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Greetings from GLAM-Wiki US[edit]

Invitation to join GLAM-Wiki US
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Hello! This WikiProject aligns closely with the work of the GLAM-Wiki initiative (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums), a global community of volunteers who assist cultural institutions with sharing resources with Wikimedia. GLAM-Wiki US is a new community initiative focused on organizing cultural collaborations within the United States. GLAM organizations are diverse and span numerous topics, from libraries and art museums to science centers and historic sites. We currently have a backlog of interested institutions- and we need your help!

1rightarrow.pngAre you interested in helping with current or future GLAM projects? Join→ Online Volunteers

We hope you'll join the growing GLAM-Wiki community in the US. Thank you!
-Lori Phillips (Talk), US Cultural Partnerships Coordinator
For more information visit→ The GLAM:US portal or GLAM-Wiki on Outreach

Categories and templates[edit]

Hello I have been operating on Historical fiction, space opera, military science fiction, fantasy fiction these past years. My main concern is since many of those categories are very good... lists of pieces of art, I think and ask: can templates be implemented in some way in categories and vice versa? I found this problem and concern that when I tried merging space opera and military science fiction with list of list of space opera media and list of military science fiction. Many editors opposed and reverted, while actually these categories serve as wonderful lists of historical and fantasy things and can coexist positively with templates and can light off wikipedia of many unused lists.

Thanks and kindest regards:

The Mad Hatter (talk)

Jean-Noël Herlin, antiquarian bookseller, article[edit]

Hello. I've created an article of someone who I believe is a notable French-American bookseller: User:OR_drohowa/sandbox/JNH. I don't want to add the article under my user account because of Conflict-of-Interest issues. I work with Jean-Noël doing archiving stuff, but I also think he is notable and should have a Wiki page and I have been working on this one and would appreciate if someone could review it and make it live after review? Attn: User:Megs, User:DGG. 13:09, 1 May 2015 (UTC)

Georg Forster FAR[edit]

I have nominated Georg Forster for a featured article review here. Please join the discussion on whether this article meets featured article criteria. Articles are typically reviewed for two weeks. If substantial concerns are not addressed during the review period, the article will be moved to the Featured Article Removal Candidates list for a further period, where editors may declare "Keep" or "Delist" the article's featured status. The instructions for the review process are here. SandyGeorgia (Talk) 15:01, 8 May 2015 (UTC)

Royal Society of Chemistry editathon, 29 July 2015[edit]

You are warmly invited to an editathon in the library of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London, on Wednesday, 29 July 2015. Booking essential. Andy Mabbett (Pigsonthewing); Talk to Andy; Andy's edits 16:29, 8 May 2015 (UTC)