The L in GLAM

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A brief presentation about libraries working with GLAM-Wiki. This was originally presented at the New Mexico Library Association conference, 2013.

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The L in GLAM

  1. 1. The L in GLAM-Wiki partnerships with librariessarah@sarahstierch.com@sarah_stierch#GLAMWIKI or #NMLA13
  2. 2. Note: This is me speaking as a volunteerin the GLAM-Wiki & OpenGLAMinitiatives.NOT the Wikimedia Foundation
  3. 3. What is GLAM? Galleries Libraries Archives MuseumsPhoto: ARVO, CC BY SA 3.0
  4. 4. © & ™ All rights reserved, Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
  5. 5. Partnerships around theworld! Big and small.● Smithsonian Institution● OCLC● Childrens Museum of Indianapolis● Museum of Modern Art● National Archives & Records Administration● Chateau de Versailles● Teylers Museum na me● Museu Picasso t to ew! Jus a f● National Archives UK● National Railway Museum UK● Hamburg Museum● Natural History Museum UK● Israel Museum
  6. 6. Wikipedia <3Libraries
  7. 7. George Washington University Library Special Collections Resource Center - Project Page Improve coverage on Wikipedia related to GWUs special collections. ○ DC history ○ Labor history ○ Media & journalism ○ African diaspora Edit-a-thon ● All things GW ● Labor history ● DC historyPhoto: Brunswyk - CC BY SA 3.0
  8. 8. Missoula Public Library Engaging new & existing community - Event page Wiki Loves Libraries event to train new editors & staff. Improve content about MT history ○ Historic places in Missoula ○ Education in MT ○ Libraries ○ Cheyenne ● 35 participants ● Training about how to upload images ● Trained staff - now they can [edit]! Press coverage ● Missoulian & Missoulan 2Photo: Djembayz - CC BY SA 3.0
  9. 9. World Digital LibraryImproving content from afar - Project pageImprove content on Wikipediausing WDL online resources fromover 50 libraries around the world ● All corners of the world ● Remote resident ● Improved visitation to website● Training staff at Library of Congress● Disseminating knowledge● Improving Wikipedia in 6 languages
  10. 10. The L in GLAM ● Wikipedians around the world ● WikiProject: New Mexico A few tips: ● Be bold and click [edit] ○ Make an account ○ COI statement on user page ● Dont edit your orgs article ● Ask for help if needed ○ Teahouse ○ Sarahs userpagePhoto: Andrew Lih - CC BY SA 3.0
  11. 11. Helpful links ● Wikipedia Love Libraries ● US GLAM-Wiki ● OpenGLAM ● This presentation ● GLAM women contributing to Wikipedia ● Indigenous communities + Wikipediasarah@sarahstierch.com@sarah_stierch#GLAMWIKI or #NMLA13

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