Outreach

  1. Mexican Ministry of Culture and Wikimedia Mexico partner to preserve Mexican culture and heritage

    “We are excited to continue to expand Wikipedia’s free knowledge alongside one of the leading keepers of culture in my country,” says Iván Martínez, President of Wikimedia Mexico.... Read more

  2. 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

  3. Building a better #1Lib1Ref

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

  4. James Heilman on expanding the reach of Wikipedia’s medical information

    A conversation with emergency room physician James Heilman, who is working to get medical information into Internet-in-a-Box—a physical device that provides Wikipedia and other content in areas without internet access. ... Read more

  5. See the winners from the 2017 Wiki Science Competition in Ukraine

    Science has to be visible, and Wikipedia needs illustrations. Both goals met in the Wiki Science Competition. Here are winners from its Ukrainian sub-contest.... Read more

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Nurunnaby Chowdhury Hasive, building the Bengali Wikipedia

    Since becoming a Wikipedia editor, Hasive has tried to add something new to Wikipedia every day. He has visited over 30 universities across his country, Bangladesh, to tell the students about Wikipedia, co-organized events to encourage people to edit, and published a style guide book about the Bengali Wikipedia.... Read more

  10. No internet? No problem! Kiwix celebrates ten years of offline Wikipedia reading

    Kiwix, an open source software which allows users to download a copy of Wikipedia in its entirety for offline reading, celebrates its tenth anniversary this month.... Read more