The University of Iowa

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What is Wiki?

The wiki service offers a collaborative workspace for a variety of purposes, including departmental and instructional use. The wiki is a web-based tool for collaboration and discussion. Users are able to create and manage their own wiki space. Popular uses include team notes or documentation, information sharing, or collaboration with classmates and external researchers. Features of the wiki include threaded discussion, embedded media, revision history, and seamless integration with the ICON Dashboard. Visit the wiki homepage to see examples, tutorials, and to apply for your own wiki space.

Accessing Wiki

To access the University of Iowa's wiki service, please navigate to

Getting Started

Wiki spaces are available for course instruction as well as departmental or organizational uses.

  • To obtain a non course-related wiki space, please fill out and submit the application form.
  • To obtain a course-related wiki space, use the wiki creation tool within the ICON Dashboard.
  • To create a new wiki space by cloning an existing space, fill out the copy space form.

Instructions on how to use the wiki can be found on our How-To Guides page.