Wikipedia

  1. You’re a researcher without a library: What do you do?

    Investigating solutions for frustrated scholars, nonprofits, independent learners, and the rest of us. To read the full post, including far more specific ideas hinted at by the bullet points here, head over to Medium.... Read more

  2. Wikipedia iOS app named an Editor’s Choice

    The Wikipedia iOS app is among the newest to hold the “Editors’ Choice” distinction in Apple’s App Store. ... Read more

  3. How to design for low-bandwidth users: a conversation with members of Wikimedia’s Global Reach, Audiences, and Performance teams

    Over the last few years, there have been many additional performance improvements to Wikipedia to improve the experience of low-bandwidth users. In this wide-ranging conversation, Melody Kramer chats with employees across the Wikimedia Foundation who think about offline and intermittent access on a daily basis.... Read more

  4. From Sesame Street to Maya Angelou, this Wikipedian digs deeper

    Christine Meyer, better known to Wikipedians as FigureSkatingFan, has worked on many of the English Wikipedia’s articles about Sesame Street. We asked why.... Read more

  5. Six months later: People of Turkey still denied access to Wikipedia

    All language versions of Wikipedia have been blocked in Turkey since late April.... Read more

  6. Bringing light to Czechoslovakian history: Jindřich Nosek and the Art Library Project

    One man’s lifelong passion finds an outlet on Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons.... Read more

  7. Foundation research project learns from Czech and Korean Wikipedia communities

    From May to July 2017, researchers conducted in-person interviews with 64 new and experienced editors in South Korea and the Czech Republic. The Czech and Korean Wikipedias were chosen to represent mid-sized wikis.... Read more

  8. Just how many people are reading Wikipedia in your country, and what language are they using?

    A new interactive visualization allows you to explore Wikipedia readership in various dimensions related to geography and language usage. ... Read more

  9. Why I write about Star Trek

    David Fuchs has written multiple articles about Star Trek on the English Wikipedia. We asked why.... Read more

  10. Winners announced in Europeana’s First World War portfolio contest

    “Each of their portfolios,” Europeana’s Liam Wyatt says, “demonstrated the potential of open-access heritage to help understand European history through diverse, innovative, and qualitative projects.”... Read more