The GLAM Wiki Road Map

The GLAM Wiki Road Map
Practical ideas to help galleries, libraries, archives, museums, and other knowledge institutions engage with the global Wikimedia movement.
A presentation for galleries, libraries, archives, museums, and other knowledge institutions who want to engage with the global Wikimedia movement. We will go through practical steps your organisation can take right away to work with the hundreds of thousands of volunteers creating content on Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons, and Wikidata. Attendees will take away a guide to copyright and licensing including sample copyright statements, boilerplate text for arranging a copyright release, and a sample author release form.

This talk is especially suitable for small organisations without a dedicated copyright officer or extra resources for engaging a Wikipedian in Residence.

If you are attending this session as part of professional development, please contact Wikimedia Australia following the event to be provided with a certificate of participation.

Contents of this talk:

Collection photos that are actually usable • creating a copyright and licensing policy and putting it on the website • why you should set up an external photostream • "reliable sources" and how to create your own • photographing your institution inside and out • photographing your people and the living treasures of your community • arranging open licenses for local publications and hosting PDFs on your website • engaging with the Wikimedia community • possible Wikimedia projects

About your presenter:

Mike Dickison did his PhD on giant flightless birds at Duke University, and was curator of Natural History at Whanganui Regional Museum, New Zealand, before receiving a one-year grant from the Wikimedia Foundation to be the New Zealand Wikipedian at Large 2018–2019. Since then he has worked as a freelance Wikipedia consultant and Wikipedian in Residence for Lincoln University, Development West Coast, the Dodd-Walls Centre for Photonic and Quantum Technologies, New Zealand Opera, and Te Papa. He is vice-president of Wikimedia Aotearoa.

All illustrations © Mike Dickison CC BY

Region: NSW
Location: Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of New South Wales, 1 Shakespeare Place, Sydney, NSW 2000

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