Collaboration with Wikipedia and Wikimedia

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This page describes examples and best practices in working together with Wikipedia and the Wikimedia movement.

Possible ways of collaboration[edit]

  • Donation of images and other media to Wikimedia Commons, the database for media of Wikipedia.
  • Donation of data to Wikidata, the knowledge base with structured data.
  • Release of texts under a free license so it can be used in Wikipedia or any of the other Wikimedia platforms.
  • Workshop/course: introduction about Wikipedia and editing Wikipedia
  • Writing session of Wikipedia articles (edit-a-thon), often in combination with a short introduction in Wikipedia
  • Supporting an organisation at their location(s) (like meetings on request or periodical helpdesk hours)
  • Wikipedian in Residence (WiR): a volunteer from Wikipedia/Wikimedia who is active in-house of an organisation and helps with opening up knowledge, working together with Wikipedia, Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons and the other Wikimedia platforms, periodical courses in editing Wikipedia, and more.
  • QRpedia: QR codes to be placed on location to help visitors access information on Wikipedia on site

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