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Presentation at the #GLAMwiki conference in Paris.

Presentation at the #GLAMwiki conference in Paris.

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  • 1. Multi-cultural heritage Cultural heritage Preservation for many peoples and cultures for now and the future Gerard Meijssen ultimategerardm.blogspot.com
  • 2. The strength of GLAMs
    • Conserve historic material
      • They have the expertise
      • 3. They provide optimal conditions
    • Provide an anchor to the reality of the past
    • 4. Present historic material to a modern audience
    • 5. Enable studies based on original material
    • 6. Good at supporting the local culture / community
  • 7. The weakness of GLAMs
    • Strength is in supporting local community
      • local language
      • 8. local point of view
    • Its collection needs constant marketing
      • to keep and show its relevance
      • 9. to lead scholars to consider its relevance
    • The digital age changes many axioms
      • What is the role of a library
      • 10. what is the value of a librarian in this day and age
  • 11. GLAM and the Wiki way
    • Media files that are freely licensed or public domain will be used by the 270+ Wikipedias
    • 12. When they are available, they will be used
    • 13. Wikipedia does annotate its facts, it has to learn the relevance of annotating media files
    • 14. Commons is the central storage for all WMF projects AND it is a separate project
    • 15. Outreach to GLAMs is done by yet another community and it is largely Wikimedia chapter oriented
  • 16. What we do for our GLAMs
    • We use the media files in our projects
    • 17. We blog about GLAMs <grin> I do
    • 18. We collect traffic information for your collection
    • 19. We provide a way to use media files in blogs or on the web
    • 20. Media files are often digitally restored
    • 21. We are in for fun projects
  • 22. What you can do for yourself
    • Get organised, work together
      • consider Europeana ...
    • Define where we should do more
      • have us provide timely statistics
      • 23. have us support the Public Domain mark
      • 24. ask for attribution in our articles
    • Consider how our communities make a difference
      • verify and enrich annotations
      • 25. we give what you conserve global relevance
  • 26. Public Domain mark I
  • 27. Public Domain mark II
    • William-Adolphe Bouguereau
    • 28. Nymphs and Satyr (1873)
    • 29. Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute
    • 30. Williamstown, Massachusetts USA
  • 31. Tropenmuseum
    • Provided images about Surinam and Indonesia
    • 32. Images were seen 4,133,814 times in October
    • 33. Images were used 3475 times in 69 wiki projects
    • 34. 1013 times for the Indonesian and 561 times for Dutch Wikipedia
    • 35. Several images were digitally restored
    • 36. Images were given in high resolution to make conferences extra nice
  • 37.  
  • 38. Europeana
    • It provides a platform for European GLAMs where a shared European culture is realised
    • 39. It is where a GLAM gains visibility
    • 40. There is a publication on how to digitise by the Dutch Nationaal Archief
    • 41. 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
  • 42. Fun & value
    • People are best motivated by fun
    • 43. The work they do is to be valued
      • People keywords find things 85% of the time
      • 44. Scientific keywords only 15%
    • The Flickr program is not open for new business
    • 45. How to find your pictures in Google
    • 46. Use hyperlinks a lot – to Wikipedia perhaps?
  • 47. Finally ...