British Library

Three months as a Wikipedian in Residence at the British Library

Over the past two years, Wikimedia UK has been working with the British Library. These have involved a series of editing events and tours through 2011-12, and partnerships between curators and volunteers to write about some of the Library’s most significant material. In May 2012, with the support of the Arts and Humanities Research Council,… read more »

Wikimedia UK and JISC join forces for World War One editathon

The history of the World War One inevitably attracts a great deal of attention and interest, especially on Wikipedia. That’s why Wikimedia UK and JISC teamed up for our first WWI edit-a-thon at the British Library last month. The editathon brought together academic experts and editors of Wikipedia (Wikipedians) to create and improve Wikipedia articles… read more »