Getting Started on Wikipedia

Presentation Description

Did you know you can edit Wikipedia? One of the most popular websites in the world, Wikipedia is an encyclopedia that anyone can contribute to. In this presentation, you will learn everything you need to get started: the five pillars of Wikipedia, the anatomy of a page, how to set up an account, where to go for help, and how to start editing.

This presentation is ideal for those interested in learning about Wikipedia and how they can edit the site. The presentation is a standalone program, but also works well as part of a workshop or edit-a-thon.

Presentation Summary

    • Length: 45 minutes, including Q&A
    • Audience: Wikipedians, educators, and students
    • Audience Level: Beginner to moderate
    • Resources: Handout