Wikipedia Contributor Oral History

As part of a larger research project on the history of open source, the echo project at George Mason's Center for History and New Media is exploring the history of Wikipedia. As one of the contributors who has helped to build Wikipedia, your memories and experiences are a valuable resource. We appreciate your taking a few minutes to answer these questions.

How and when did you get started with Wikipedia? How has your involvement changed over time?

What types of articles have you worked on? What is your background in those subject areas?

Why do you work on Wikipedia?

Tell us about your best and worst experiences on Wikipedia.

Though these responses will eventually be available in a public archive, you have a choice of how to present yourself; no personal information will be made public without your express consent. We will never give your e-mail address or personal information to any third parties.

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