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A diagram of a typical relationships developed by a Wikipedian in Residence

Wikipedians (or Wikimedians) in Residence are Wikimedians who dedicate time to working in-house at an organization. Wikipedians in Residence are usually financially compensated by the institution or by a Wikimedia chapter, but they may also be volunteers. The Wikipedian in Residence is not simply an in-house editor: the role is fundamentally about enabling the host organisation and its members to continue a productive relationship with the encyclopedia and its community after the Residency is finished. The Wikipedian in Residence model was first piloted by the GLAM initiative, but has since been adopted by other types of organizations.

Are you considering if a residency is right for your institution? Check out the case studies or read on.

Core characteristics of a Wikipedian in Residence[edit]

  • Serves as a liaison between the organization and the Wikimedia community to promote a mutually beneficial cooperation.
  • Promotes understanding of Wikimedia among staff at the organization through workshops and events.
  • Works with organizational staff to digitize, compile, and organize resources that can be shared with the Wikipedia community.
  • Facilitates the improvement of content by the Wikipedia community, rather than directly editing articles as a core goal.
  • Coordinates events, such as Hack-a-Thons, Edit-a-Thons, or Backstage Passes, that bring Wikipedians on-site to work with staff on content creation and improvement.
  • Formally coordinated by the institution, allowing the resident to work closely with staff for various projects.
  • Ultimately, a residency lays the foundation for a more lasting partnership between the Wikipedia community and an organization.

Types of projects carried out by residencies[edit]

Activities organized by Wikipedians in Residence are broad and varied. Some of these projects include:

  • Facilitating content improvement in partnership with curators and the Wikipedia communities
  • Coordinating image or multimedia donations
  • Organizing visits/events (e.g. "backstage passes" for Wikipedians)
  • Organizing challenges and competitions that promote article improvement
  • Teaching about Wikipedia practices and values, etc.
  • Including sister projects (Wikimedia Commons, Wikisource, Wikivoyage, etc)

How to find a resident[edit]

The best way to locate a potential Wikipedian in Residence is to connect with your local Wikimedia chapter (if one exists) and/or via the talk page of an appropriate WikiProject on Wikipedia. Often these can be found through WikiProjects associated with your city, state, province, or country. Check the WikiProject Geographical Directory to get started. You can also contact us or send an email to glam﹫wikimedia.org.

Essential Criteria[edit]

  • On-site attendance, "in residence" means being physically based in the organisation for all or part of the time; and being seen as a member of the staff team, not a visitor.
  • Working for mutual benefit while upholding the policies of both the institution and Wikimedia.
  • Enabling of community interaction in both directions.
  • Avoiding conflict of interest, especially when editing articles about the institution itself.
  • Teaching ability - to GLAM professionals about Wikimedia and vice versa.

Recommended experience and skills for success[edit]

  • Knowledge of the profession
  • Charisma to encourage a group of volunteers to support the project.
  • Presentation skills, and the patience to explain free-licenses/Wikipedia... frequently.
  • Understanding of Open and Volunteer Communities -- though many Wikimedians in Residence will be established Wikimedians, less experienced Wikimedians can fill WIR roles when supported by Wikimedians

Recommendations for the institution[edit]

  • On-staff "champion" who supports the project officially from within the organisation.
  • Clearly defined role for the project - not mixed with other social media/web management.

Sample job description[edit]

The National Archives seeks applicants for a Wikipedian in Residence for Summer 2011. The Wikipedian in Residence is a student intern role. The Wikipedian in Residence will work as a community coordinator and strengthen the relationship between the Archives and the Wikipedian community through a range of activities.
This may include:
  • promoting participation in new or existing WikiProjects related to the holdings of the National Archives;
  • adding content to the Wikimedia Commons and Wikisource sites from digital copies of the holdings of the National Archives;
  • assisting with the digitization and online posting of archival materials;
  • working with Archives staff to explain Wikipedia’s practices;
  • organizing special events, such as backstage pass tours or editing challenge days, for the Wikipedian community; and
  • sharing the experience with the Wikipedian community and the public via videos, newsletter articles, or blog posts on our NARAtions blog or other blogs.
—National Archives and Records Administration (April 2011)

Successful formats[edit]

Infographic with compiled data from July 2011.
Time allocation
  • Fulltime for a very short period (e.g. British Museum project, 5 weeks)
  • Fulltime for a longer period (e.g. Chateau de Versailles project, 6 months. University of Edinburgh project, 18 months)
  • Part time for a long period (e.g. Children's Museum of Indianapolis project, 1 year)
  • Part time permanently (e.g. Bundesdenkmalamt - Scanproject, Vienna, minimum 3-4 years)
Rewards
  • Wholly unpaid (e.g. British Museum project, Bundesdenkmalamt)
  • Study credit (e.g. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis project, first 3 months)
  • Stipend/scholarship (e.g. Chateau de Versailles)
  • Paid internship (e.g. Early NARA projects)
  • Contract employee (e.g. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis project, year 2)
  • Full time employee (e.g. National Archive Full time Wikipedian in Residence, University of Edinburgh Wikimedian in Residence)
Recruitment method
  • Published job offer through official recruitment process (e.g. NARA) [could add Chapter rep. to interview panel if necessary].
  • Outsource recruitment to local Wikimedia Chapter (e.g. Versailles project)
  • Informal recruitment through existing social media connection (e.g. Indianapolis Museum of Art)
  • Identify existing Wikipedia community leader in relevant field (e.g. Israeli Museum)
  • Self-initiated contact from a Wikimedian/pedian to the institution (e.g. British Museum, Bundesdenkmalamt)

List of Wikipedians in Residence[edit]

Timeline of Wikipedians in Residence up to 2012 (incomplete).
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Organization Project page(s) Location Wikimedian Start Finish
1 British Museum Wikipedia:GLAM British Museum project page London, UK Liam Wyatt 2010-06-01 2010-07-01
2 The Children's Museum of Indianapolis Wikipedia:GLAM The Children's Museum of Indianapolis project page Indianapolis, IN Lori Phillips 2010-08-01 Present
3 Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles) Wikipedia:GLAM Château de Versailles project page Versailles, France Benoît Evellin 2011-02-01 2011-08-01
4 lettera27 Foundation Wikipedia:WikiAfrica lettera27 project page; in Italian Wikipediano in residenza presso lettera27 Milan, Italy Remulazz 2011-03-01 Present
5 Museu Picasso (Museu Picasso) Wikipedia:GLAM Museu Picasso project page Barcelona, Spain Àlex Hinojo 2011-03-01 2011-08-01
6 Derby Museum and Art Gallery Wikipedia:GLAM Derby Museum and Art Gallery project page Derby, UK Roger Bamkin 2011-04-01 2011-09-01
7 Australian Paralympic Committee Australian Paralympic Committee / National Sport Information Centre project page (does not discuss WiR project?) Canberra, Australia Laura Hale 2011-05-01 2012-05-01
8 Archives of American Art Wikipedia:GLAM Archives of American Art project page Washington, DC Sarah Stierch 2011-05-01 2011-10-01
9 US National Archives Wikipedia:GLAM US National Archives project page College Park, MD (and nationally) Dominic McDevitt-Parks 2011-05-01 2012-10-01
10 Museum of Modern Art Wikipedia:GLAM Museum of Modern Art project page New York City, NY Richard Knipel 2011-06-01 2011-12-01
11 Open Knowledge Foundation Germany (Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland) Wikipedia:GLAM Open Knowledge Foundation Germany project page Berlin, Germany Daniel Mietchen 2011-07-01 2013-07-01
12 ARKive w:WP:GLAM/ARKive Bristol, England Andy Mabbett 2011-07-01 2011-10-01
13 Israel Museum, Jerusalem (מוזיאון ישראל) Wikipedia:GLAM Israel Museum, Jerusalem project page Jerusalem, Israel Yair Talmor 2011-09-01 2011-11-01
14 National Library of Israel (הספרייה הלאומית) Wikipedia:GLAM National Library of Israel project page Jerusalem, Israel Daniel Tsvi Framowitz 2011-12-01 2012-05-01
15 Africa Centre WikiAfrica Projects, WikiAfrica Incubator, Share Your Knowledge Cape Town, South Africa Francis Awinda 2012-01-01 2012-12-01
16 Africa Centre WikiAfrica Projects, WikiAfrica Incubator, Share Your Knowledge Cape Town, South Africa Rexford Nkansah 2014-01-01 2014-12-01
17 National Museum of Denmark (Nationalmuseet) Wikipedia Loves Nationalmuseet/Resident Copenhagen, Denmark Ole Palnatoke Andersen 2012-04-01 2012-05-01
18 Smithsonian Institution Archives Wikipedia:GLAM Smithsonian Institution Archives project page Washington, DC Sarah Stierch 2012-03-01 2012-06-01
19 National Art Museum of Catalonia (Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Museo Nacional de Arte de Cataluña) Wikipedia project page (in Catalan) Barcelona Àlex Hinojo 2012-05-01 2013-05-01
20 Consumer Reports Wikipedia Consumer Reports project page New York City, USA Lane Rasberry 2012-05-01 2012-11-01
21 British Library Wikipedia:GLAM British Library project page London, UK Andrew Gray 2012-05-01 2013-04-01
22 Online Computer Library Center OCLC annoucement, and current work on the Authority control integration Project more coming soon. California, USA Maximilian Klein 2012-06-01 2014-02-01
23 German Archaeological Institute (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut) Wikipedian in Residence German Archaeological Institute project page Berlin, Germany Marcus Cyron 2012-06-01 2012-11-01
24 Austria National Heritage Board (Österreichisches Bundesdenkmalamt) Project page in english, in german Vienna, Austria Hubertl 2012-07-01 Present
25 Stiftung Stadtmuseum Berlin Stadtmuseum Berlin project page (German) Berlin, Germany Kilian Kluge 2012-07-01 2012-10-01
26 Palafrugell – All cultural institutions GLAM-WIKI Palafrugell [in Catalan] (More info in English: [1], [2]) Palafrugell, Spain David Parreño Mont 2012-07-01 2012-08-01
27 University of Haifa Younes & Soraya Nazarian Library (about Younes & Soraya Nazarian Library) גלאם - ספריית יונס וסוראיה נזריאן, אוניברסיטת חיפה (in Hebrew) Haifa, Israel Liron Dorfman 2012-08-01 2013-02-01
28 Swedish National Heritage Board (Riksantikvarieämbetet) (in Swedish language) Presentation av Wikipedian in Residence (needs an English summary link) Stockholm, Sweden Lennart Guldbrandsson 2012-09-01 2012-11-01
29 Swedish National Heritage Board (Riksantikvarieämbetet) (in Swedish language) Presentation av Wikipedian Developer in Residence Stockholm, Sweden André Costa 2012-09-01 2012-11-01
30 Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University (fiscal sponsorship by WMF, funded by Stanton Foundation) Assessment of Belfer Center Wikipedian in Residence program Cambridge, USA Timothy Sandole 2012-08-01 2013-08-01
31 Staffordshire Archives and Heritage Service Wikipedian in Residence/SAHS Staffordshire, England Andy Mabbett 2012-11-01 2013-03-01
32 The Royal Library of Denmark (Det Kongelige Bibliotek) WikiProjekt Diamanten Copenhagen, Denmark Ole Palnatoke Andersen 2012-10-01 2012-12-01
33 New York Public Library for the Performing Arts under construction New York, NY, US David Goodman (User:DGG) 2012-09-01 2012-10-01
34 World Digital Library World Digital Library (WDL) Wikipedia Project Outcomes Washington, D.C. (remotely) Sarah Stierch 2013-01-01 2013-12-01
35 Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library Wikipedia:GLAM Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum project page Ann Arbor, Michigan Michael Barera 2013-01-01 2013-04-01
36 Museu d'Art Jaume Morera Viquiprojecte:Museu d'Art Jaume Morera (in Catalan) Lleida, Spain Esther Solé i Martí 2013-02-01 2014-02-01
37 Queen Street Mill Museum Wikipedian in Residence/QSMM Burnley, Lancashire, England Andy Mabbett 2013-03-01 2015-03-01
38 Science Museum and the Natural History Museum (joint post) [3] Wikipedia:GLAM/NHMandSM London, UK John Cummings 2013-03-01 2014-01-01
39 History Museum of Catalonia [4] Viquiprojecte:Museu d'Història de Catalunya (in Catalan) Barcelona, Spain User Galazan 2013-03-01 2013-12-01
40 State Library of New South Wales Wikipedia GLAM State Library NSW Sydney, Australia Whiteghost.ink 2012-03-01 2013-06-01
41 Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Wikimedian in Residence Newcastle, England Robert Forsythe (User:TWAMWIR) 2013-03-01 2013-06-01
41a New Art Gallery Walsall en:Wikipedia:GLAM/New Art Gallery Walsall Walsall, England Andy Mabbett 2013-04-01 2013-06-01
42 ZDF German Broadcasting corporation Wikipedian in Residence (in German) Berlin – Mainz, Germany Tim Moritz Hector 2013-05-01 2013-10-01
43 Chemical Heritage Foundation Wikipedia:GLAM Chemical Heritage Foundation project page Philadelphia, PA, USA Mary Mark Ockerbloom 2013-05-01 Present
44 Music Museum of Barcelona Wikipedian in Residence Barcelona, CAT Mariona Aragay 2013-05-01 2013-12-01
45 Ladd Observatory Wikipedian in Residence/Ladd Observatory Providence, USA Kevin Rutherford (2013) 2013-06-01 2013-08-01
45 Ladd Observatory Wikipedian in Residence/Ladd Observatory Providence, USA Kevin Rutherford (2016) 2016-01-01 Present
46 American Folk Art Museum Glam/AFAM page under construction New York, New York Evelyn Swan 2013-02-01 2013-06-01
47 Federal Archives of Switzerland Swiss Federal Archives Bern, Switzerland Micha L. Rieser 2013-07-01 2013-12-01
48 National Library of Scotland Wikipedia:GLAM National Library of Scotland Project Page Edinburgh, Scotland Ally Crockford 2013-07-01 2015-03-01
49 Royal Ontario Museum Royal Ontario Museum E-Volunteering Program Toronto, Canada Molly McGowan 2013-05-01 Present
50 Jisc Wikimedia Ambassador – wmuk:Expert outreach/Jisc Ambassador

Report: (Part one: Facts and Figures) (Part two: Lessons learned)

Bristol and London, UK Martin Poulter 2013-07-01 2014-03-01
51 National Library of the Netherlands &

National Archives of the Netherlands (joined post)

Summary; project pages in Dutch and in English, Blog The Hague, The Netherlands Hay Kranen (User:Husky) 2013-10-01 2014-10-01
52 Metropolitan New York Library Council w:en:Wikipedia:GLAM/Metropolitan New York Library Council New York, NY Dorothy Howard 2013-08-01 2015-03-01
53 William Blake Archive w:en:Wikipedia:WikiProject Poetry/William Blake Online hosted at UNC Chapel Hill Alex Stinson 2013-08-01 2014-01-01
54 Catalan Network of Public Libraries w:ca:Viquiprojecte:Biblioteques Catalonia, Spain David Parreño Mont 2013-09-01 2013-12-01
55 WSWB (Werkgroep speciale wetenschappelijke bibliotheken, Working Group of Special Academic Libraries):

African Studies Centre, Leiden, Atria, Boekmanstichting, EYE Film Institute Netherlands, IHLIA LGBT Heritage, Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Leiden University Library, Netherlands Cancer Institute NKI-AVL, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Peace Palace Library, RCE Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands, Rijksmuseum, Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies

English project page

Dutch project page

The Netherlands (Amsterdam, Leiden, The Hague, Rotterdam, Amersfoort) Hans Muller and

Arie Sonneveld

2013-11-01 2015-03-01
56 York Museums Trust [5] YMT Project page York, UK Pat Hadley 2013-10-01 2014-04-01
57 Biblioteca Museu Víctor Balaguer Project page Spain Elisenda Almirall

Montse Medina
Marina Padilla (students of the field and Wikipedia "newbies")

2013-10-01 2014-05-01
58 Stichting Academisch Erfgoed Wikipedia:GLAM Expeditions project page Dutch university collections and museums Sandra Fauconnier 2014-01-01 2014-12-01
59 The Royal Society (=UK National Academy for Science) User page used as the project page with reports; partial summary report London, UK John Byrne, usually Johnbod 2014-01-08 2014-07-01
60 Swiss National Library Swiss National Library Bern, Switzerland Kelson, Micha L. Rieser 2014-01-01 2014-10-01
61 American Cultures Program, University of California at Berkeley Project page TBD Berkeley, California Kevin Gorman 2014-01-01 ?
62 Fundación Salvador Allende Project page with list of speeches, Wikimedista en Residencia - Wikimedia Chile Santiago, Chile Rocío Consales 2014-03-01 2014-05-01
63 Józef Piłsudski Instutute of America Project page with list of articles and images New York, NY Lukasz Chelminski 2014-09-01 2014-12-01
64 Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Welsh project page Cardiff and Carmarthen, Wales Marc Haynes, usually Ham II 2014-03-01 2014-09-01
65 Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico Progetto:GLAM/ICCU Rome, Italy Luca Martinelli 2015-04-01 2018-04-01
66 Biblioteca civica di Mestre VEZ WikiVEZ project Mestre, Italy RGmary 2014-04-01 2014-08-01
67 Cochrane Collaboration Wikipedia:COCHRANE/WIR Liverpool, UK

Remote access

Sydney Poore 2014-04-01 ?
68 Houghton Library at Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Rob at Houghton 2014-04-01 2014-12-01
69 Cancer Research UK (Medical Research charity) w:en:Wikipedia:WikiProject_CRUK London, UK John Byrne, usually Johnbod 2014-04-01 2015-02-01
70 Open University of Catalonia w:ca:Viquiprojecte:UOC Barcelona, Catalonia User:Jey 2014-02-01 2014-08-01
71 Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Trento and Rovereto English project page, Italian project page Rovereto, Italy Daniele Metilli (Mushroom) 2014-05-01 2014-11-01
72 Business Journal (ru: Бизнес-журнал) Вики-резидент (Wikimedia Russia) Syktyvkar, Russia; remote Sergei Zhuravel (ru: Сергей Журавель; Kelatrat, Gipoza) 2014-05-01 2016-01-01
73 ORCID w:WP:ORCID International Andy Mabbett 2014-06-01 Present
74 Museo Soumaya Pending to upload details Mexico City, Mexico Iván Martínez 2014-07-01 Present
75 Museums Development Yorkshire w:Wikipedia:GLAM/YNP Yorkshire, United Kingdom Pat Hadley 2014-07-01 2015-07-01
76 BEIC (European library of information and culture) w:it:Progetto:GLAM/BEIC, wmit:BEIC Milan, Italy; remote Federico Leva - Marco Chemello (English summary and further links; Italian case study) 2014-09-01 Present
77 Royal Society of Chemistry w:WP:RSCWiki UK (some International liaison) Andy Mabbett 2014-09-01 2015-09-01
78 Oral History Foundation (ru: Фонд "Устная история") and Scientific Library of Moscow State University (ru: Научная библиотека МГУ) Вики-резидент (Wikimedia Russia) Moscow, Russia Mikhail Melnichenko (ru: Михаил Мельниченко; Wr ohf, Akatoljevich) 2014-09-01 Present
79 Department of Pathology, Calicut Medical College w:en:Wikipedia:GLAM/Calicut_Medical_College/Department_of_Pathology Calicut, India Dr. Netha Hussain (en: User: Netha Hussain) 2014-10-01 2016-01-01
80 Belgrade University Library Wikipedian in residence at University Library Belgrade, Serbia Jovana Milošević 2014-11-01 2014-12-01
81 Biblioteca Nacional de Chile & Memoria Chilena Wikimedista en Residencia - Wikimedia Chile Santiago, Chile Eduardo Testart 2015-01-01 2015-11-01
82 Thinktank Wikipedia:GLAM/Thinktank Birmingham, England Andy Mabbett 2015-01-01 2015-06-01
83 National Library of Wales Welsh project page, English project page Aberystwyth, Wales Jason Evans 2015-01-01 Present
84 Museums Galleries Scotland GLAM Project Page, Museums Galleries Scotland Glasgow & Edinburgh, Scotland Sara Thomas 2015-01-01 2016-06-01
85 Masaryk University Masaryk University Wikipedians Brno, Czech Republic Marek Blahuš 2015-02-01 Present
86 Basel University Library Basel University Library Basel, Switzerland Micha L. Rieser 2015-03-01 2015-10-01
87 Bodleian Libraries w:en:Wikipedia:GLAM/Bodleian Oxford, UK Martin Poulter 2015-04-01 2016-03-01
88 Naturalis Biodiversity Center Wikipedia:GLAM/Naturalis Leiden, The Netherlands Hans Muller 2015-05-01 2016-01-01
89 National Archives of Macedonia (DARM) Wikimedian-in-Residence at DARM Skopje, Macedonia Cvetko Nedelkovski 2015-06-15 2015-09-15
89-bis UNESCO m:WikiProject:United Nations (reporting 1, 2) Paris, France John Cummings 2015-08-01 Present
90 Botanical Garden Jevremovac Wikipedian in residence at Boitanical garden 2015 Belgrade, Serbia Марија Гајић 2015-11-09 2015-12-08
91 Museum of Romanticism

Museo del Traje (Costume Museum)
National Archaeological Museum

Wikipedia:GLAM/Glaming Madrid (in Spanish) Madrid, Spain Rubén Ojeda 2015-09-01 2016-01-01
92 European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), at Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso (OBC) GLAM ECPMF OBC (in Italian) Rovereto, Italia Davide Denti 2015-10-01 2016-03-01
93 Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (MANU) Wikimedian-in-Residence at MANU Skopje, Macedonia Mario Šarevski 2015-10-01 Present
94 National Archives of Macedonia (DARM) Wikimedian-in-Residence at DARM Skopje, Macedonia Zana Shtrkovska (Violetova) and Виолетова 2016-01-01 2016-12-01
95 Tamil Virtual Academy (TVA) Wikimedian-in-Residence at TVA Chennai, India Info-farmer 2015-10-01 Present
96 West Virginia University Wikipedian in Residence for Gender Equity at WVU Morgantown, West Virginia, USA KellyDoyle 2015-10-01 Present
97 BEIC (European library of information and culture) w:it:Progetto:GLAM/BEIC, wmit:BEIC Milan, Italy; remote Marco Chemello 2016-01-01 2017-12-01
97-bis Museo Nazionale Scienza e Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci w:it:Progetto:GLAM/Museoscienza Milan, Italy; remote Marco Chemello 2016-03-01 2016-05-01
98 State Library of Queensland Queensland in World War I Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Kerry Raymond Mrsinna 2016-02-01 2016-04-01
99 The University of Edinburgh The University of Edinburgh Project Page Edinburgh, Scotland Ewan McAndrew 2016-01-01 2019-01-01
100 Mansutti Foundation w:it:Progetto:GLAM/Fondazione Mansutti Milan, Italy; remote Archeologo (Simone Massi) 2016-02-01 2016-04-01
100-bis Museo Galileo w:it:Progetto:GLAM/Museo Galileo Firenze, Italy; remote Archeologo (Simone Massi) 2016-04-01 2016-06-01
101 Wiener Library The Wiener Library Project Page London, United Kingdom WienerLibraryWIR

(Victor Stepien)

2016-03-01 2017-03-01
102 MUSE - Museo delle Scienze w:it:Progetto:GLAM/MUSE Trento, Italy Niccolò Caranti 2016-03-01 2016-04-01
103 Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University en:Wikipedia:GLAM/Harold B Lee Library Provo, Utah, USA Rachel Helps (BYU) 2016-01-01 Present
104 TED conferences NYC (and remote) Andy Mabbett and Jane Darnell 2016-02-01 2016-06-01
105 Museu Valencià d'Etnologia Viquiprojecte:Museu Valencià d'Etnologia València Francesc Fort 2016-04-01 2016-07-01
106 Wellcome Library Wikipedia:GLAM/Wellcome London, UK Zeromonk 2016-05-01 2017-02-01
107 Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services Wikipedian in Residence (Swedish)

Wikipedian in Residence (English)

Stockholm, Sweden CFCF

(Carl Fredrik Sjöland)

2016-06-01 Present
108 Constitutional Court of Austria Project page (German) Vienna, Austria Thomas Planinger 2016-07-01 2016-09-01
109 Association of Preservation of the Medina of Tunis MedinaPedia Tunis, Tunisia Brahim Boughalmi 2015-08-01 2016-12-01
110 Diocesan Library of Tunis Category:Wikipedian in Residence at Diocesan Library of Tunis Tunis, Tunisia Zeinebtakouti 2016-01-01 Present
111 Amon Carter Museum of American Art Wikimedian in Residence Fort Worth, Texas, USA TransporterMan 2016-07-01 Present
112 University Library Svetozar Markovic Wikipedian in residence at University Library Svetozar Markovic Belgrade, Serbia Milica Vučetić 2019-07-08 2016-08-07
113 State Library of Queensland Wikimedian in Residence Brisbane, Australia Craig Franklin 2016-08-01 2016-11-01
114 Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics (NeuroMat) Project of wiki-dissemination of Neuromathematics São Paulo, Brazil David Alves 2016-04-01 2016-03-01
115 Museum in Smederevo Wikipedian in residence at Museum in Smederevo Smederevo, Serbia Miloš Todorović 2019-09-14 2016-10-13
116 Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics (NeuroMat) Project of spoken Wikipedia focusing on entries on probability and statistics São Paulo, Brazil Marília Carrera 2016-09-01 2017-08-01
117 World Esperanto Youth Organization Esperanto125, writing for Esperanto Wikivoyage Rotterdam / Ede, Netherlands KuboF 2016-04-01 2017-01-01
118 National Museum in Warsaw Wikiproject page (English summary of the Faras part of residency) Warsaw, Poland Gytha 2015-10-01 Present
119 University of Oxford (based at the Bodleian Libraries) w:en:Wikipedia:GLAM/Oxford, wikidata:Wikidata:GLAM/Oxford Oxford, UK Martin Poulter 2016-10-01 2019-07-01
120 Diputació de València Cultura Diputació València València Francesc Fort 2016-09-01 2017-12-01
121 MayDay Rooms Wikipedia:MayDay Rooms London Fabian Tompsett 2016-11-01 2017-10-01
122 Erfgoed Gelderland Erfgoed Gelderland Arnhem, The Netherlands Michelle van Lanschot 2017-01-01 2017-12-01
123 SoortenNL Erfgoed Gelderland Nijmegen, The Netherlands Sander Turnhout 2016-01-01 2017-12-01
124 Museo Soumaya Mexico City, Mexico Christian Cariño 2017-02-01 2018-02-01
125 DePaul University Chicago, Illinois, USA Cassandra DellaCorte 2016-12-01 Present
126 WikiFactMine meta:Grants:Project/ContentMine/WikiFactMine Cambridge, UK Charles Matthews 2017-04-01 2017-09-01
127 Metropolitan Museum of Art commons:Commons:Met New York (USA) User:Pharos 2017-01-01 Present
128 The Physiological Society en:Wikipedia:GLAM/PhySoc United Kingdom Andy Mabbett 2017-04-01 Present
129 History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group en:Wikipedia:GLAM/HMBRG United Kingdom Andy Mabbett 2017-04-01 Present
130 Auckland War Memorial Museum w:GLAM/Auckland Museum New Zealand Susan Tolich 2017-06-12 2017-07-14
131 Children Literature Documentation Center of Donostia. Wikiproiektu:Haur eta Gazte Literatura 2016 Donostia, Basque Country Lore Agirrezabal 2016-03-02 2016-07-31
132 Children Literature Documentation Center of Donostia. Wikiproiektu:Haur eta Gazte Literatura 2017 Donostia, Basque Country Leire Cano 2017-03-21 2017-12-31
133 National Archives of Macedonia (DARM) Wikipedian in residence at DARM, GLAM Macedonia, Diary Skopje, Macedonia GjorgjiP 2017-06-01 2017-11-01
134 The City Library "Braka Miladinovci" - Skopje Wikipedian in residence at Library, GLAM Macedonia, Diary Skopje, Macedonia Gordi 2019-06-09 2017-09-09
135 Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) Project Page, Scottish Library and Information Council United Kingdom Sara Thomas 2017-08-01 2018-04-01
136 Historical Archives of Subotica Wikipedian in residence at Historical Archives of Subotica Subotica, Serbia Vladimir Nimcevic 2019-08-01 2017-08-31
137 Library and Archives Canada w:wp:GLAM/Library and Archives Canada BAC-LAC Gatineau-Ottawa, Canada Jessica Ouvrard 2017-06-01 Present
138 ICBSA (Ministry division for sounds) w:it:Progetto:GLAM/ICBSA Rome Luca Martinelli 2017-09-01 2018-09-01
139 ICAR (Istituto Centrale per gli Archivi) (Ministry division for archives) w:it:Progetto:GLAM/ICAR Rome; remote Marco Chemello 2017-09-01 2018-03-01
140 National Archives of Tunisia

&

National Documentation Center of Tunisia

National Archives of Tunisia Tunisia, Tunis Mounir Touzri

&

Olfa Yakoubi

2017-09-01 2017-10-01
141 Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics (NeuroMat) Project of wiki-dissemination of Neuromathematics São Paulo, Brazil Wilson Vicentim 2017-03-01 2018-02-01
142 Internetmuseum Projekt GLAM/Internetmuseum Stockholm, Sweden Emma Rydberg 2017-09-01 Present
143 University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Culture_and_Safety_in_Africa Marseille; remote Anthere 2017-12-01 2018-01-01
144 Museum of Yugoslavia Wikipedian in residence at Museum of Yugoslavia Belgrade, Serbia Dušan Ružić 2017-11-01 2017-12-01
145 National museum of Leskovac Wikipedian in residence at National museum in Leskovac Leskovac, Serbia Stefan Mitić 2017-11-01 2017-12-01
146 National Archives of Finland Helsinki, Finland Miku Malinen 2018-02-01 2018-12-01
147 Goge Africa Wikimedia in Residence at Goge Africa Lagos, Nigeria Olaniyan Olushola 2017-07-01 2018-03-01
148 Bantayog ng mga Bayani Wikipedian in Residence at Bantayog ng mga Bayani Manila, Philippines Red de Leon 2018-04-01 2018-06-01
149 Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) Project Page, Scottish Library and Information Council United Kingdom Delphine Dallison 2018-05-01 2019-03-01
150 Museum of Yugoslavia Wikipedian in residence at Museum of Yugoslavia Belgrade, Serbia Marko Stanojević 2018-05-01 2018-07-01
151 Museum of Perth Wikipedia:GLAM/Museum of Perth Perth, Western Australia Tom Hogarth 2018-05-01 Present
152 Museum of Vojvodina Wikipedian in residence at Museum of Vojvodina Novi Sad, Serbia Aleksandar Tumarić 2018-08-01 2018-10-01
153 International Anti-Corruption Academy Wikipedian in Residence at IACA Laxenburg, Austria Lukas Weinbeer 2018-08-01 2018-09-01
154 Museum of Vrbas Wikipedian in residence at Museum of Vrbas Vrbas, Serbia Oksana Mudri-Nedić 2018-08-01 2018-09-01
155 Columbia University First ever Wikimedian In Residence & Wikipedia Fellow New York, NY Darold Cuba [6] 2018-09-01 Present
156 Daniel Cosío Villegas Library at El Colegio de México First Wikipedian in (Academic) Residence in Latin America México Aidee Murrieta 2017-11-01 2018-10-01
157 University of Toronto Libraries University of Toronto Libraries Project Page Toronto, Ontario, Canada Alex Jung 2018-10-01 2019-08-01
158 Historical Archive of Pirot Wikipedian in residence at Historical Archive of Pirot Pirot, Serbia Milena Milenković 2018-10-01 2018-12-01
159 Republic Institute for the protection of cultural heritage of Serbia Wikipedian in residence at Republic Institute for the protection of cultural heritage of Serbia Belgrade, Serbia Teodora Lukić 2018-11-01 2018-12-01
160 Historical Archive of Pančevo Wikipedian in residence at Historical Archive of Pančevo Pančevo, Serbia Jovana Obradović 2018-11-01 2018-12-01
161 Museu Paulista of the University of São Paulo Wikipedian in residence at Museu do Ipiranga, supported by NeuroMat. São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Giovanna Fontenelle 2018-02-01 2019-02-01
162 UN Women HerStory Cairo, Egypt May Hachem93 2016-05-01 Present
163 Theater Museum of Vojvodina Wikipedian in residence at Theater Museum of Vojvodina Novi Sad, Serbia Jelena Latov Papić 2018-12-01 2019-01-01
164 National Health Library and Knowledge Service and National Doctors Training and Planning Irish National Healthcare Wikipedian in Residence Ireland Dr Niall O'Mara 2018-08-01 Present
165 Museum of Science and Technology Belgrade Wikipedian in residence at Museum of Science and Technology Belgrade Belgrade, Serbia Teodora Lukić 2019-02-01 2019-04-01
166 University Library Svetozar Markovic, Belgrade University Library Svetozar Markovic, Belgrade Belgrade, Serbia Dragana Popović 2019-03-01 2019-03-31
167 Fondation Lionel-Groulx Histoire du Québec et de l'Amérique du Nord francophone/History of Quebec and French-speaking North America Montréal, Québec Jérémy Bouchez 2019-03-01 2020-03-01
Organization Project page(s) Location Wikimedian Timeframe

Rows in light blue are residences that are currently active.

Seeking applicants[edit]

Organization Location Information Timeframe
Israel State Archive Jerusalem, Israel Application (In Hebrew)
EChO - Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation Cambridge, MA, USA Website ASAP
Concordia University Library Montreal, Quebec, Canada Website One year, beginning in the winter of 2019.

Applications must be received by no later than Friday, February 15, 2019.

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Reporting[edit]

Details on specific residencies[edit]

Information on other wikis[edit]

Wikipedians in Residence are covered on a number of wikis, including:

Further information[edit]