30000 African contributions to the Wikimedia projects (WikiAfrica reached 2012 milestone)

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Presentation of WikiAfrica 2012 milestone: 30'000 African contributions to Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects. Presentation within the session "Activating Africa", Wikimania Hong Kong 11/08/2013.

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30000 African contributions to the Wikimedia projects (WikiAfrica reached 2012 milestone)

  1. 1. √ 30’000 African contributions to Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects.The WikiAfrica 2012 milestone.
  2. 2. © Mounir Fatmi, Les connexions, 2003-2004, installation.
  3. 3. creative commons & wikipedia for cultural institutions period 1 jun-1oth nov 2011 For this analysis we considered all new pages created from the beginning of the proje Share Yourk Knowledge until the 10th of November. For the Wikimedia contributions we considered all the pages created by the partner in itution in Italian and English during this period. contributions to wikipedia 459 articles 860˙302 bytes One byte is a unit of orage capable of holding a single chara er. A text of 1500 chara ers corresponds to a file of 1500 bytes. contributions to wikimedia commons 2993 images wikipedia templates Archivio Pietro Pensa Careof Cosv Fe ival del Cinema Africano di Verona Fe ival del Cinema Africano di Milano Fondazione Cariplo Lettera27 Officina Griot Bytes added by m.Casanova and Marcok (Wikipedia’s tutors of the proje ) Bytes added by other users s s s s s s s June July Augu September O ober November DensityDesign Research Lab-INDACO Department Politecnico di Milano, ShareYour Knowledge, 11/2011, CC BY-SA.
  4. 4. DensityDesign Research Lab-INDACO Department Politecnico di Milano, ShareYour Knowledge, 2011-2012, cc by-sa.
  5. 5. DensityDesign Research Lab-INDACO Department Politecnico di Milano, Fondazione Cariplo onWikipedia in Italian, 09/2011, CC BY-SA.
  6. 6. WikiAfrica 2006. Iolanda Pensa, 2012, CC by-sa. Event: conference/training/workshop Research Archives Wiki Loves Monuments Notebooks (Detour, myDetour,WikiAfrica special editions) Presentations and events 2006
  7. 7. WikiAfrica 2007. Iolanda Pensa, 2012, CC by-sa. Event: conference/training/workshop Research Archives Wiki Loves Monuments Notebooks (Detour, myDetour,WikiAfrica special editions) Presentations and events
  8. 8. WikiAfrica 2008. Iolanda Pensa, 2012, CC by-sa. Event: conference/training/workshop Research Archives Wiki Loves Monuments Notebooks (Detour, myDetour,WikiAfrica special editions) Presentations and events
  9. 9. WikiAfrica 2009. Iolanda Pensa, 2012, CC by-sa. Event: conference/training/workshop Research Archives Wiki Loves Monuments Notebooks (Detour, myDetour,WikiAfrica special editions) Presentations and events
  10. 10. WikiAfrica 2010. Iolanda Pensa, 2012, CC by-sa. Event: conference/training/workshop Research Archives Wiki Loves Monuments Notebooks (Detour, myDetour,WikiAfrica special editions) Presentations and events
  11. 11. WikiAfrica/ShareYour Knowledge 2011. Iolanda Pensa, 2012, CC by-sa. Partnership between lettera27 and the Africa Centre, and ShareYour Knowledge pilot phase. Event: conference/training/workshop Research Archives Wiki Loves Monuments Notebooks (Detour, myDetour,WikiAfrica special editions) Presentations and events Creative Commons affiliate 2011
  12. 12. WikiAfrica/ShareYour Knowledge 2012. Iolanda Pensa, status report with mistakes, 2013, CC by-sa. Status http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM/Case_studies/WikiAfrica/Share_Your_Knowledge/Institutions Event: conference/training/workshop Research Archives Wiki Loves Monuments Notebooks (Detour, myDetour,WikiAfrica special editions) Presentations and events Creative Commons affiliate Orange and Orange Foundation (free Wikipedia on mobile phones) Brooklyn Museum Feed My Starving Children International Institute for Communication and Development Sustainable Sanitation Alliance Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung AfricaFilms.tv Western Province Government – Department of museums - 28 museums in Western Cape Province, South Africa, Bartolomeu Dias Museum, Beaufort-West Museum, Caledon Museum, Cango Caves Museum, Cape Medical Museum, CP Nel Museum, Drostdy Museum, Fransie Pienaar Museum, Genadendal Mission Museum, George Museum, Groot-Brakrivier Museum, Hout Bay Museum, Huguenot Memorial Museum, Jan Dankaert Museum, Koopmans De Wet House Museum, Montagu Museum, Old Harbour Museum, Paarl Museum, Robertson Museum, SA Fisheries Museum, Sendinggestig(Missionary)Museum, Shipwreck Museum, Simon's Town Museum, Stellenbosch Museum, Transport Riders Museum, Wellington Museum, Wheat Industry Museum, Worcester Museum Gambia National Museum Sungani Zakwathu Cultural Heritage Promotions Postal Museum, Matengatenga, Malawi Zanzibar National Museum Phuthidikabo Museum, Mochudi, BotswanaSeychelles People Defense Forces Museum (SPDF) Uganda National Museum Dataset of administrations in Botswana
  13. 13. ShareYour Knowledge and WikiAfrica, status report, http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM/Case_studies/WikiAfrica/Share_Your_Knowledge/Institutions
  14. 14. Michele Casanova, WikiAfrica Report - March 2013, cc by-sa.
  15. 15. Michele Casanova, WikiAfrica Report - July 2013, cc by-sa.
  16. 16. Raccolte Extraeuropee del Castello Sforzesco, Milano,Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  17. 17. The National Archives UK,Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  18. 18. doual’art Douala Cameroon,Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  19. 19. National Gallery of Zimbabwe,Wikimedia Commons, cc by-sa.
  20. 20. Erica Litrenta - Elitre, Thank you note, 2012, cc by-sa. Please note that this is only
  21. 21. Iolanda Pensa, researcher at SUPSI.WikiAfrica scientific director 2007-2012. io@pensa.it http://iopensa.it Wikimania Hong Kong, 11 August 2013. Further reading www.wikiafrica.org Share Your Knowledge case study 2012 http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM/Case_studies/WikiAfrica/Share_Your_Knowledge Institutions involved in Share Your Knowledge http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM/Case_studies/WikiAfrica/Share_Your_Knowledge/Institutions Graham, Mark. Wiki Space: Palimpsests and Politics of Exclusion in Critical Point of View: A Wikipedia Reader, eds. Geert Lovink and Nathaniel Tkacz, Institute of Network Culture, Amsterdam, 2011, pp. 269-282 Pensa, Iolanda. La bibliothèque de Chimurenga in The Chimurenga Library: An Introspective of Chimurenga Magazine, Cape Town Platform, 2009, pp. 4-6. van der Velden, Maja. When Knowledges Meet: Wikipedia and Other Stories from the Contact Zone in Critical Point of View: A Wikipedia Reader, eds. Geert Lovink and Nathaniel Tkacz, Institute of Network Culture, Amsterdam, 2011, pp. 236-257. Wadhwa, Kul. Free mobile for Wikipedia starts with Orange, 24/01/2012, http://blog.wikimedia.org/2012/01/24/free-mobile-for-wikipedia-starts-with-orange/. WikiAfrica Primary School Feasibility Study, 2012 Credits WikiAfrica is a cross-continental collaboration that aims at increasing the quantity and quality of African content on Wikipedia. WikiAfrica is promoted by lettera27 Foundation and the Africa Centre and developed in partnership with and thanks to institutions and volunteers. WikiAfrica was initiated in 2006 by lettera27 Foundation in collaboration with Wikimedia Italia.

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