This Month in GLAM – Volume II, Issue IX, September 2012
Continuing on from last month's report, I will be analysing further results from the July 2012 This Month in GLAM survey. ()
The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, which recently released its metadata under
CC0, has now unveiled their new alpha-version collection database. It includes links to Wikipedia and pulls Wikipedia content into the collection entry. ()
Over the weekend of 15-16 September 35 Wikimedians from the US and Europe gathered at the British Library in London for a weekend of GLAM planning and discussion. ()
Surreal edit-a-thon over the tomb of Salvador Dalí: Dalí is buried in the middle of an old theather, just in the exact place that an edit-a-thon was held. ()
This summer the Smithsonian Institution Archives (Washington, DC) and the Brooklyn Museum (NY) agreed to join the WikiAfrica/Share Your Knowledge project. ()
The Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Scientific Community has set up a research network on Science 2.0, with special emphasis on how the web impacts the way research is being performed and communicated. ()
Collaboration with Council of the Central Museums: During September work has begun teaching staff at the National Museums to edit Wikipedia and to upload images to Wikimedia Commons. ()
During September, 3 new Swiss GLAMs were reached out to. ()
16,796 photos were uploaded from India during Wiki Loves Monuments this year. ()
The Salón de la Plástica Mexicana held an edit-a-thon to kick start a project to document its past and present membership. ()
The GLAM activities listed from across Africa have come from the work of two Wikimedia chapters, South Africa and Kenya, and from the WikiAfrica Project. ()
This month's biggest Open Access-related piece of news is to do with the Media Importer. ()
Check out GLAM events happening around the globe in October. ()
We're trialling a new look front page. Check out "From the team" to find out more and let us know what you think!
New look front page!
Check back for a new edition next month.