Category Archives: chapters

Flickr Commons is Full

If you are a GLAM looking to make your photographic collection more widely available online, for the last couple of years your first choice would have been to head over to “Flickr Commons”. And you would be in good company … Continue reading

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Fundraising Structure

Questions: Should Wikimedia Chapters fundraise? How should the money raised be distributed between and amongst the Wikimedia Foundation and the Chapters? Assuming that running this thing we call the Wikimedia Movement costs money, lots of money, the question follows – … Continue reading

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Aprés GLAM

Well, “GLAM-WIKI: finding the common ground” is over and I can now, in theory, get to sleep. However there are still a range of things to do and I really want to try to keep the momentum up and the … Continue reading

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GLAM-WIKI attendees

Wikimedia Australia’s forthcoming event “GLAM-WIKI: Finding the common ground” is now fully booked! Below you can see the list of attending institutions – some are sending one person, several are sending six staff members – to a total of 170 … Continue reading

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Charity? Really?!

In the last few weeks I’ve been laughed at several times. Openly, with ridicule. When introduced to new people they invariably ask me what I do and so I try to explain as quickly as I can the difference between … Continue reading

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