Community Engagement Insights/2016-17 Report/Question 282-PR20

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Question 282 (PR20)[edit]

Without any preparation, I feel I could explain to a librarian or educator about Wikimedia projects as a tool for (select that apply):

Participants could select more than one option

11% did not select an option [?]

1 – Sharing expert knowledge with the public (59%)
2 – Helping members of the public find expert research materials (41%)
3 – Exposing the public to digital media documenting rare cultural objects (25%)
4 – Student’s writing research papers for their classes (37%)
5 – Educational assignment where students share their research on Wikipedia (25%)
6 – Advancing free or open copyright policies (27%)
7 – Showing how open collaborative projects can work on the internet. (44%)
8 – Adding freely licensed media files to Wikimedia Commons from collections (38%)
59% of participants selected that they could explain Wikipedia as a tool for sharing expert knowledge with the public to an educator or librarian.


Response statistics Value
Total participants[?] 426 (100%)
Answered question[?] 380 (89%)
Did not select an option[?] 46 (11%)
Dropped out[?] (not available)