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Presentation given for JISC/Culture 24 event on Monday 7 June, London. Two presentation sessions on the same day.

Presentation given for JISC/Culture 24 event on Monday 7 June, London. Two presentation sessions on the same day.

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Everything you wanted to know about Wikipedia but were too afraid to ask Everything you wanted to know about Wikipedia but were too afraid to ask Presentation Transcript

  • Everything you wanted to know about Wikipedia but were too afraid to ask Liam Wyatt, 7 June 2010 JISC/Culture24 - London
  • Unintentional Artichoke.
  • Links to: http://www.nypl.org/audiovideo/menus-cookbooks
  • Intentional Adenauer
  • Some introduction...
  • Wiki. What? Wikis in Plain English http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dnL00TdmLY
  • Charity Software Chapter Website
  • http://underdogpictures.com/wikidoc/site/trailer.htm Documentary trailer - “Truth in Numbers” •s
  • If people were passing out paints on the street for free every day, I’m sure there’d be a lot more painters. - Gregg Gillis (GirlTalk) in “Good Copy, Bad Copy”
  • If people were passing out paints on the street for free every day, I’m sure there’d be a lot more painters. - Gregg Gillis (GirlTalk) in “Good Copy, Bad Copy” knowledge If people were passing out paints on the street for free every day, I’m sure there’d be a lot more painters. learning
  • Some Key Policies • Neutral Point of View (NPOV) • Verifiability (V) • No Original Research (NOR) • Notability (N) • Ignore All Rules (IAR) cf. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Pillars
  • Saussages, law, encyclopedias....
  • Gnangarra - CC-by http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GLAM_friday_gnangarra_06.JPG Recommendations: wikimedia.org.au/glam
  • WP:GLAM
  • “Free” • the freedom to use the work and enjoy the benefits of using it • the freedom to study the work and to apply knowledge acquired from it • the freedom to make and redistribute copies, in whole or in part, of the information or expression • the freedom to make changes and improvements, and to distribute derivative works http://freedomdefined.org/
  • http://creativecommons.org/
  • “Free x2” not for profit, volunteer created, available to use, and re-use. Imagine if you never had to deal with a licensing org. again! Gratis Libre
  • • Freedom of Panorama • Terms of use • Cultural rights • Commercial license • Donor restrictions • Attribution • Photography policy • TPMs/DRMs • International • Fair Use copyright terms • Copyright in scans Control of Museum Art Images: The Reach and Limits of Copyright and Licensing Melissa Brown, Kenneth Crews - Columbia University http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1542070
  • ç
  • What creates copyright: ? “Originality” “Sweat of the Brow”
  • The legal arguments are just that. What about the moral argument?
  • If you love something, set it free.
  • (even if love isn’t always free) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LOVE_(Sculpture)
  • Seznam členů posádky Bounty (cz) or Lázadás a Bountyn (hu) http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/ File:Nla.ms-ms5393-2-s1.jpg
  • The BM & me http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Wikipedia:GLAM/BM Andrew Dunn - CC-by-SA http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/ File:British_Museum_Great_Court_roof.jpg
  • “[The British Museum is] one of the broadest-ranging cultural collections in the world. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, is the most consulted and largest compendium of knowledge ever compiled. By harnessing the expertise of the British Museum and the reach of Wikipedia, this project aims to bring mutual benefit to both organisations.” - @matthewcock
  • Qualitative & Quantitative
  • Qualitative & Quantitative
  • “Backstage Pass” http://uk.wikimedia.org/wiki/ Backstage_Pass#Results_of_the_day
  • get excited and make things
  • We’re doing the same thing, for the same reason, for the same people, in the same medium. Let’s do it together.
  • Peace, Love & Metadata liamwyatt@gmail.com [[user:witty lama]] @wittylama www.wittylama.com/blog Presentation available via my website