1. Wikipedia is the fastest way to reach your audience“If Wikipedia is becoming the family encyclopedia forthe twenty-ﬁrst century, historians probably have aprofessional obligation to make it as good as possible.”Roy Rosenzweig, The Journal of American History, Volume 93, Number 1 (June 2006) 117-46
“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/
Free x 2• 100% OSS, 100% open standards, 100% copyleft• charitable foundation, volunteers, no advertising, no royalties, no permissions, available to use and re-use. 1. GRATIS 2. LIBRE
Free x 3 SPEECH Wikipedia is not censored and provides the sameaccess to all readers, in all countries, in all languages.
GLAM-Wiki case studies (8 ideas for projects you could run)
Bringing Wikipedia in-house to ﬁnd waysof building a proactive relationship, ofmutual beneﬁt, without underminingthe principles of either.
Two Years of Wikipedians in Residence10 11 12 June Aug Jan Mar May June Aug British The Childrens Museum of Indianapolis Museum Chateau de Versailles Derby Museum, Museu Picasso / Barcelona MoMA, NYPL, British Library, National Archives OCLC Smithsonian Israel Museum
Residencies in 2011• Chateau de Versailles - 24h challenge• Children’s Museum of Indianapolis - apprentices• Derby Museum & Gallery - QRpedia codes• US National Archives - document of the day• Museu Picasso, Smithsonian, MoMA, Israel Museum, Berlin State...
Bibliotheque National de France Transcription where OCR won’t do
British Library“edit-a-thon” events focusing on unique resources
National Library of Australia Easy referencing of digitised newspapers
Seznam členůposádky Bounty (cz) or Lázadás a Bountyn (hu)http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/ File:Nla.ms-ms5393-2-s1.jpg
State Library of Queensland Regional training workshops
We’re doing the same thing, for the samereason, for the same people, in the same medium. Let’s do it together.
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