Sister projects overview

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The design and communications teams from the Wikimedia Foundation are exploring the sister projects.

We would love to get to know some of the projects we are less familiar with. We’re hoping you can give us a very short summary (in three to five words) to clarify and describe each project. Thank you!

Wikispecies[edit]

  • For instance: free species directory

Wiktionary[edit]

  • Free (multilingual) dictionary

Wikiquote[edit]

  • Free compendium of quotations

Wikibooks[edit]

Wikisource[edit]

  • Free library, transcribed books

Wikipedia[edit]

  • Free encyclopedia (you already know)

Wikinews[edit]

  • Free, volunteer-written news site

Wikiversity[edit]

  • Free learning resources, etc.

MediaWiki[edit]

  • Freely licensed wiki engine
  • Wiki documenting said wiki engine

Wikidata[edit]

  • Free knowledge base

Wikimedia Commons[edit]

  • Free media repository

Wikivoyage[edit]

  • Free travel guide

See also[edit]