Geek to Live: How to contribute to Wikipedia
is a nice introduction to Wikipedia editing.
“…the prospect of editing the thing seemed scary and mysterious – I mean, who are these people anyway? How does one become an encyclopedia editor? – but there it was, a big honkin’ typo staring at me. I was suddenly seized by the responsibility – obligation, really – to fix it. So I took the plunge …
It turns out editing an article isn’t scary at all. It’s easy, surprisingly satisfying and can become obsessively addictive. If you’ve always wondered who edits Wikipedia and how it’s done, you’re in the right place. Today we’ll go over how to contribute to Wikipedia and give back to the community which offers so much by way of free information.”