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British library staff presentation

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In September Wikimedia was invited to give a presentation to staff at the British Library. This presenation was given by Roger Bamkin and Ashley van Haeften. Oddly this doesnt mention QR codes ...

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British library staff presentation

  1. 1. Wikimedia UK and the British Library ( In 2020, the British Library will be a leading hub … ) Roger Bamkin (Victuallers) & Ashley van Haeften (Fae) Board Directors Wikimedia UK This presentation is CC-BY-SA except for logos and screen prints which are Fair Use or used with permission Main Page British Library 27 th September 2011
  2. 2. Wikimedia’s Objective Founder Jimmy Wales said it ... Wikimedia UK is doing it too Main Page
  3. 3. Have you seen these words before? mission : Advancing the world’s knowledge vision : In 2020, the British Library will be a leading hub in the global information network, advancing knowledge through our collections, expertise and partnerships , for the benefit of the economy and society and the enrichment of cultural life. Do you know any leading hubs? ...
  4. 4. Top Ten Global Websites – Our Impact <ul><li>Google  No. 1. Is this where the British Library want to be? </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>Baidu.com </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia  This is us. We have ~400 million users/ month </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Live </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>QQ,com </li></ul>Main Page
  5. 5. <ul><li>Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Keep sites running </li></ul><ul><li>Employ central staff </li></ul><ul><li>Run global fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Content responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Wikimedia UK </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes values of the Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>One of 40 national chapters </li></ul><ul><li>Support freely licensed material </li></ul><ul><li>Member-based & volunteer-run </li></ul><ul><li>Donor-sourced budget </li></ul><ul><li>Non-profit , seeking charitable status </li></ul><ul><li>In 3 rd year as an organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage outreach </li></ul>Who are we?
  6. 6. This is where you find 400m users How This map shows Derby Museums e-volunteers
  7. 7. 14,000 English people read about this painting in Derby The article was written in French ... was translated into English ... and then into Russian ... onto the Russian main page Where 53,000 read about it How
  8. 8. Bristol Museum & Banksy 120,000 people queued in month 1 More people viewed this Technology transforms museums.. GLAMs can change …
  9. 9. Wikimedia bridges cultures When
  10. 10. Obviously Wikipedia cannot work … Why 5 pillars

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