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Wikipedia Project

  1. 1. WIKIPEDIA OVERVIEW “Wikipedia is a free, open content online encyclopedia created through the collaborative effort of a community of users known as Wikipedians . Anyone registered on the site can create an article for publication; registration is not required to edit articles. The site's name comes from wiki , a server program that enables anyone to edit Web site content through their Web browser”.
  2. 2. WIKIPEDIA DESCRIPTION Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia where you can find out a lot of information on many different subject matters. The only negative part is anymore can write or edit an article on Wikipedia therefore we do not know if everything on the website is reliable information. The user problems it solves are learning new information, being able to write articles and publishing them on the internet for free, and having the access to edit articles if they are not correct. The audience Wikipedia is intended for is anyone who wants to read, write, or edit articles about many things on the internet. Wikipedia is available in many different languages therefore people all over the world can use it.
  3. 3. FEATURES OF WIKIPEDIA Wikipedia offers 4,329,582 articles to read in English.
  4. 4. FEATURES OF WIKIPEDIA CONTINUED
  5. 5. FEATURES OF WIKIPEDIA CONTINUED
  6. 6. APPLICATIONS WIKIPEDIA SUPPORTS
  7. 7. HOW TO FIND WIKIPEDIA The URL to find Wikipedia is http://www.wikipedia.org. When you open up that URL you can select the language you would like to search Wikipedia in. After you select a language you can search for many things Wikipedia has to offer in the search bar. You can make a Wikipedia account by going to https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin/signup&re turnto=Wikipedia%3AWhy_create_an_account%3F and filling out the necessary information (username, password, optional email address, and a security check). You do not need an account to search Wikipedia but it is good to have one because you can chose an appropriate username, communicate with other account holders, use move advanced editing tools, and much more.
  8. 8. THE WIKIPEDIA LOGO Wikipedia’s current logo A partial globe hangs in the Wikimedia office Wikipedia's logo used from 2003 until 2010 Paul Stansifer at the Wikimedia Foundation in front of the Wikipedia Puzzle Globe Logo sculpture in May 2012 A "Wikiball" The 3D Wikipedia puzzle from Wikimania 2007
  9. 9. Wikipedia’s current logo
  10. 10. WORKS CITED http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/Wikipedia http://www.wikipedia.org https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin/signup&retur nto=Wikipedia%3AWhy_create_an_account%3F

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