One of the questions I’m most often asked is “What is a Wikipedian in Residence?” followed quickly by, “How do I get one?” and “How do I pay for one?” This post will include a quick summary of the Wikipedian in Residence model and a round-up of links with everything you need to know.
Monthly Archives: September 2012
The GLAM-Wiki US Consortium brings together cultural organizations, Wikipedians, Wikimedia chapters, and individuals in an independent community of practice devoted to supporting the GLAM-Wikimedia initiative in the United States. Sign up as an interested individual or as an affiliate organization.
Connect with the GLAM-Wiki US community by joining the GLAM-US mailing list and the GLAM-Wiki US Consortium. You can also connect with a Wikipedian through the GLAM:US Connect page. For direct questions, email glam(@)wikimedia(.)org.
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GLAM-Wiki (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums) helps cultural institutions share their resources with the world through collaboration with Wikipedia editors. GLAM-Wiki cooperations aim to distribute cultural resources openly and on a global scale while building understanding of Wikipedia within the cultural sector.
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