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  1. The Wikipedia community in Iraq is looking for volunteers

    Iraqi Wikipedians held a workshop in Baghdad to share their Wikipedia editing experiences with potential editors.... Read more

  2. “I will never be quite as proud of something as my writing about women”: May Hachem

    Three years after joining Wikipedia as a student editor, May Hachem has been able to build successful partnerships, mentor hundreds of new editors, and contribute content to Wikipedia.... Read more

  3. Digital archivist brings forgotten stories to light on Wikipedia

    “There are so many people who have sunk into obscurity and had their stories forgotten. We can’t put all of them on Wikipedia, but we can work on ensuring that we do what we can.”... Read more

  4. A history of the finger, as seen through Wikipedia

    The finger has become an indelible symbol of contempt in Western culture. One Wikipedia editor took it on himself to document its history on Wikipedia.... Read more

  5. Remembering Khalid Mahmood

    Today marks one year since Khalid Mahmood, a Wikipedia editor and pioneer, passed away after a long illness.... Read more

  6. Why I proofread poetry at Wikisource

    Poetry: “it is the stuff of the soul; it speaks to the body, the mind, and the spirit alike.” Sonja Bohm worked for years to get all of Florence Earle Coates’ poetry online, and now proofreads poetry on the English Wikisource, the free library. We asked why.... Read more

  7. Why I write about battleships

    Nate Ott has written hundreds of Wikipedia articles about German warships, including every major ship from the 1860s to World War II. We asked why.... Read more

  8. Improving the constructed language of Esperanto: Dietrich Michael Weidmann

  9. Inspire Campaign promotes quality and visibility of content across Wikimedia projects

    A month-long event, called the Inspire Campaign, focused on developing ideas to improve the way contributors review and curate project has recently concluded. Over 250 people submitted or contributed to 100 ideas during the campaign. Contributors interested in improving the quality and accessibility of Wikimedia content are encouraged to review submitted ideas, make suggestions, and volunteer to h... Read more

  10. Tireless and dedicated: Justin Knapp

    Profiling a tireless and dedicated American Wikipedian from Indianapolis, Indiana.... Read more