QRpedia AWOL; RSC holds another edit-a-thon
By Andy Mabbett (
QRpedia was offline for part of the month (and into September) due to a server security-certificate expiry issue. See discussion on the WikimediaUK wiki.
Wikimedians enjoying an exclusive visit to Catalyst's storeroom
Royal Society of Chemistry
Andy Mabbett's residency at the Royal Society of Chemistry is ongoing.
Another edit-a-thon was held, this time at Catalyst Science Discovery Centre alongside the river Mersey. For details of the articles created and improved, and pictures taken, see the event page.
See the project diary and the blog (aimed at non-Wikipedians) for other news.
World map from a 16th century Arabic book of maps held by the Bodleian Library
August's uploads from the Bodleian Libraries include files relating to Oxford Armenian gospels, the Persian folk tale of Layla and Majnun, Arabic maps and naval charts, dance and music in 19th century Burma, and 11th century astrology and astronomy.
Martin Poulter visited Oxford's Museum of the History of Science to talk about future events and other ways they could benefit from Wikimedia. Announced for next month are four events on Women In Science to celebrate two hundred years since the birth of Ada Lovelace.
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