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The Citizendium regards itself as a partner site to Physics Forums.  We are looking for a few good writers to author or improve encyclopedic articles on any subject, but expertise in science and technology is needed in particular for topics which have been neglected for nearly a decade and were incomplete to start with.  
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The Citizendium regards itself as a partner site to [https://www.physicsforums.com/ Physics Forums].  We are looking for a few good writers to author or improve encyclopedic articles on any subject, but expertise in science and technology is needed in particular for topics which have been neglected for nearly a decade and were incomplete to start with.  
  
 
The Citizendium resembles Wikipedia superficially, but it has a different purpose. Whereas Wikipedia writes via massive crowd sourcing, The Citizendium's smaller community of collaborators (who use their real names) strive for quality of narrative, as well as objectivity and accuracy. Our license allows material to be ported to other destinations later and shared (with attribution), so The Citizendium makes a good staging area for articles that may be copied elsewhere later on. You'll have helpful collaborators, whom you become familiar with--but not so many that they overwhelm you. We allow multiple articles about a given topic to be written, too.   
 
The Citizendium resembles Wikipedia superficially, but it has a different purpose. Whereas Wikipedia writes via massive crowd sourcing, The Citizendium's smaller community of collaborators (who use their real names) strive for quality of narrative, as well as objectivity and accuracy. Our license allows material to be ported to other destinations later and shared (with attribution), so The Citizendium makes a good staging area for articles that may be copied elsewhere later on. You'll have helpful collaborators, whom you become familiar with--but not so many that they overwhelm you. We allow multiple articles about a given topic to be written, too.   
  
 
Please [https://forms.gle/aiW5jqp66mFaHDKU6 apply for an account here] and note on your application and in your bio that you are also a member at Physics Forums.
 
Please [https://forms.gle/aiW5jqp66mFaHDKU6 apply for an account here] and note on your application and in your bio that you are also a member at Physics Forums.

Revision as of 23:15, 30 August 2020

The Citizendium regards itself as a partner site to Physics Forums. We are looking for a few good writers to author or improve encyclopedic articles on any subject, but expertise in science and technology is needed in particular for topics which have been neglected for nearly a decade and were incomplete to start with.

The Citizendium resembles Wikipedia superficially, but it has a different purpose. Whereas Wikipedia writes via massive crowd sourcing, The Citizendium's smaller community of collaborators (who use their real names) strive for quality of narrative, as well as objectivity and accuracy. Our license allows material to be ported to other destinations later and shared (with attribution), so The Citizendium makes a good staging area for articles that may be copied elsewhere later on. You'll have helpful collaborators, whom you become familiar with--but not so many that they overwhelm you. We allow multiple articles about a given topic to be written, too.

Please apply for an account here and note on your application and in your bio that you are also a member at Physics Forums.