Wikipedia Workshop

Wikipedia Beginners’ Workshop
St. Christopher House
Friday, February 24, 2006, 5-6pm
Presented by Ron Foreman


What’s a Wiki?
Where to find Wikipedia?
Some Wikipedia statistics
How it works?
Quality Standards
Some criticism
Wikipedia tightens rules after Kennedy flap
About the Founder
The Wikipedia Mission: Imagine a world in which every single person is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That’s what we’re doing.
Community Portal
Wikimedia Foundation

Wikipedia’s sister projects
Wiktionary, Dictionary and thesaurus
Wikibooks, Free textbooks and manuals
Wikiquote, Collection of quotations
Wikisource, The free library
Wikispecies, Directory of species
Wikinews, Free content news source
Commons, Shared media repository
MetaWiki, Wikimedia project coordination