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Women in STEM Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

This guide provides resources and information about amplifying and building upon the work of women in STEM on Wikipedia.

Fundamental Principles

The "five pillars" of Wikipedia:

  • Wikipedia is an encyclopedia

  • Wikipedia is written from a neutral point of view

  • Wikipedia is free content that anyone can use, edit, and distribute

  • Wikipedia's editors should treat each other with respect and civility

  • Wikipedia has no firm rules

The “core content policies” of Wikipedia:       

  • Neutral point of view

  • Verifiability

  • No original research

Wikipedia Guides for Beginners

          Provides additional information about editing Wikipedia articles and information for hosting your own Edit-A-Thon

Practice Editing

Help with Editing