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Presentation at the #GLAMwiki conference in Paris.

Presentation at the #GLAMwiki conference in Paris.



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    • Multi-cultural heritage Cultural heritage Preservation for many peoples and cultures for now and the future Gerard Meijssen
    • The strength of GLAMs
      • Conserve historic material
        • They have the expertise
        • They provide optimal conditions
      • Provide an anchor to the reality of the past
      • Present historic material to a modern audience
      • Enable studies based on original material
      • Good at supporting the local culture / community
    • The weakness of GLAMs
      • Strength is in supporting local community
        • local language
        • local point of view
      • Its collection needs constant marketing
        • to keep and show its relevance
        • to lead scholars to consider its relevance
      • The digital age changes many axioms
        • What is the role of a library
        • what is the value of a librarian in this day and age
    • GLAM and the Wiki way
      • Media files that are freely licensed or public domain will be used by the 270+ Wikipedias
      • When they are available, they will be used
      • Wikipedia does annotate its facts, it has to learn the relevance of annotating media files
      • Commons is the central storage for all WMF projects AND it is a separate project
      • Outreach to GLAMs is done by yet another community and it is largely Wikimedia chapter oriented
    • What we do for our GLAMs
      • We use the media files in our projects
      • We blog about GLAMs <grin> I do
      • We collect traffic information for your collection
      • We provide a way to use media files in blogs or on the web
      • Media files are often digitally restored
      • We are in for fun projects
    • What you can do for yourself
      • Get organised, work together
        • consider Europeana ...
      • Define where we should do more
        • have us provide timely statistics
        • have us support the Public Domain mark
        • ask for attribution in our articles
      • Consider how our communities make a difference
        • verify and enrich annotations
        • we give what you conserve global relevance
    • Public Domain mark I
    • Public Domain mark II
      • William-Adolphe Bouguereau
      • Nymphs and Satyr (1873)
      • Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute
      • Williamstown, Massachusetts USA
    • Tropenmuseum
      • Provided images about Surinam and Indonesia
      • Images were seen 4,133,814 times in October
      • Images were used 3475 times in 69 wiki projects
      • 1013 times for the Indonesian and 561 times for Dutch Wikipedia
      • Several images were digitally restored
      • Images were given in high resolution to make conferences extra nice
    • Europeana
      • It provides a platform for European GLAMs where a shared European culture is realised
      • It is where a GLAM gains visibility
      • There is a publication on how to digitise by the Dutch Nationaal Archief
      • It developed the public domain mark with Creative Commons
        • Its adoption by the European GLAMs will likely sway the WMF to adopt it as well
    • Fun & value
      • People are best motivated by fun
      • The work they do is to be valued
        • People keywords find things 85% of the time
        • Scientific keywords only 15%
      • The Flickr program is not open for new business
      • How to find your pictures in Google
      • Use hyperlinks a lot – to Wikipedia perhaps?
    • Finally ...