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  • How do people work on Wikipedia?

  • This is Veronica.

  • Like millions of people, she reads Wikipedia daily.

  • But Veronica wants to do more.

  • She wants to join the enormous community behind the articles thes air the people who keep everything up to date and neutral.

  • But how did they do it?

  • In addition to all the articles, there are numerous other user created pages, including help pages and tutorials.

  • Veronica can even find a mentor because the members of the Wikipedia community help each other, so Veronica creates her own user page.

  • There she tells the community about her work on Wikipedia and her favorite subject, railroads.

  • On Wikipedia.

  • She encounters thousands of inquisitive people who not only want to share their knowledge but also talk about it.

  • What does she do when there's new, exciting information about a train related topic?

  • Easy, Veronica simply posts the link to the talk page of that Wikipedia article.

  • Together with other users, she now discusses how to use this new information to make the article even better.

  • On the talk page, everyone contributes their own perspective, forming a coherent overall picture of the topic.

  • Veronica also checks the wiki projects and thematic portals that especially interest her.

  • She finds a list of topics that Wikipedia already covers on topics that are not yet covered adequately.

  • But Veronica isn't satisfied yet.

  • She also wants to discuss things offline.

  • In most countries, she can participate in regular Wikipedia meet ups and editorial meetings.

  • Some cities even have a dedicated Wikipedia office, where volunteers meat to edit collaboratively or hold events.

  • Of course, Veronica can also work alone, but as a part of Wikipedia, she doesnt just share her knowledge with others.

  • She learns plenty of fascinating things herself.

How do people work on Wikipedia?

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How do people work on Wikipedia?

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/05
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