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  1. What happens when you give a Wikipedia editor a research library?

    The Wikipedia Library Team (owl included) reflects on its new Visiting Scholars Program -- and the new content and collaborations it makes possible. Logo by Heather Walls, CC-BY-SA-3.0

    The Wikipedia Visiting Scholars program gives editors special access to university and library resources, which helps them improve content quality and support new collaborations, as part of the Wikipedia Library project. ... Read more

  2. Wikipedia and university beyond the classroom

    In August 2011, I offered a course called Wikipedia in Roman History for an undergraduate History course at UNIRIO, Brazil. This was the first experiment in teaching with Wikipedia supported by the Wikipedia Education Program in Brazil. Now the program is well established and new courses are added each term, all of them incorporating graded assignments with Wikipedia though a variety of universit... Read more

  3. Wikipedia Education Program pilot kicks off in Brazilian universities

    Even before the Wikimedia Foundation launched its pilot Wikipedia Education Program in Brazil, professor Juliana Bastos Marques, together with Campus Ambassador Otavio Louvem, demonstrated successful work using Wikipedia inside a university. Through their work, they engaged more than 20 students and considerably improved the quality of articles about Roman history. This course was a example of ... Read more