Community Insights/2016-17 Report/Audience 2/Goal14

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Community Engagement Insights 2016-17 Report

Across audiences Editors Affiliates Program Leaders Developers
Goal 1 - "Improving new editor engagement" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 2 - "Improving community health" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 3 - "Improving collaboration and communications between the Foundation and communities" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 4 - "Improving collaboration and communications around software development" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 5 - "Improving collaboration with affiliates related to partnerships" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 6 - "Improving software for contributors" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 7 - "Increasing software awareness and use" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 8 - "Growing the Wikimedia technical community" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 9 - "Improving information sharing for program leaders and affiliates" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 10 - "Developing the capacity of affiliates" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 11 - "Developing the capacity of program leaders" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 12 - "Improving access to research materials by contributors" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 13 - "Improving understanding of movement fundraising and fundraising needs" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg
Goal 14 - "Increasing awareness of GLAM and Libraries"


Question 281 (PR18)Edit

To what extent do you feel prepared to explain anything related to Wikipedia or Wikimedia (e.g. culture, programs) to a non-Wikimedian who only reads Wikipedia?


Mean = 3.29

3% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Not at all (8%)
2 – Slightly (15%)
3 – Moderately (32%)
4 – Mostly (28%)
5 – Completely (16%)
44% of sampled editors who participated in this question reported feeling mostly or completely prepared to explain anything related to Wikipedia or Wikimedia (e.g. culture, programs) to a non-Wikimedian who only reads Wikipedia.


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.


Question 283 (PR17)Edit

In the past 3 months, I have (select all that apply):

Participants could select more than one option

1% did not select an option [?]


1 – Explained to a friend or family member how Wikipedia works (49%)
2 – Explained to an educator, librarian, or student how Wikipedia works (17%)
3 – Discussed a Wikimedia Project’s culture with someone else (29%)
4 – Helped someone make their first contribution (e.g. editing, uploading image) (15%)
5 – Introduced someone to an outreach program (e.g. GLAM-Wiki, the Education Program, Editathons) (5%)
6 – Helped someone understand or use Wikidata (9%)
7 – I have done none of these (37%)
49% of participants have explained to a friend or family member how Wikipedia works in the last 3 months, while 37% have not done any of these.


Question 285 (PR13)Edit

To what extent are you familiar with GLAM-Wiki projects:


Mean = 1.39

1 – I have never heard of GLAM-Wiki projects (71%)
2 – I have only heard of GLAM-Wiki projects, but never participated in one (23%)
3 – I have participated in GLAM-Wiki projects, but never organized one (4%)
4 – I have organized GLAM-Wiki projects in the past, but no longer organize them (1%)
5 – I am currently an organizer of GLAM-Wiki projects (1%)
71% of sampled editors who participated in the survey reported never having heard of GLAM-wiki projects and 6% of participants reported participating in a GLAM-wiki project or having organized one currently or in the past.


Question 286.01 (PR14)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following:
When any Wikimedia organization partners with external organizations like universities, museums or technology companies…- ...it helps us further our educational mission.


Median = 4

17% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (3%)
2 – Somewhat disagree (3%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (7%)
4 – Somewhat agree (44%)
5 – Strongly agree (43%)
87% of sampled editors who participated in this question reported that they agree or strongly agree with the following statement: "When any Wikimedia organization partners with external organizations like universities, museums or technology companies it helps us further our educational mission." 17% of those who answered the question selected "no opinion".


Question 286.02 (PR14)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following:
When any Wikimedia organization partners with external organizations like universities, museums or technology companies…it helps us further our free content mission.


Median = 4

15% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (3%)
2 – Somewhat disagree (3%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (12%)
4 – Somewhat agree (42%)
5 – Strongly agree (40%)
82% of sampled editors who participated in this question reported that they agree or strongly agree with the following statement: "When any Wikimedia organization partners with external organizations like universities, museums or technology companies it helps us further our free content mission." 15% of those who answered the question selected "no opinion"


Question 286.03 (PR14)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following:
When any Wikimedia organization partners with external organizations like universities, museums or technology companies…- ...it strengthens offline communities.


Median = 4

26% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (3%)
2 – Somewhat disagree (6%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (23%)
4 – Somewhat agree (38%)
5 – Strongly agree (31%)
79% of sampled editors who participated in this question reported that they agree or strongly agree with the following statement: "When any Wikimedia organization partners with external organizations like universities, museums or technology companies it strengthens offline communities." 26% of those who answered the question selected "no opinion"


Question 286.04 (PR14)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following:
When any Wikimedia organization partners with external organizations like universities, museums or technology companies… - ...it creates conflicts of interest in our community.


Mean = 2.64

26% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (18%)
2 – Somewhat disagree (31%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (30%)
4 – Somewhat agree (12%)
5 – Strongly agree (9%)
17% of sampled editors who participated in this question reported that they agree or strongly agree with the following statement: "When any Wikimedia organization partners with external organizations like universities, museums or technology companies it creates conflicts of interest in our community." 26% of those who answered the question selected "no opinion".



Question 287.01 (PR15)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following:
GLAM-wiki helps diversify our content and community


Mean = 3.73

63% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (4%)
2 – Disagree (3%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (30%)
4 – Agree (44%)
5 – Strongly agree (20%)
64% of sampled editors who participated in this question reported that they agree or strongly agree with the following statement: "GLAM-wiki helps diversify our content and community." 63% of those who answered the question selected "no opinion"


Question 287.02 (PR15)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following:
GLAM-wiki provides needed illustrations, video and other media to contextualize Wikimedia projects


Median = 4

62% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (4%)
2 – Disagree (4%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (25%)
4 – Agree (36%)
5 – Strongly agree (31%)
67% of sampled editors who participated in this question reported that they agree or strongly agree with the following statement: "GLAM-wiki helps diversify our content and community." 62% of those who answered the question selected "no opinion"


Question 287.03 (PR15)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following:
GLAM-wiki brings needed experts to help us fill knowledge gaps


Mean = 3.5

63% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (6%)
2 – Disagree (9%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (33%)
4 – Agree (34%)
5 – Strongly agree (18%)
52% of sampled editors who participated in this question reported that they agree or strongly agree with the following statement: "GLAM-wiki brings needed experts to help us fill knowledge gaps." 63% of those who answered the question selected "no opinion"


Question 287.04 (PR15)Edit

To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following:

GLAM-wiki creates special interest groups that damage the community

Mean = 2.59

64% selected "No opinion" [?]


1 – Strongly disagree (16%)
2 – Disagree (32%)
3 – Neither agree nor disagree (38%)
4 – Agree (6%)
5 – Strongly agree (8%)
14% of sampled editors who participated in this question reported that they agree or strongly agree with the following statement: "GLAM-wiki creates special interest groups that damage the community." 64% of those who answered the question selected "no opinion"

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Goal 15 - "Increasing knowledge and capacity related to policy issues" WikiFont uniE100 - article - blue.svg