THE WIKIMEDIA (FI) OLD MAPS PROJECTorHow to put together the bits and pieces that Wikimedia already has, to deal withthe h...
OLD MAPS ARE BEAUTIFUL
HOW TO MAKE USE OF OLD MAPS?
Old maps in a mobile   for navigation
Map with a time sliderfor showing changes
Finding old placenames, routes...
Wikipedia articles withmaps from the period
THEY NEED TO BE DIGITIZEDAND GEOREFERENCEDNOT RESTRICTED BY COPYRIGHTSERVED THROUGH USER-FRIENDLY INTERFACESREFERENCED FRO...
GLAM   Wikimedia       Commons
GWtoolGLAM            Wikimedia                Commons       Upload
GWtoolGLAM            Wikimedia                Commons       Upload                            Wikimaps
GWtoolGLAM            Wikimedia                Commons                Georeference       Upload                           ...
GWtoolGLAM            Wikimedia                Commons                Georeference       Upload                           ...
GWtoolGLAM            Wikimedia                Commons                Georeference       Upload                           ...
GWtoolGLAM            Wikimedia                Commons                 Georeference       Upload                          ...
Serve       GWtool                Wikipedia +GLAM            Wikimedia                Commons                    Georefere...
Serve       GWtool                Wikipedia +GLAM            Wikimedia                Commons                    Georefere...
Serve       GWtool                Wikipedia +GLAM            Wikimedia                Commons                    Georefere...
CALL TO ACTION!COMBINE existing Wikimedia components to create a maps environment(Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata, MediaWiki, ...
WHAT WE HAVEARCHIVESNational Archives primary companion, more to followMAPSNA: 2 million maps from various repositories, 1...
WHO’S IN?
• http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/  Wikipedia:Wikiprojekti_Historialliset_kartat/In_english• http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki...
Glam wiki wikimaps
Glam wiki wikimaps
Glam wiki wikimaps
Glam wiki wikimaps
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Glam wiki wikimaps
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Report of the cooperation between Wikimedia Finland and the Finnish National Archives on historical maps + a call to action to cerate a maps environment within Wikimedia.

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  1. 1. THE WIKIMEDIA (FI) OLD MAPS PROJECTorHow to put together the bits and pieces that Wikimedia already has, to deal withthe historical maps of the worldSusanna Ånäs, Wikimedia Suomi @ GLAM-Wiki 2013, British Librarysusanna.anas@wikimedia.fi, @susannaanas, @WMFinlandMap: Address and travel map of Helsinki 1879, C. H. Nummelin Helsinki Region Infoshare License: http://www.hri.fi/lisenssit/hri-nimea/
  2. 2. OLD MAPS ARE BEAUTIFUL
  3. 3. HOW TO MAKE USE OF OLD MAPS?
  4. 4. Old maps in a mobile for navigation
  5. 5. Map with a time sliderfor showing changes
  6. 6. Finding old placenames, routes...
  7. 7. Wikipedia articles withmaps from the period
  8. 8. THEY NEED TO BE DIGITIZEDAND GEOREFERENCEDNOT RESTRICTED BY COPYRIGHTSERVED THROUGH USER-FRIENDLY INTERFACESREFERENCED FROM WIKIPEDIAUSED ANYWHEREAVAILABLE FOR ANNOTATIONSPREFERABLY SEMANTICALLY LINKABLERETURNED ENRICHED TO MEMORY INSTITUTIONSEVEN MILLIONS OF ITEMS SHOULD BE HANDLED EASILY
  9. 9. GLAM Wikimedia Commons
  10. 10. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Upload
  11. 11. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Upload Wikimaps
  12. 12. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps
  13. 13. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps
  14. 14. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps Annotate
  15. 15. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps Wikidata Annotate Structured data
  16. 16. Serve GWtool Wikipedia +GLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps Wikidata Annotate Structured data
  17. 17. Serve GWtool Wikipedia +GLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps Wikidata Annotate Export Structured data
  18. 18. Serve GWtool Wikipedia +GLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Enrich Wikimaps Wikidata Annotate Export Structured data
  19. 19. CALL TO ACTION!COMBINE existing Wikimedia components to create a maps environment(Wikimedia Commons, Wikidata, MediaWiki, OSM integration, GLAM-Wikitoolset)LOCATE and further develop an open source georeferencing toolESTABLISH a Wikimedia Maps & geodata communityCONNECT with experts, enthusiasts and other open data actorsCREATE models for cartographic GLAM cooperationDESIGN necessary user interfacesINTEGRATE Linked Open Data efforts into this to the extent possible
  20. 20. WHAT WE HAVEARCHIVESNational Archives primary companion, more to followMAPSNA: 2 million maps from various repositories, 150 000 digitized and openCOMMUNITYWikipedians, history of cartography academics and enthusiasts, open dataactivists (OKF, OSM), GIS expertsLABOURMap curator, research on spatiotemporal linked data, studentsCOOPERATIONCross-chapter interest, Linked Data in Finland, Nordic focus?
  21. 21. WHO’S IN?
  22. 22. • http://fi.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Wikipedia:Wikiprojekti_Historialliset_kartat/In_english• http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Multichill/Wikimaps• Susanna Ånäs, Wikimedia Suomi susanna.anas@wikimedia.fi, @susannaanas, @WMFinland
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