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TWAMWIR stands for Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Wikimedian in Residence. The identity was created by existing user Robertforsythe on 3rd April 2013. During March 2013 he had been appointed funded by Wikimedia to this three month residency. Hitherto contributions from the service have been signed TWASarchives. During the residency a number of new accounts will be created with links provided here and a number of alterations and new pages made. New accounts are given on the project page (see on)..

In case of any question the appointment is as Wikimedian in Residence, just a letter different from Wikipedian in Residence. This stresses his role in advocacy for all the Wikimedia projects.

Wikimedia UK Blog entry on this appointment.

The project page is here.

Robert recommends new and existing Wikimedia users at the Tyne & Wear service to start at Wikipedia:GLAM/Getting started.

Other useful reading selected Primary Secondary & Tertiary Sources. Basic Training [[1]]. Your first article.

A first sample article now exists on the MV Murree. Now added are John Bowes (Steamship), Foyboat, Jimmy Forsyth (photographer), Charles de Lacy and The Late Shows.

To read refs: stimulating reading links that may come and go: Derby Museum case study.

As a follow up from the autumn of 2013 Robert has been assisting the Mining Institute in Newcastle including organising a very well attended editathon.