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Wikimania 2017 - Transforming GLAMs


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Lightning talk. Iolanda Pensa, Transforming GLAMs, Learning Days for Wikimania Montreal 2017. 09/08/2017.

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Wikimania 2017 - Transforming GLAMs

  1. 1. Visibility is the easiest metric. GLAMVisual Tool (SUPSI support WMCH, 2016-2017). Concept I. Pensa, design G. Profeta. GLAMs ask for visibility on Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects.
  2. 2. But we can do more.
  3. 3. Through Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects and through open licenses, we have transformed GLAMs and made them better
  4. 4. DensityDesign Research Lab-INDACO Department Politecnico di Milano, Fondazione Cariplo onWikipedia in Italian, 09/2011, CC BY-SA. capable of re-considering the brains of their audience
  5. 5. articles under examination August 2015 March 2016 incoming links per article (average) outgoing links per article (average) Google page rank (average) Issues per article (average) total amount of editors number of edits 174 176(2 new articles) 342(+10.6%)309 386 667(+173%) 5,19 0,59 845 1463 5,18(-0,003%) 0,52(-12%) 773(-8,5%) 1481(+1,2%) Network of the articles under examination life skills South Africa materials and others sound transport Acid Alcoholism Aloe Apartheid Atom Automobile Bias Bicycle Biome Boiling Borehole Bullying Ceramic Clay Climate Coal Cooking Decanting Design Discrimination Drakensberg Economy of South Africa Ecosystem Farm Fiber Food security Food Freedom Day (South Africa) Gangster Gas Gauteng Glass Health History of South Africa HIV HIV/AIDS Human nutrition Hydraulics Kaditshwene Khoikhoi Latitude List of South Africans Longitude Malaria Map Mapungubwe Mpumalanga Music of South Africa Nelson Mandela Nest Paper Pneumatics Politics of South Africa Pollution Rail transport Reproduction San people Sand Settling Sexism Sieving Soil Sound South African cuisine Stereotype Steve Biko Textile Trade Transport in South Africa Transport Vibration Walter Sisulu Water pollution Wax Wetlands Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Wood Wool Wikipedia Primary School (SUPSI 2014-2017).Wikipedia articles related to the South African primary school curriculum. Concept I. Pensa, design G. Profeta. capable of understanding their role in filling the knowledge gap
  6. 6. capable of sharing relevant and good content under cc by-sa/pd
  7. 7. Permissions - Wikimedia Commons <> I hereby assert that I am the creator and/or sole owner of the exclusive copyright of WORK [ insert link ]. I agree to publish that work under the free license Creative Commons attribution share-alike 3.0. I acknowledge that I grant anyone the right to use the work in a commercial product, and to modify it according to their needs. I am aware that I always retain copyright of my work, and retain the right to be attributed in accordance with the license chosen. Modifications others make to the work will not be attributed to me. I am aware that the free license only concerns copyright, and I reserve the option to take action against anyone who uses this work in a libelous way, or in violation of personality rights, trademark restrictions, etc. I acknowledge that I cannot withdraw this agreement, and that the work may or may not be kept permanently on a Wikimedia project. DATE, NAME OF THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER capable of understanding and managing copyright (and credits).
  8. 8. The Alps onWikipedia (IT-CH, 2013-2015). The best thing cooperation with Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects and the use of open licenses does is to produce better knowledge and better GLAMs.
  9. 9. Adding text to an article on Wikipedia. DensityDesign Research Lab-INDACO Department Politecnico di Milano, ShareYour Knowledge, 2011-2012, cc by-sa. Iolanda Pensa, Transforming GLAMs,Wikimania Montreal, 09/08/2017