Wikipedia:WikiProject Open welcome
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Are you new to Wikipedia, or to WikiProject Open? We look forward to working with you! lists some tasks to get you started with Wikipedia and WikiProject Open. Thank you for your interest!
Joining the project
Welcome! We think you'll like it here. These simple steps will get you started! Please let us know (on the "Talk" tab, above) when you've completed them!
- Create a Wikipedia account - it's quick and easy, and you'll see a link back to this page.
- Create your user page. Click your username, in red, at the top of the Wikipedia screen, and add a sentence or two about yourself.
- Add your name to the Join the team page
- Come say hi, and tell us a bit about what content interests you on Wikipedia, on our project talk page, and/or the Open Access email list (subscription info listed at the top of the talk page).
If you want more substantial help:
- Take a look through the course materials from the free online course Writing Wikipedia Articles.
Getting to work
- Explore all the tabs above, to get a feel for how the project is structured. Please leave any comments, questions, or suggestions on the project talk page.
- Brand new to Wikipedia? A good place to cut your teeth is on the Community portal, which has a list of Articles for Improvement.
- Looking for an article to work on relating to openness? We have a regular "Collaboration of the Week -- this week, please join us in working on Open educational resources policy and open content.
- Is there an area you know particularly well, or that interests you? Please review a relevant Wikipedia article, to get discussion going on how to improve it! Simple instructions here: WP:Communicate OER Article Review
- Check back here regularly for further suggestions.
Thank you for your interest and your contributions!