Celebrating Wikipedia and remembering the Holocaust
Holocaust Remembrance Day
On January 27th, in occasion of the Holocaust Remembrance Day, an Edit-a-thon was organized at the Shoah Memorial in Milan. 15 editors wrote 12 new articles related to Shoah on it-Wikipedia and completed the existing ones.
WLM 2018: exhibition in Como
On January 22nd a #WikilovesLakeComo exhibition inaugurated at the Como Chamber of Commerce. It features the best pictures collected in the Como area for WLM 2018 in Italy and it's organized in collaboration with Sentiero dei Sogni, a very active local partner .
Seminario sulle categorie
Cathegory workshop in Florence
On January 11th a little group of wikipedians met at the National Library of Florence with the librarians who are responsabile of the National Thesaurus to discuss some problems about categories in Wikipedia.
Since 2013, the National library of Florence created a link from its Thesaurus to Wikipedia and back, like it's shown in this example: external link of article Bioarchitettura and back link to Bioarchitettura in Thesaurus.
After this meeting the group, composed of wikipedians Susanna Giaccai, Stefano, Luca Martinelli and Camillo and the librarians Anna Lucarelli, Albero Cheti and Chiara Storti decided to create a mailing list to better discuss all the problems connected to the semantic organization of Wikipedia.
Scientific Outreach at CREA and IIT in Tuscany
Seminar of User:Alexmar983 at CREA (research unit of the Ministry of Agricolture)invited by Dr Maurizio Antonetti. The conference was skyped among three other research units in Liguria, Marche and Campania. tweet.
Invitation at the SLaMM Workshop of the ERC starting grant at Museo Piaggio (Pontedera). Thanks to Professor Gianni Ciofani Alessandro Marchetti and Camillo Pellizzari updated or created new wikidata items of researchers. commons category
The role of Pokemon in botanic illustration...
Lesson about botanic illustration with high school students of La Spezia at the Orto Botanico of the University of Pisa with Alessandro Marchetti, Andrea Assenti e Mascha Stroobant images post on facebook.
Archeology and ethnography in Oleggio (Piedmont)
Visit to the archeological and ethnographical museum in Oleggio
On the 19th of January members of InFormAzioni association and of Insubria local group have been hosted by the municipality of Oleggio for a guided visit of the local archeological and ethnographical museum; the museum has a very rich permanent exhibition of ethnographic objects and the reconstruction of rooms and workshops, it also hosts an interesting collection of archaeological artifacts from the en:Golasecca culture.
After the lunch, kindly offered by the municipality, the 14 partecipants had the opportunity to work in the local library to upload pictures (148), write articles (25 created or improved), write on wikivoyage (1 page created) and improve items on wikidata (15 items created or edited).
The event was organized thanks to the collaboration with the municipality of Oleggio.
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