Edit-a-thons

  1. Community digest: Wikipedians in Bulgaria revive their history through the Archives Challenge, news in brief

    This month, Wikipedia editors develop and use 6,500 freely-licensed photos in the Archives Challenge. In addition, this week’s news in brief includes editathons in NYC and Belgrade, a prestigious prize for the Wikimedia community in Estonia, new resources for holding Wikimedia events in Africa, and more.... Read more

  2. Community digest: Editors around the world get ready for Wikipedia Asian Month, news in brief

    A new round of Wikipedia Asian Month starts today. For the month of November, volunteer editors will contribute new Wikipedia articles about this diverse continent. In addition, this week’s news in brief from the Wikimedia movement includes a new report on transparency from the Foundation’s board and a magazine article featuring four Wikipedians.... Read more

  3. Writing women into Wikipedia with the United Nations: the #HERstory editathons

    One editor published her first Wikipedia article at a Cairo #HERstory editathon. “I attended without having a clue about what should I do or how to write on Wikipedia,” she said. “I can’t wait to write more.”... Read more

  4. Wikipedia edit-a-thon, 72 hours long, is recognized with a Guinness World Record

    Wikimedia Mexico and Museo Soumaya partnered for the event, named #72HorasConRodin for the “progenitor of modern sculpture.”... Read more

  5. Community digest—First-ever Wikipedian-in-residence in Brazil; First women in science edit-a-thon in Venezuela

    The position will stimulate the use of Wikipedia as a means of scientific dissemination; twenty-one women scientists now have articles on the Spanish Wikipedia.... Read more

  6. 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

  7. Bonjour, hola, and hello: editors gather for the Art+Feminism edit-a-thon

    The global edit-a-thon enters its third year with events in two dozen countries on six continents.... Read more

  8. Join the 2016 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

    Art+Feminism announces the third annual international Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, with 125 events taking place in over 20 countries on every inhabited continent.... Read more

  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. 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.... Read more