Category Archives: Wikimedia

Norman Selfe

Tomorrow the English Wikipedia biography of  Norman Selfe will be featured on the main page. Not only is Norman a fascinatingly interesting fellow, but the very fact of his biography getting to this point is the culmination of a free-culture … Continue reading

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ALRC Copyright Inquiry – Copyright in Public Domain Art

The Australian Law Reform Commission is currently undertaking a review of the Copyright Act – known as the Copyright and the Digital Economy Inquiry. The terms of reference and associated issues paper are broad and give tantalising hope that some … Continue reading

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After nearly a year down,  my blog is finally alive again! My “GLAM Fellowship” with the Wikimedia Foundation concluded at the end of 2011, and as a result the beginning of 2012 has seen lots of changes for me, so I … Continue reading

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Themes from Wikimedia Conference 2011

Last weekend I attended the Wikimedia Conference 2011 in Berlin, an annual event hosted by the German Wikimedia Chapter to bring together representatives from every Chapter together with the Wikimedia Foundation board and senior staff. Although I attended two years … Continue reading

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Ambassadors

A few weeks ago I wrote about my priorities during this “fellowship” year – one of which was the concept of the “Wikimedia GLAM Ambassador“. In this post I will try to explain what this means in theory, what has … Continue reading

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