Chapters

  1. The International Francophone Contribution Month is here

    Photo by Benoit Rochon, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    During March, across all French-speaking territories, Wikimedians are organizing dozens of events, training workshops, conferences, and photo walks to gather local contributors and promote the Wikimedia projects.... Read more

  2. Who edits Wikipedia?

    Video by Giselle Bordoy WMAR, freely licensed under ccby

    Wikimedia Argentina has released a documentary film about their community to celebrate the fifteenth birthday of Wikipedia.... Read more

  3. “Wikipedia is a testament to what we can create together as a global community”: Sara Mörtsell

    Photo by Victor Grigas, freely licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

    Sara Mörtsell, Education Manager for Wikimedia Sverige, is working to help educators and learners in Sweden understand how free and open education can work for them.... Read more

  4. Community Digest—collaboration bears fruit in Quebec

    Photo by Champlain Marcil, public domain.

    Wikimedia Canada, the Gatineau Center at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ Gatineau), and the Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO) are proud to announce a successful educational project in partnership with a cultural GLAM institution.... Read more

  5. Of Great Pyramids and agile software development: how and why we developed Phragile

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    Phragile is a tool that generates burn down charts, burn up charts and sprint oberviews for the Phabricator boards of agile software projects. Why was it developed?... Read more

  6. Tel Aviv’s new university course is dedicated to contributing to Wikipedia

    Photo by Shani Evenstein (שני אבנשטיין), freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    A new for-credit elective course that focuses on contributing to Wikipedia has opened at Tel Aviv University and is now available to all undergraduate students on campus.... Read more

  7. Community Digest—when a province mobilizes for Wikipedia

    Photo by Melina Masnatta (WMAR), freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    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

  8. Engaging women to narrow the gender gap: Andrea Kleiman

    Photo by Jaluj, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Since 2011, Kleiman has contributed tens of thousands of edits and arranged workshops for women in Argentina and Uruguay.... Read more

  9. Three state museums open the doors to Wikimedia Spain and host concerts for Wikipedia

    Photo by Barcex, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

    Wikimedia Spain is working at three state museums in Madrid—the Museum of Romanticism, the Museo del Traje (Costume Museum) and the National Archaeological Museum—through its first Wikipedian in residence, Ruben Ojeda. We have hosted two concerts and donated the usable recordings to the Wikimedia Commons; a third concert is being held soon.... Read more

  10. “Community revitalization”—working together to strengthen the Hebrew Wiktionary

    Photo by Chen Davidi-Almog, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    2015 was a pivotal year for the Hebrew Wiktionary. How can the Chapter help and support on the process of “revitalizing” a community? And what is the meaning of an independent and prosperous community?... Read more