WMF GLAM report
OpenGLAM Principles, ARL and Wikidata, CC Summit
Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons
A lot is happening around Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons! In the upcoming months, a separate This Month in GLAM report will be especially dedicated to the project. Check the latest news there: https://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM/Newsletter/April_2019/Contents/Structured_Data_on_Wikimedia_Commons_report
Results of survey about the OpenGLAM Principles
Several months ago, a group of active members of the OpenGLAM community - including Alex Stinson - held a survey to do a temperature check about the OpenGLAM Principles, a set of principles around Open Access for cultural institutions drafted in 2013. The survey investigated whether the Principles are still useful and if they need an update. Read this blog post for a summary of the findings.
Association of Research Libraries Whitepaper on Wikidata
The American Association of Research Libraries published a White Paper describing the opportunities for libraries, especially research and university libraries, to participate in the Wikidata community. You can find more information about this whitepaper in this month's Wikidata report.
Creative Commons Summit, Lisbon
Alex and Sandra are attending the Creative Commons Global Summit 2019, May 9-11 in Lisbon, Portugal, together with quite a few other Wikimedians and GLAM-Wiki community members. The conference has a GLAM track; other sessions in which Wikimedians will be active include:
See the entire schedule here: https://ccglobalsummit2019lisbonportugal.sched.com/
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