Translations:GLAM/Digital collections/60/en

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The National Library of Wales took advantage of the newest project in the Wikimedia ecosystem, Wikidata. Bringing a volunteer onto staff in an unpaid role, called a Wikidata Visiting Scholar, the Library supported the volunteer in using their metadata and new metadata created by the community to begin doing analysis on the images. Through this project, they did signficant analysis of how the collection relates to other concepts, and how media from the collection can be used to illustrate Wikipedia articles. The openness of the Wikimedia ecoystem allowed for considerable evaluation of the digitized collection alongside data from dozens of other institutions.

For more information see the blog post on the Wikimedia blog.