Foundation

  1. Building for the future of Wikimedia with a new approach to partnerships

    The Wikipedia Zero program will end in 2018 while new partnership opportunities will continue to address critical barriers to participation in free knowledge around the world... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Research Newsletter, January 2018

    Automated Q&A from Wikipedia articles; Who succeeds in talk page discussions?
    With contributions by: Eddie891, Thomas Niebler, Barbara (WVS) and Tilman Bayer... Read more

  3. Wikimedia 2030: Wikimedia’s role in shaping the future of the information commons

    As part of Wikimedia 2030, the Foundation commissioned research to inform conversations and contextualize trends that could affect Wikimedia from now until 2030. ... Read more

  4. Creative Commons launches memorial fund grants and fellowship in memory of Bassel Khartabil

    Creative Commons is accepting applications for two new opportunities to continue the legacy and impact of Syrian Palestinian Open internet activist Bassel Khartabil.... Read more

  5. Upload your pigeon photos to Wikimedia Commons in honor of Craig Newmark

    The founder of Craigslist is an incredibly generous supporter of free and open knowledge and the Wikimedia movement. We want to thank him, and we need your help… along with your pigeon photos.... Read more

  6. Using librarianship to create a more equitable internet: LGBTQ+ advocacy as a wiki-librarian

    An interview with wiki-librarian and Wikimedia LGBTQ+ organizer Rachel Wexelbaum, discussing the role of librarians for bringing greater diversity to Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects.... Read more

  7. What galleries, libraries, archives, and museums can teach us about multimedia metadata on Wikimedia Commons

    Upcoming changes to Wikimedia Commons will make it easier to add, update, and find important information about individual files and entire collections. New research helps us understand what to improve, and why it matters.... Read more

  8. In Cote d’Ivoire, partnering with libraries provides opportunities

    Local volunteers from Wikimedia Community User Group Côte d’Ivoire are partnering with librarians to create an active and vibrant community.... Read more

  9. Three ways we’re changing the Education team at the Wikimedia Foundation

    A survey report is helping a Wikimedia Foundation team define where they were succeeding, and where they could do with improvement.... Read more

  10. How we made that net neutrality clickstream diagram

    To illustrate our recent post on Wikipedia clickstream ‘rabbit holes,’ the Wikimedia Foundation’s Mikhail Popov used R code to create a net neutrality clickstream. An overview of core graph theory terms is provided, along with brief introductions to R packages igraph, ggplot2, and ggraph. While some familiarity with R is necessary, he includes a list of free resources for learnin... Read more