Category Archives: Wikimedia

From Sausages to Freedom

Recently I was invited to make two presentations, about the nature of the GLAM sector’s relationship to Wikimedia, one day apart – the first in London and the second in Stockholm. [The imposing looking Nordiska Museet, Stockholm. Photo by Elephi … 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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Empire state of mind

After the conference in Denver and adventures in Indianapolis I moved onwards to New York City to make some presentations for Columbia university law school (discussed in the next blog post), meetings at various GLAMs (the subsequent blog post) and … Continue reading

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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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A couple of days ago I spent some time talking with the good people at Fenton Communication who were selected to help the Wikimedia Foundation in the Credibility Campaign. The purpose of this campaign relates somewhat to a post I … 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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silly little vision things

Whilst I try to pull my thoughts together post-wikimania here are a couple of silly little things I picked up. 1) I was trying to work out what the minimum standard is of what everyone in the Wikimedia world agrees … Continue reading

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