Editor engagement

  1. Meet some featured Wikimedia volunteers from India

    Every month, Wikimedia India selects an exceptionally performing user from the Indian community and features the user on its page. This practice has been effective in engaging dedicated editors with others in the community. ... Read more

  2. How we’re building awareness of Wikipedia in India

    An interview with some of the people involved with Wikipedia in India, wondering what the future holds for the Hindi Wikipedia.... Read more

  3. Wiki Loves Archives: Citizen participation helps rescue damaged archival resources

    At Wikimania Montreal last month, BAnQ and Wikimedia Canada invited Montrealers to digitize iconographic archives in peril. Photographic negatives dating back to the beginning of the century were rapidly oxidizing, and the digitization of these archives was urgent. One hundred volunteers came to the rescue of these memories of Quebec.... Read more

  4. What do you call a homepage? Incorporating indigenous knowledge into Wikipedia

    The Atikamekw Nehirowisiw Nation is working with Wikimedia Canada and other partners to create a Wikipedia of their own, a project that includes everything from writing out their culture’s history, to creating new words for concepts like “homepage,” to deciding if Wikipedia is animated (or not).... Read more

  5. The one true international language is translation

    We may use English, but it’s not an international language that works everywhere for everyone.... Read more

  6. Spreading information in the Wikimedia world

    We need to work to be open for participation for those who want to participate—and in the Wikimedia movement, that requires a lot of translation.... Read more

  7. Wikipedia’s 15th birthday inspires Bangla translators; Odia-language Women’s History Month edit-a-thons

    Bangla-language Wikipedians translated about 600 articles for their language’s Wikipedia; Odia-language Wikimedians hosted their second annual Women’s History Month edit-a-thon.... Read more

  8. Wikipedia Connection: an emerging student club at Ohio State

  9. #BlackLifeMatters edit-a-thon bolsters Wikipedia’s coverage of black history

    Dozens of black history articles were created or improved at the #AfroCROWD Wikipedia editathon in Harlem, New York City.... Read more

  10. WikipediansSpeak: Odia Wikisourcer shares her journey and goals

    As part of the WikimediansSpeak interview series, Odia Wikisource’s most active contributor Pankajmala Sarangi shares her ideas about growing the community.... Read more