The GLAM-Wiki Revolution

“There’s a lot of benefit both ways”: John Byrne and the Royal Society

This post was written by Joe Sutherland Established in 1660, the Royal Society is dedicated to preserving and promoting science expertise. From its base in central London, it serves as the United Kingdom’s academy for the sciences, boasting a wide portfolio of fellows from every walk of scientific life. Though rooted in tradition, they are… read more »

“We’re in the same business”: Andrew Gray and the British Library

This post was written by Joe Sutherland Andrew Gray is a long-time Wikipedian. Having joined in late 2004, while the project was in its infancy, his personal account has racked up almost 50,000 edits. He is also a librarian by trade, working at the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge, and holds a Master’s degree in… read more »

The GLAM-Wiki Revolution

This post was written by Joe Sutherland and User:Rock drum During Wikimania 2014 last week, we were lucky enough to be able to screen our documentary about the GLAM-Wiki programme in the UK. The film brings together interviews with some of the Wikimedians in Residence from institutions across the country – and with Wikimedia UK… read more »