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Numismatic items from Sumatran Numismatic Museum
Announcing the digitization results at the Sumatran Numismatic Museum
On the last week of October, a socialization event to announcing the digitization results was held at Sumatran Numismatic Museum (Museum Uang Sumatera) in conjunction with National Museum Festival in Medan City, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Members of numismatic association from Malaysia, Persatuan Pertemuan Numismatik Indonesia Malaysia or PPNIM, attended the event and talked about the close relationship between Indonesian and Malaysian numismatic items. In that event, GLAM Indonesia's representative presented a 10-minute slideshow, showing the urgency of museum digitization and the expected outcomes.
A QR code was created to direct users to Sumatran Numismatic Museum on Wikimedia Commons.
Slides used in the event: File:Presentation slides for Museum Uang Sumatera collection socialization.pdf. Watch the news coverage in this YouTube video.
Master of Ceremonies
Wikimedia Indonesia's presentation
Attending guest from PPNIM
QR code for Sumatran Numismatic Museum on Wikimedia Commons
Proposal of Islamic old books digitization
Hardiansyah, a GLAM Indonesia's representative, was invited for a talk at the Sumatran Thawalib Parabek Boarding School in Agam Regency, West Sumatra, Indonesia. The boarding school was interested to digitize some of Sheikh Ibrahim Musa's books, who was teaching in the boarding school. Because of copyright status, the books cannot be uploaded to Wikimedia Commons unless there is a OTRS mail stating that the books is being relicensed in CC license.
Hardiansyah during the talk
More news on GLAM Indonesia activities can be read on @GLAM_Indonesia Twitter account.
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