March, 2018

  1. Making women more visible online—with Wikidata tools!

    To celebrate International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Wikimedians around the world make a concerted effort each March to add and edit articles about women in Wikipedia. You can also have an impact (and fun!) by adding information about women to Wikidata, Wikimedia’s multilingual knowledge base. And there are quite a few interesting and fun, volunteer-developed tools t... Read more

  2. PM’ing in public

    Josh Minor on the pros and cons of—and what’s unique about—being a product manager at the Wikimedia Foundation.... Read more

  3. It’s now easier to craft content for mobile devices: Responsive web design at the Wikipedia scale

    A technology for editors to format content for mobile presentation.... Read more

  4. Add your photos of spring to the sum of all knowledge

    The photo repository behind Wikipedia is running a photo contest themed around spring. Here’s how you can join.... Read more

  5. Building a better #1Lib1Ref

    The campaign’s third year was better than ever—here’s how you can get involved.... Read more

  6. How to hold workshops that are fully remote accessible

    Holding workshops in person is challenging, but holding workshops for people in multiple locations is even more so. Design Researcher Abbey Ripstra and Grace Gellerman, the Manager of Program Management, explain how they approached holding a series of remote-accessible meetings.... Read more

  7. Pre-university students contribute to Wikimedia in Google Code-in 2017

    From November 2017 to January 2018, 300 students worked on 760 Wikimedia tasks with the help of 51 Wikimedia community mentors.... Read more

  8. Victory in Italy: Wikimedia wins lawsuit against former Minister of Defense

    The Rome Court of Appeals has ruled strongly in Wikimedia’s favor in Previti v. Wikimedia Foundation. It protected accurate, well-sourced articles, and held that when someone has a concern, they should work through community processes, not try to bypass them with legal demands.... Read more

  9. Luc Héripret on the Orange Foundation’s Digital Schools project

    Luc Héripret leads the Orange Foundation’s work in Africa. ... Read more

  10. Have you ever read Wikipedia’s article on Lady Gaga?

    Meet Wikipedia user “FrB.TG,” also known as Frankie.... Read more