Wikimedia Foundation

Wikimedia Foundation adopts Open Access Policy to support free knowledge

This post was originally published on the Wikimedia Foundation blog by Dario Tarborelli and Yana Welinder. Re-published under CC-BY 3.0 unported The Wikimedia Foundation is committed to making knowledge of all forms freely available to the world. Beginning today, our new Open Access Policy will ensure that all research work produced with support from the… read more »

The Wikidata revolution is here: enabling structured data on Wikipedia

This post was written by Tilman Bayer, Senior Operations Analyst of the Wikimedia Foundation. It was originally posted on the Foundation’s blog here. A year after its announcement as the first new Wikimedia project since 2006,Wikidata has now begun to serve the over 280 language versions of Wikipedia as a common source of structured data that can… read more »

Wikimedia projects reach more than 500 million people per month

The below was originally published by Sue Gardner, Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, on the Foundation’s blog. You can see the original here. In the Wikimedia movement, we have a vision statement that inspires many contributions to our endeavour: “Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all… read more »

Wikimedia UK and Wikimedia Foundation appoint independent reviewer

Today Wikimedia UK and the Wikimedia Foundation are announcing the appointment of Compass Partnership to produce the review and report on the governance of Wikimedia UK. The governance review was announced on September 28, 2012 in a joint statement by Wikimedia UK and the Wikimedia Foundation. The legal teams at Wikimedia UK and the Wikimedia Foundation… read more »