GLAM/Newsletter/February 2015/Contents/Open Access report
Tracking recent uploads; Wikidata for research meetups; Ant-decapitating flies, Lego and a new frog
Uploads to the Wikimedia Commons category Open access (publishing) or its subcategories are now being tracked via this page using OgreBot. There have since been a few false positives, which hint at incorrect categorization and thus facilitate work in this area.
Wikidata for research meetups
WikiProject Wikidata for research has seen its first in-person meetups this month: some participants met at EuropeanaTech 2015 in Paris, others for a dedicated workshop in Berlin or as part of the Open Cultural Hackathon in Bern. The main purpose of these events was to explore opportunities for follow-up projects to the Horizon 2020 proposal that was submitted in January. These could be of a disciplinary nature or specific to a country or region.
Open Access Media Importer: Ant-decapitating flies, Lego and a new frog
The following represents a selection of the files that have been uploaded by the Open Access Media Importer this month, bringing the total to over 18,900. If you can think of wiki pages where these files (or other files from the same source articles) could be useful, please put them in there or let us know.