Chapters

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Who edits Wikipedia?

Wikimedia Argentina has released a documentary film about their community to celebrate the fifteenth birthday of Wikipedia.

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“Wikipedia is a testament to what we can create together as a global community”: Sara Mörtsell

Sara Mörtsell, Education Manager for Wikimedia Sverige, is working to help educators and learners in Sweden understand how free and open education can work for them.

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Community Digest—collaboration bears fruit in Quebec

A small church in Quebec, now available for free on Wikimedia Commons thanks to an innovative collaboration between Wikipedia, museums, and education. Photo by Champlain Marcil, public domain. Wikimedia Canada, the Gatineau Center at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ Gatineau), and the Université du Québec en Outaouais…

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Of Great Pyramids and agile software development: how and why we developed Phragile

Phragile is a tool that generates burn down charts, burn up charts and sprint oberviews for the Phabricator boards of agile software projects. Why was it developed?

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Tel Aviv’s new university course is dedicated to contributing to Wikipedia

A new for-credit elective course that focuses on contributing to Wikipedia has opened at Tel Aviv University and is now available to all undergraduate students on campus.

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Community Digest—when a province mobilizes for Wikipedia

This week’s edition also includes the new revision scoring service, which “functions like a pair of X-ray specs”; the awarding of the Erasmus Prize; the possibility of an endowment; and more.

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Engaging women to narrow the gender gap: Andrea Kleiman

Since 2011, Kleiman has contributed tens of thousands of edits and arranged workshops for women in Argentina and Uruguay.

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Three state museums open the doors to Wikimedia Spain and host concerts for Wikipedia

Wikimedia Spain is working at three state museums in Madrid—the Museum of Romanticism, the Museo del Traje (Costume Museum) and the National Archaeological Museum—through its first Wikipedian in residence, Ruben Ojeda. We have hosted two concerts and donated the usable recordings to the Wikimedia Commons; a third concert is being held soon.

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“Community revitalization”—working together to strengthen the Hebrew Wiktionary

2015 was a pivotal year for the Hebrew Wiktionary. How can the Chapter help and support on the process of “revitalizing” a community? And what is the meaning of an independent and prosperous community?

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Bengali Wikipedia: the largest Bengali content website on the Internet

The Bengali version of Wikipedia started its journey back in 2004 and has gradually become the largest Bengali content website on the Internet with more than 38,000 articles on various topics.

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