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The Universal Network of All the Encyclopedias
The Encyclosphere

What is the Encyclosphere?

Imagine all the encyclopedias in the world, connected into one decentralized network, the way all the blogs are loosely connected. You've heard of the blogosphere; now, we’re building an encyclosphere.

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"No small group of elites deserves the power to declare what is known for all of us."
Larry Sanger

Dr. Larry Sanger

Co-Founder of Wikipedia & Founder/Chairman of the Knowledge Standards Foundation

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What is the Knowledge Standards Foundation?

A global group of volunteers creating the standards and tools for the future encyclosphere. We’re making a network, not an app.

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How Can You Help?

We need developers, designers, writers, editors, thinkers, marketers, promoters and fundraisers—if you can imagine a role being useful to kick-starting a network, we need that. Join us by coding, blogging, and more.

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Latest from the Blog

Q4 2023 Newsletter

Dear KSF Community, The network of all the encyclopedias is taking shape, and we continue to make steady progress. Across the affiliated Encyclosphere databases, we now have close to 3 million ZWI files from 66 encyclopedias. Our biggest news from the last few months is that it is easier than ever for developers to get involved, especially… Continue reading Q4 2023 Newsletter

Q3 2023 Newsletter

Dear Encyclosphere Community, We hope this newsletter finds you in good health and high spirits this fall. We’ve made excellent progress on bringing freedom to the world of encyclopedias. Here’s a comprehensive update on our activities over the past three months. Top news The Encyclosphere comes to WordPress blogs: Do you run WordPress? We are thrilled to… Continue reading Q3 2023 Newsletter

Q2 2023 Newsletter

Dear Encyclosphere Community, Our team is delighted to present the highlights of the past quarter’s activities and discussions within the Encyclosphere community. Here’s a summary of the key updates and achievements: New encyclopedias added: We now have 1.4 million articles stored as ZWI files. Here are the new encyclopedias in the encyclosphere since our last update:EncyloSearch.org added Conservapedia, CreationWiki, Encyclopedia… Continue reading Q2 2023 Newsletter