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The first week’s highlights from #1lib1ref

We are just over a week into the second annual #1lib1ref campaign, where we “imagine a world where every librarian adds one more reference to Wikipedia.” We are just over a week into the second annual #1lib1ref campaign, where we “imagine a world where every librarian adds one more reference to Wikipedia.” Wikipedia is based on… read more »

“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 »

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 »

EduWiki: The Video

During our successful EduWiki Conference, held in Cardiff this month, Wikimedia UK volunteer User:Rock drum recorded some interviews with participants and organisers to create a video. The short video below tells the story of the conference. We hope you all agree that Rock drum has done a great job, and that you enjoy the video.

Congratulations and thank you to the Wikimania 2013 team!

Wikimania 2013 took place last week in Hong Kong and by all accounts was a great success. Congratulations to everyone who played a part in bringing together a global community of Wikimedians for such a useful and important conference! Ahead of the conference one of our volunteers, Rock drum, spent some time with a few… read more »

A happy New Year to everyone from Wikimedia UK

This is a message in two parts. Take a look at the video made by Wikimedia UK’s staff, then read the text from Jon Davies, Wikimedia UK Chief Executive. 2013 is set to be an important year for Wikimedia UK. Having opened our office we are maturing into a leading chapter in the global Wikimedia… read more »

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