How to Get Started on Wikipedia for #Archaeology

Doug's Archaeology

After banging on for the last few days about the need to engage with Wikipedia (see part 1, part 2, part 3) I would be remiss to not mention how people can get involved.

Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime

There are no requirements to edit Wikipedia- none. In fact, you don’t even need to be logged in to edit a page. On any page just click the edit button and you can edit the page. Though not being logged in might increase the chances of someone thinking you are vandalizing a page and reversing your changes.

Let’s Not Reinvent the Wheel.

I could run through how to use Wikipedia but why reinvent the Wheel? There is an excellent resource, The Wikipedia Adventure, that takes you through a tutorial on how to use Wikipedia. I recommend it.


Another resource that you can use is a ‘tour’. It is…

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