GLAM/Newsletter/March 2016/Contents/Republic of Srpska report
First GLAM project in the Republic of Srpska
Notable Serbs of Sarajevo
Editorial workshop titled "Notable Serbs of Sarajevo" was the first GLAM project realized through cooperation between Wikimedia Community of the Republic of Srpska and the City of East Sarajevo Main Library. Goal of the workshop was creation of new and edition of already existing biography articles regarding life and work of accomplished Serbs from city of Sarajevo. City of East Sarajevo Main Library welcomed the use of its internet reading room while providing Wikimedia Community of the Republic of Srpska with necessary literature and other help. Workshop was held on 23rd March and lasted from 10:00 to 16:00. Some of the community volunteers were introduced to the basics of article creation for the first time during this event. Nine community members and volunteers participated in the workshop. Seventeen new articles were created. Representatives of both the City of East Sarajevo Main Library and Wikimedia Community of the Republic of Srpska expressed their wish for further cooperation.