• Like


Flash Player 9 (or above) is needed to view presentations.
We have detected that you do not have it on your computer. To install it, go here.

The GLAM partnership between Wikimédia France and Toulouse


Introducing the partnership between Wikimédia France and Toulouse at the GLAM-WIKI:UK conférence, november 2010

Introducing the partnership between Wikimédia France and Toulouse at the GLAM-WIKI:UK conférence, november 2010

Published in Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads


Total Views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. The partnership between Wikimédia France and the city of Toulouse Jean-Frédéric Berthelot jean-frederic.berthelot@wikimedia.fr Bastien Guerry bastien.guerry@wikimedia.fr GLAM-WIKI:UK London, Nov. 27 2010 http://glamwiki.org http://www.wikimedia.fr
  • 2. Overview of the partnership● Help Toulouse cultural institutions release free cultural content for Wikimedia projects● Already two ongoing projects : ● Museum of Toulouse (“Phoebus”) [1000 pictures] ● Archives of Toulouse (Eugène Trutat) [200 pictures]● Its about (scientific) quality, not quantity● Future projects have already been suggested...
  • 3. From there... to here.April 2009 - Archeodontosaurus October 2010 - Signature of the partnership
  • 4. With two active projectsMuseum of Toulouse (1000 pics) Eugène Trutat (Archives – 200 pics)
  • 5. “Wikipedia cannot work in theory, it can only work in practice.”
  • 6. [ Video ]
  • 7. What was the first Wikipédia?
  • 8. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lascaux,_horse.JPG
  • 9. The WMFR/Toulouse timeline (1)● Apr. 2009 : emails between “Archeodontosaurus” (DD) and Serein (AA), head of WMFR. Project forwarded to WMFRs board● Jun. 2009 : IRL meeting AA/DD in Toulouse● Feb. 2010 : Bastien (BG) joins WMFR staff and meet IRL with AA, DD and Daniel Borderies (DB), Toulouse mayors adviser.● Feb. 2010 : BG sends documents to Toulouse : about previous GLAM partnerships, Commons and CC● Mar. 2010 : meeting at the Museum of Toulouse (BG, DD, Museum, head of culture from Toulouse City Council, etc.)● May. 2010 : meeting at Toulouses town hall: settlement of the Museum project, launch of the Archives project.● Jun. 2010 : a personal appeal from BG towards WMFR volunteers
  • 10. The WMFR/Toulouse timeline (2)● April 2010 : First uploads by DD (Téviec skull, FP).● May 2010 : Bug : WMFR schedule vs. Museum ones.● Jun. 2010 : the Museum opens the doors of the collection to photographers from WMFR and Commons● Jul. 2010 : BG drafts agreements (with the Museum, the Archives and the City of Toulouse) and submit them to WMFRs board and institutions● Jul. 2010 : Contact with the Archives for Trutats collection● Aug. 2010 : BG sets up a flickr account for internal purpose (adding metadata) and share it with photographers, who start uploading there● Aug. 2010 : WMFR receives data from the Archives.● Sep. 2010 : Museum pics uploaded on Commons. JF processes Eugène Trutat collections metadata.● Sep. 2010 : Last minute bug : Trutats pictures are public domain... Validation of the three agreements (City, Museum, Archives)● Oct. 2010 : Signature of the partnership (during the Novela festival)
  • 11. Museum of Toulouse - metadata
  • 12. Museum of Toulouse - outcomes ● 299 images uploaded so far ● 7 featured pictures ● 37 quality images ● 9 valued images ● 810 distinct usages ● 396,120 hits in June 2010
  • 13. Trutat (Archives) - metadata
  • 14. Novela festival – Trutat Exhibition
  • 15. Lessons learned● “Its okay to fail...”● “... just keep moving forward” – God, personal communication● Have a champion through the whole process● Understand the GLAM institutions (internal procedures, hierarchical/political environment)● Involve the community early in the process● Build upon GLAMs communication/exhibition● This couldnt have been done without a chapter
  • 16. GLAM partnerships energy graph “Internal” discussions Work on agreements Uploads Outside communication
  • 17. The “GLAM machine”“Hey, can I uploadsome videos I madefor the Museum?” “Sure !” (Museum) “Sure !” (WMFR)
  • 18. Thanks![Q&A]