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Backstage event NA/KB; WWI Edit-a-thon; New potential partners

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Achter de schermen - Wikipedianen bij Nationaal Archief en KB 06

Backstage event ("Achter de Schermen") at NA/KB

The National Archives of The Netherlands (NA) and the National Library of The Netherlands (KB) hosted a behind the scenes event on june 8th. Visitors could get a tour through parts of their buildings that normally aren't accessible for visitors. This event was also a Wiki-saturday on location: an opportunity for interested people to meet volunteers of Wikimedia Nederland.

Schrijfmiddag Wikimedia Nederland in Huis Doorn, 29 juni 2013.

WWI Edit-a-thon at Huis Doorn

Wikimedia Nederland participated in the International World War I edit-a-thon. The event was kindly hosted by Huis Doorn, which has become known as the last residence of the last German Kaiser, Wilhelm ll. Two volunteers of Huis Doorn were available for questions during the event. Participants were taken on a tour through the house and were allowed to take photos for Commons.

New potential partners

There have been talks with several new potential partners in The Netherlands. These are

These were a first introduction and will hopefully lead to cooperation in the near future.

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