GLAM-Wiki 2013

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 »

Wiki Loves Monuments in the UK: a review of the exhibition

This post was written by Richard Nevell.  On Friday 3rd May, the Wiki Loves Monuments photo exhibition was packed up, marking the end of their time in the country, and is now en route to Sweden. Wiki Loves Monuments is the largest photography competition in the world, and in 2012 resulted in more than 300,000 images… 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 – 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 »