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In September Wikimedia was invited to give a presentation to staff at the British Library. This presenation was given by Roger Bamkin and Ashley van Haeften. Oddly this doesnt mention QR codes ...

In September Wikimedia was invited to give a presentation to staff at the British Library. This presenation was given by Roger Bamkin and Ashley van Haeften. Oddly this doesnt mention QR codes ...

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  • A1 Hello etc. This talk is called ..... We think it should be called “transforming a city from a museum” We are going to talk about technology because that's what we use. However the job of Wikimedia UK is part of a global movement to
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  • C3 Wikimedia and our most famous project (Wikipedia) is full of big numbers. 3.7m articles in English, over 100 languages, over 10 m articles. Possibly the most amazing is that we have over 400 million different people visit our site every month. We are in the top ten web sites in the World .... And we are free!
  • You must include slide 33 as it explains who we are I still think no one cares about the split between the WMF and WMUK but it will fit under “Who” if you disagree
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  • Banksy’s Wikipedia page av.’d between 1.5k & 3.5K hits a day in first half of 2009 His page had 80,500 hits during his six ‘Bristol Exhibition Days’ 12-16 June 2009 His total in June (157,019 hits); July (87,232 hits) and August (90,984 hits) That’s 325,335 people viewing the Banksy page inside 3 months 120,000 people ‘queued’ to view Banksy in month1 – more viewed his Wikipedia page Thousands took photographs, the exhibition at Bristol Museum was reviewed and written about everywhere in the UK Local paper spoke about a 25% jump in tourist trade during exhibition Would that have persisted longer if the whole exhibition had been QR Coded too? Would the Banksy-buzz have lasted longer, travelled around the world & made news in every major newspaper in the world? What impact might that have had for Foreign Direct Investment into the city?
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  • I9 The point here is about transforming museums. Bristol spent over 27m pounds. This created some improvements in reality – because it is now open, but on Wikipedia it is smaller than it was.

British library staff presentation British library staff presentation Presentation Transcript

  • Wikimedia UK and the British Library ( In 2020, the British Library will be a leading hub … ) Roger Bamkin (Victuallers) & Ashley van Haeften (Fae) Board Directors Wikimedia UK This presentation is CC-BY-SA except for logos and screen prints which are Fair Use or used with permission Main Page British Library 27 th September 2011
  • Wikimedia’s Objective Founder Jimmy Wales said it ... Wikimedia UK is doing it too Main Page
  • Have you seen these words before? mission : Advancing the world’s knowledge vision : In 2020, the British Library will be a leading hub in the global information network, advancing knowledge through our collections, expertise and partnerships , for the benefit of the economy and society and the enrichment of cultural life. Do you know any leading hubs? ...
  • Top Ten Global Websites – Our Impact
    • Google  No. 1. Is this where the British Library want to be?
    • Facebook
    • YouTube
    • Yahoo
    • Baidu.com
    • Blogger.com
    • Wikipedia  This is us. We have ~400 million users/ month
    • Windows Live
    • Twitter
    • QQ,com
    Main Page
    • Foundation
    • Keep sites running
    • Employ central staff
    • Run global fundraising
    • Content responsibility
    • Wikimedia UK
    • Promotes values of the Foundation
    • One of 40 national chapters
    • Support freely licensed material
    • Member-based & volunteer-run
    • Donor-sourced budget
    • Non-profit , seeking charitable status
    • In 3 rd year as an organisation
    • Encourage outreach
    Who are we?
  • This is where you find 400m users How This map shows Derby Museums e-volunteers
  • 14,000 English people read about this painting in Derby The article was written in French ... was translated into English ... and then into Russian ... onto the Russian main page Where 53,000 read about it How
  • Bristol Museum & Banksy 120,000 people queued in month 1 More people viewed this Technology transforms museums.. GLAMs can change …
  • Wikimedia bridges cultures When
  • Obviously Wikipedia cannot work … Why 5 pillars