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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.

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. 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. OLD MAPS ARE BEAUTIFUL
  • 3. HOW TO MAKE USE OF OLD MAPS?
  • 4. Old maps in a mobile for navigation
  • 5. Map with a time sliderfor showing changes
  • 6. Finding old placenames, routes...
  • 7. Wikipedia articles withmaps from the period
  • 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. GLAM Wikimedia Commons
  • 10. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Upload
  • 11. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Upload Wikimaps
  • 12. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps
  • 13. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps
  • 14. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps Annotate
  • 15. GWtoolGLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps Wikidata Annotate Structured data
  • 16. Serve GWtool Wikipedia +GLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps Wikidata Annotate Structured data
  • 17. Serve GWtool Wikipedia +GLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Wikimaps Wikidata Annotate Export Structured data
  • 18. Serve GWtool Wikipedia +GLAM Wikimedia Commons Georeference Upload Enrich Wikimaps Wikidata Annotate Export Structured data
  • 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. 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. WHO’S IN?
  • 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