Wikimedian in Residence

Bodleian Library seeks a Wikimedian in Residence

The Bodleian Libraries and Wikimedia UK have joined forces to support a year-long Wikimedian in Residence in Oxford. The post provides the opportunity to work with some of the world’s richest library collections to improve content on Wikipedia and its sister projects and to share with the world the resources held in the Bodleian Libraries…. read more »

Spotlight on the residency – York Museums Trust WIR 2013-14

This post was written by Pat Hadley and Daria Cybulska and was written with excerpts from the final case study report  With three large, historically-important museums in their care York Museums Trust (YMT) have overwhelmingly rich and diverse collections – an incredibly exciting range of opportunities to work with Wikipedia. From October 2013 to April… read more »

Wikimedian in Residence at the Royal Society of Chemistry

This post was written by Andy Mabbett (User:Pigsonthewing) and originally published on his blog here I’m pleased to announce that I have accepted the position of Wikimedian in Residence with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), a learned society and professional body whose roots go back to 1841 (see RSC on Wikipedia). Over the next… read more »

New images released are quickly put to use

This post was written by John Byrne, Wikimedian in Residence at the Royal Society and Cancer Research UK I’ve had two recent uploads of images released by organizations where I am Wikimedian in Residence. Neither of them are huge in quantity compared to some uploads, but I’m really pleased that an unusually large percentage of them are… read more »

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