BiBat Museum and libraries
On January 29th took place at the BiBat Museum in Vitoria-Gasteiz a conference on Open Science and Wikipedia. The meeting began with an editing session on naiperas and the Fournier world, followed by a conference on Open Science, photographic heritage and collaborative archives/libraries (Iturriak and WikiSource).
No library without a photograph
In February 2020, a volunteer collected data from more than 8000 libraries in Spain and incorporated them into Wikidata. However, not all of them have a free photograph in Wikimedia Commons that can illustrate their item in Wikidata or their article in Wikipedia. The same happens with libraries around the world.
Therefore, from Wikimedia Spain we launched the campaign No library without photography, with the aim of getting images of photographs of libraries under free license. Although it is aimed at the whole society, through it we want to involve especially librarians, as a way to approach the Wikimedia ecosystem and to participate in the dissemination of knowledge.
In addition to creating a specific campaign in Commons, there is also the possibility of participating through the WikiShootMe! tool, where the libraries in Spain that do not yet have a photo are displayed, and uploading the images directly from there.
One more year, between January 15 and February 5, Wikimedia Spain promoted the participation in the #1Lib1Ref campaign. At the end of it, on the Spanish Wikipedia 61 edits were made on 29 pages by 13 users.
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