Dear Wikipedia contributors, 

Your valuable opinions are needed regarding users' motivations to contribute to Wikipedia. This topic is currently investigated by Audrey Abeyta, an undergraduate student at the University of California, Santa Barbara. You can read a more detailed description of the project here:

Those willing to participate in this study will complete a brief online questionnaire, which is completely anonymous and will take approximately ten minutes. The questionnaire can be accessed here:

The researcher hopes to attain a sample size of at least 100 Wikipedians; as of now, only 52 have responded. Your contributions to this project's validity are invaluable!

A final draft of the paper will be made available to the Wikipedia community.

If you have any questions or concerns about this study, please contact Audrey Abeyta at

Thank you in advance for your participation!