Category Archives: education

Training in the Australian Outback – Photo essay

Over the last week, Whiteghost.ink and I have been travelling around Central Western Queensland with representatives from the State Library of Queensland delivering some Wikipedia training to the local librarian, history and tourism communities. This is part of a partnership … Continue reading

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New Systems for Documenting Public Art

Richard McCoy summarizes the outcomes of IUPUI Museum Studies’ documentation project at the Indiana Statehouse and discusses the future of Wikiproject Public Art. Continue reading

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Backstage Pass at the Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Yesterday the Indiana Wikimedia community was invited along to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (the largest in the world of its kind) for a “backstage pass” tour as the opening event of a burgeoning relationship between that museum and Wikimedia. … Continue reading

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e-volunteer program

One of the things I often ask of GLAMs is “do you have a volunteer program?” (and everyone generally puts their hand up) and then “do you have an e-volunteer program” (at which point everyone puts their hand back down). … Continue reading

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GLAM-WIKI:UK

Apologies to those subscribed to the wikimedia blog planet and have seen this announcement before on the Wikimedia UK blog. Building on the good relationship with the British Museum from my residency there, Wikimedia UK have asked me to convene … Continue reading

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Backstage Pass and its achievements

[This is part of a series of posts from my time at the British Museum. If you would like to assist in this project (or just eavesdrop), please contact me to join the regular mailout list and receive news first. … Continue reading

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Indianapolis

Following the adventures in Denver I was fortunate enough to be invited to speak in Indianapolis about Wikimedia, museums and especially about public art because Indy is the home of the “Wikipedia Saves Public Art” (WPSPA) wikiproject.1 As I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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