GLAM/Newsletter/June 2014/Contents/Germany report
In the first half of the year 2014 I have taken some photo series in museums/archives of Cologne during press conferences and exbition openings:
- Rheinisches Bildarchiv: Endowment of photos taken by Peter H. Fürst
- Museum Ludwig: Introducing of the new director Yilmaz Dziewior
- Kölnisches Stadtmusem: "Köln in unheiligen Zeiten". An exhibition about Cologne in the Thirty Years' War
- Archäologischer Zone Köln: Press conference with archaeologically discoveries in the last months
GLAM on Tour at the State Museum of Braunschweig
Between June 27-29, Wikipedians met in the State Museum of Braunschweig to edit articles and upload pictures about World War 1. On the occasion of the upcoming exhibition concerning the centenary of WW1, curators and scientfic staff of the museum provided an insight of their work for the 26 Wikipedians and GLAM-contributors. The programme including excursions and lectures as well as results of the event for the Wikimedia projects can be found in the project page and in the WMDE-Blog. This event was a follow-up of last year´s cooperation with the museum concerning the battle at the Harzhorn (see project page).
GLAM on Tour at the broadcasting station Südwestrundfunk in Stuttgart
In June, 4 local Wikipedians and a WMDE-staff-member held a presentation and gave a workshop for the editors and employees of the SWR, a public service broadcaster based in Stuttgart. The staff members got an insight into the Wikimedia projects and had the chance to ask anything they wanted to know about the Wikiverse. They talked about Linux, free licences, open data and the possibilities that come with including open content in the organisation´s work processes.