Wikimedians for Sustainable Development/Newsletter/2020-07

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This is our eighth newsletter, covering July 2020. This issue has news related to SDGs 3, 5, 7, 10, 11, 15 and 16.

Meetings

  • Upcoming: Wikimedians for Sustainable Development online meeting August 2 (SDG all) [19]
  • Upcoming: Wikimedians for Sustainable Development online meeting August 16 (SDG all) [20]
  • Past: Wikimedians for Sustainable Development online meeting July 5 (SDG all) [18]

News

  • Another Wikipedian is cultivated (SDG 3) [1]
  • Wikijournal of Medicine to be indexed in SCOPUS (SDG 3) [2]
  • How Wikipedia Became a Battleground for Racial Justice (SDG 10) [3]
  • Sask. doctor keeps COVID-19 Wikipedia info accurate with encyclopedic dedication (SDG 3) [4]
  • We stand for racial justice (SDG 10) [10]
  • Edit Loud, Edit Proud: LGBTIQ+ Wikimedians and Global Information Activism (SDG 10) [15]
  • WikiProject Black Lives Matter (SDG 10) [16]
  • The Power of Knowledge: A Look at the AfroCROWD Juneteenth Conference on Civil Rights (SDG 10) [24]
  • #WikiHerStory: a month-long initiative to amplify gender equity work on Wikimedia projects (SDG 5) [25]
  • How the internet will change our coronavirus memories (SDG 3) [26]
  • How volunteers created Wikipedia’s world-beating Covid-19 coverage (SDG 3) [30]
  • COVIWD - A Covid-19 Wikidata dashboard (SDG 3) [31]

Research

  • COVID-19 research in Wikipedia (SDG 3) [11]
  • A Quantitative Portrait of Wikipedia's High-Tempo Collaborations during the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic (SDG 3) [12]
  • COVID-19 mobility restrictions increased interest in health and entertainment topics on Wikipedia (SDG 3) [13]
  • A protocol for adding knowledge to Wikidata, a case report (SDG 3) [14]

Videos

  • Wikimedia Research: Medical knowledge on Wikipedia (SDG 3) [23]
  • More black stories need to be told -- and more black contributors need to tell them! (SDG 10) [29]

New WikiProjects

  • Wikipedia:WikiProject Black Lives Matter (SDG 10) [17]

Featured content

  • Alpine newt (SDG 15) [5]
  • Dementia with Lewy bodies (SDG 3) [6]
  • Secretarybird (SDG 15) [7]
  • List of procyonids (SDG 15) [8]
  • List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Berkshire (SDG 15) [8]

New Wikidata properties

  • thefreedictionary medical term ID (SDG 3) [21]
  • Naturvårdsverket Anordningar OBJECTID (SDG 15) [22]
  • public transport stop (SDG 11) [27]
  • energy consumption per transaction (SDG 7) [28]
  • BTI Governance Index (SDG 16) [32]
  • BTI Status Index (SDG 16) [32]
  • distribution map of taxon (SDG 15) [34]
  • Queensland Biota ID (SDG 15) [35]
  • Australian Weed ID (SDG 15) [36]

Links

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