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Is Wikipedia Relevant to University Web Managers?

This guest post is by Brian Kelly and was originally published here. Re-used with kind permission. Areas Apparently Not Being Addressed By Web Managers Recently in a post entitled “Pondering the Online Legacy of my Work” I described how two recent Facebook messages highlighted areas which appear not to be being addressed widely across the web management community. The post… read more »

Guest post: MozFest 2014 – Spotlight on “Community Building”

  This guest blog is an interview with Bekka Kahn, Open Coalition Project Co-ordinator, and Beatrice Martini of Open Knowledge. They will be leading a track at MozFest about community building – a great fit for the Open Coalition. It was originally published on the Mozilla Webmaker blog here What excites you most about your… read more »

Wikipedia: Creating as well as consuming online

This post was written by Richard Scriven, a geography researcher who attended the event below, and is re-used with kind permission. It was first published here.  A recent Wiki workshop for geographers organised by Wikimedia UK and the RGS-IBG, demonstrated the positive role that people can play in both disseminating knowledge and contributing to the… read more »

Improving Wikipedia coverage of women artists

This post was written by Althea Greenan of the Women’s Art Library at Goldsmiths College How did the Wikipedia editathon come about with regards to women artists? There have been a number of editathons that led to the session I held here recently. I organized a modest follow up (8th March) of a much bigger event… read more »

“One is most amused” – Queen Victoria’s Journals editathon

This post was written by Liz McCarthy, Communications and Social Media Officer for the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford ‘This book, Mamma gave me, that I might write the journal of my journey to Wales in it.’ So began the young Victoria in 1832, beginning a lifelong habit – and providing fodder for researchers around the world. As Communications… read more »