The first Wikimedia + Education conference

By Jason Evans, National Wikimedian for Wales. In April 2019 the Basque Wikimedians User Group hosted the first Wikimedia + Education conference in Donostia. Using Wikipedia, and other Wikimedia projects in education is nothing new. There is a vibrant and well established community already engaged in a diverse range of projects from Wiki Clubs in… read more »

Green Men & Gargoyles: The Dumfries Stonecarving Project

Scotland Programme Coordinator Sara Thomas is working with tara s Beall, of the Dumfries Historic Buildings Trust, to support their new Stonecarving project. The project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Holywood Trust and the People’s Project, and runs from August 2018 to July 2019. I’ve known tara Beall for a while – our… read more »

Nominate your Wikimedian of 2018

It has come to that time of year when we’re taking in nominations for Wikimedian of the Year, 2018! Nominating your Wikimedian of the Year is a great opportunity to celebrate an individual who’s made a significant impact to the Wikimedia projects in the last year. This year, we will also be celebrating: Positive Wikimedian… read more »

Catch and Release: My Secret Adventure into the World of GLAM-WIKI

The below was originally published by Dr Melodee Beals. You can see the original here. There are countless ways to catch a fish. It can be pursued, actively, aggressively. It can be stalked, quietly, thoughtfully. It can be trapped, methodically, patiently. It can be stumbled upon, unexpectedly, fortuitously. It can be devoured, hungrily, passionately. It can… read more »

A look back on GLAM-Wiki 2013

This post was written by Daria Cybulska The dust has settled on the GLAM-Wiki 2013 Conference that Wikimedia UK organised and ran jointly with the British Library, Europeana, Wikimedia Sweden and THATCamp, and we can now look back and reflect on the event. GLAM-Wiki 2013 took place on 12-14 April 2013 at the Conference Centre… read more »

GLAM Wiki Preview – Nick Poole, Collections Trust, London

Nick Poole is the CEO of the Collections Trust, the UK-based not-for-profit organisation that works with cultural organisations worldwide to open up collections for enjoyment, learning and discovery. He is the Chair of the Europeana Network, a pan-European community of more than 600 museums, archives, libraries, publishers, broadcasters and creators working together to find solutions… read more »

GLAM-WIKI keynote preview – Lizzy Jongma, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

This guest post was written by Lizzy Jongma, Data Manager at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam and is part of a series building up to our GLAM-WIKI conference which takes place from 12-14 April at the British Library, London. Lizzy is delivering a keynote presentation at 13:45 on Friday 12 April. Amsterdam, April 2nd 2013 Tuesday afternoon… read more »

THATCamp London – have you registered yet?

This post was written by Martin Lugton, co-organiser of THATCamp London 2013 –  The Humanities and Technology Camp. It is the first in a week of guest posts related to our GLAM-WIKI Conference, which takes place this weekend at the British Library, London. I’m excited about THATCamp London 2013 because I’m trying to understand what… read more »