Category Archives: British Museum

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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End of my residency

[This is part of a series of posts from my time as “Wikipedian in Residence” at the British Museum.] Today is my last day at the British Museum as the “Wikipedian in Residence” project draws to the end of its … Continue reading

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Hoxne Challenge

[This is part of a series of posts from my time as “Wikipedian in Residence” 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 … 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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British Museum by the numbers

[This is the first in 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 … Continue reading

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The British Museum and Me

Yesterday it was officially announced by Matthew Cock, the Head of Web, that the British Museum will be bringing me in-house as the “volunteer Wikipedian in Residence”! It will be a five week pilot project in June in the leadup … Continue reading

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Wikipedian in Residence & Notability

There are “artists in residence” at many art galleries and universities, the city of Adelaide has a “thinker in residence” program and Alain de Botton was even “writer in residence” at London’s Heathrow Airport! So, one of the ideas that … Continue reading

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