided tour in Librarium during the Edit-a thon