Wikipedia

  1. The first week’s highlights from #1lib1ref

    We are just over a week into the second annual #1lib1ref campaign, where we “imagine a world where every librarian adds one more reference to Wikipedia.”... Read more

  2. Why I wrote 100 articles in 100 days about inspiring Jewish women

    Maor Malul participated in the #100wikidays challenge, creating 56 articles in Spanish, 21 in Portuguese, 13 in Ladino and 10 in English. Here, he talks about this experience and what made him move on to #100WikiCommonsdays shortly afterwards.... Read more

  3. Librarians offer the gift of a footnote to celebrate Wikipedia’s birthday: Join #1lib1ref 2017

    Making sure that the public, our patrons, reach the best sources of information is at the heart of the Wikipedia community’s ideals.... Read more

  4. #100womenwiki: A global Wikipedia editathon

    Wikimedia communities around the world held a multi-lingual, multi-location editathon in partnership with the BBC to raise awareness of the gender gap on Wikipedia, improve coverage of women, and encourage women to edit.... Read more

  5. Trump, Prince, and Queen Elizabeth: 2016’s most-read Wikipedia articles

    The English Wikipedia’s list is led by the United States president-elect, who topped all other articles with nearly three times more views than last year’s #1. But the second-screen effect powered Britain’s queen, Pablo Escobar, and O. J. Simpson to surprisingly high places.... Read more

  6. Death, politics, and Vincent van Gogh: 2016 as seen through the lens of Wikipedia

    Which English Wikipedia articles were edited most in 2016? Find out what captured editors’ interests.... Read more

  7. News on Wikipedia: Wikipedians track the Dakota Access Pipeline

    The Dakota Access Pipeline has been the subject of significant controversy in recent months. Wikipedians are chronicling the story as it unfolds with neutral and factual information.... Read more

  8. Creating and writing sports history on Wikipedia: A Wikipedian’s experience at the Paralympic Games

    Documenting the history of the Paralympics Games on Wikipedia with the help of dedicated volunteers.... Read more

  9. Wait, what? Alex, the parrot with a little human brain

    Alex knew the meaning of a hundred English words, could count to six, could answer and even ask questions, how to apologize (when appropriate), and how to protest when people did something he didn’t want.... Read more

  10. News on Wikipedia: Fidel Castro, president of Cuba, dead at 90

    Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons are here to help you learn more about the recently deceased Fidel Castro.... Read more