“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”.
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
FEATURES OF WIKIPEDIA
Wikipedia offers 4,329,582 articles to read in English.
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
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.
THE WIKIPEDIA LOGO
A partial globe hangs in the
Wikipedia's logo used
from 2003 until 2010
Paul Stansifer at the
in front of the Wikipedia
Puzzle Globe Logo
sculpture in May 2012
The 3D Wikipedia
puzzle from Wikimania