User:Andrew Gray

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I'm Andrew Gray. I am a librarian working for the British Antarctic Survey (at 52°N, more's the pity); from May 2012 through April 2013, I was the Wikipedian in Residence at the British Library in London. Prior to this, I worked for a college in Cambridge and a private school in Oxfordshire.

(Disclaimer: I spend some time working on Antarctic-related articles (it's an interesting subject...) but please remember that all edits here are mine and are not made in any official capacity!)

In the unlikely event you want to listen to me rather than read this, I made two short podcasts for AHRC: about the Wikipedian in Residence program and about how to get involved with Wikipedia.

I joined Wikipedia in October 2004, while I was a postgraduate, became an admin a year later, in late 2005, and have worked on handling OTRS queries (email correspondence for WMF) since early 2006. Occasionally, that leaves time to write an article. I have contributed seventeen "good articles" and one rated A-class; besides this, there are several hundred short articles of varying quality I've been responsible for, some substantially better than others.

As well as support and editing work, I've done some short pieces of analysis on Wikipedia content:

- and a few less standalone Wikimedia-related posts are on my blog, here.