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 »

GLAM-Wiki – celebrating culture and open access

A panoply of international cultural experts and Wikimedians are set to descend on London next month for an international celebration of open access and culture. GLAM-Wiki 2013 is a global conference, organised by the UK chapter in association with Wikimedia Sweden and Europeana, and hosted by the British Library. It examines the possibilities, relationships and… read more »

GLAM-Wiki 2013: Wikimedia UK issues call for papers

Followers of this blog will be aware that there’s been plenty of work going on behind the scenes to prepare for GLAM-Wiki 2013  It’s a global conference for the GLAM sector (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) intended for sector professionals, volunteers in Wikipedia and the Wikimedia movement, and anyone interested in open content in the… read more »

High profile keynote speakers confirmed for GLAM-Wiki 2013

Wikimedia UK is delighted to announce that we have confirmed our keynote speakers for our GLAM-Wiki 2013 conference. The conference takes place at the British Library on 12-14 April this year. It builds on the success of GLAM-WIKI 2010 and is aimed at Wikimedians and cultural institutions alike. Michael Edson is the Director of Web and… read more »