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This Month in Education: January 2020[edit]

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This Month in GLAM: January 2020[edit]

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Feb 19: WikiWednesday Salon NYC[edit]

February 19, 7pm: WikiWednesday Salon NYC
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You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop at Metropolitan New York Library Council in Midtown Manhattan. Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

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The Signpost: 1 March 2020[edit]

This Month in Education: February 2020[edit]

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This Month in GLAM: February 2020[edit]

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  • Armenia report: Wiki project on Museums with My Armenia
  • Brazil report: Moreira Salles Institute GLAM initiative in Brazil
  • Finland report: The Helsinki then and now exhibition
  • France report: GLAM related blogposts
  • Indonesia report: Proposing collaboration with museums in Bali; First Wikisource training in the region
  • Netherlands report: Students write articles about Media artists, Public Domain Day 2020, Wiki Goes Caribbean, WikiFridays at Ihlia - Wikimedia Nederland in January & February 2020
  • Norway report: Wikipedia editing workshop with the Norwegian Network for Museums
  • Serbia report: Great dedication of librarians
  • Sweden report: Historic photos; Support for international Wikimedia community; Library training tour; Many GLAMs improved on Wikidata
  • UK report: Kimonos and Khalili
  • Ukraine report: Winning photos Wiki Loves Monuments shown in different cities; Libraries Lead an All-Ukrainian Challenge
  • USA report: Black History Month and Open Access Anniversaries
  • Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons report: Summary of pilot projects, and what's next
  • Wikidata report: Leap into Wikidata!
  • WMF GLAM report: New Team Leadership, GLAM-Focused Grants Review, OpenGLAM Declaration Research
  • Calendar: March's GLAM events
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March 18: First ever ONLINE WikiWednesday Salon NYC[edit]

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You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-9pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop. This month, as part of Wikimedia NYC's commitment to the well-being of members, we will hold WikiWednesday online via Zoom videoconferencing! To join the meeting from your computer or smartphone, just visit this link. More information about how to connect is available on the meetup page.

We look forward to seeing local Wikimedians, but would also like to invite folks from the greater New York metropolitan area (and beyond!) who might not typically be able to join us in person!

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RILM access[edit]

Thanks for posting that unbelievably timely bit of news. I'm using the coronavirus 'pause' to (re-)explore an extensive ontology for the performing arts. The drop in air/car travel may be good for the environment, but I have contributed to the death of many trees as the sheets of A3 cascade from my desk. Being able to test the ability of my designs and structures to fully capture a wide range of very rich (musical-related) content will be invaluable. Grazie! Scarabocchio (talk) 12:05, 26 March 2020 (UTC)

Prego! You're welcome! - kosboot (talk) 12:57, 26 March 2020 (UTC)
I see that you are in the GLAM group. I have a few former colleagues from IAML in mind for bouncing ideas off, but if you have any suggestions for anyone who might span across from the 'preserving arts' to the performing side, please drop me an email. (and stay safe!) Scarabocchio (talk) 14:32, 26 March 2020 (UTC)

The Signpost: 29 March 2020[edit]

This Month in Education: March 2020[edit]

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This Month in GLAM: March 2020[edit]

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  • Australia report: Know My Name; Public libraries of Queensland join Wikidata
  • Colombia report: Gender gap, Wikipedia and Libraries from the GLAM team
  • France report: WikiGoths; WikiTopia Archives
  • Indonesia report: Volunteers' meet-up; Wiki Cinta Budaya 2020 structured data edit-a-thon
  • Ireland report: Video tutorials; Celtic Knot Conference 2020
  • Kosovo report: WoALUG and NGO Germin call Albanian Diaspora to contribute to Wikipedia
  • Netherlands report: Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen contributes to Wikimedia Commons again; Student research on GLAM-Wiki at Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Serbia report: March Highlights - Everything is postponed
  • Sweden report: FindingGLAMs; Wikipedia in libraries; Art from the Thiel Gallery Collections; Kulturhistoria som gymnasiearbete
  • UK report: Colourful Kimonos from Khalili
  • USA report: Women & Editing in the time of virus
  • Special story: COVID-19
  • Wikidata report: Lockdown Levellings
  • WMF GLAM report: Mapping GLAM-Wiki collaborations
  • Calendar: April's GLAM events
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DYK for Renée Gilly[edit]

Updated DYK query.svgOn 21 April 2020, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Renée Gilly, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Renée Gilly studied under her parents and became a leading mezzo-soprano at the Opéra-Comique in Paris, where she sang roles such as Bizet's Carmen? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Renée Gilly. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Renée Gilly), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

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April 22: ONLINE WikiWednesday Salon NYC[edit]

April 22, 7pm: ONLINE WikiWednesday Salon NYC
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We look forward to seeing local Wikimedians, but would also like to invite folks from the greater New York metropolitan area (and beyond!) who might not typically be able to join us in person!

This month, we've invited Esther Jackson of the New York Botanical Garden to join us for an Earth Day focused conversation.

Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

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The Signpost: 26 April 2020[edit]

Issue 38, January – April 2020[edit]

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This Month in Education: April 2020[edit]

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Sat May 9: Symposium on Wikipedia and COVID-19[edit]

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You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for a Symposium on Wikipedia and COVID-19, which aims to answer questions the public may have about Wikipedia's coverage of the pandemic. The event includes four speakers, all of whom are active contributors to the topic area on Wikipedia, but bring different perspectives, backgrounds, and interests. The event is free and open to the public, broadcast live on YouTube and Facebook, and questions taken from viewers on these platforms. Abstracts and speaker bios are available on the event page.

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This Month in GLAM: April 2020[edit]

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  • Brazil report: GLAMce at Museu Paulista: making things machine-readable
  • Czech Republic report: WikiGap 2020 in Czech Republic; International event; support for Wikimedia community; edit-a-thon run with the US embassy and the Swedish Embassy
  • France report: Association des Archivistes Francais; Palladia, a museum collection portal based on Wikimedia resources
  • Indonesia report: Wikisource Competition 2020
  • Ireland report: Hunt Museum image donation; Livesteaming and video demonstrations
  • Italy report: Archivio Ricordi, webinars and videos
  • Kosovo report: One Village, One Article for each village in Albania and Kosovo
  • Netherlands report: Photo collections Afrika-Studiecentrum Leiden; meetup and media donations for Wiki goes Caribbean; first online WikiFriday
  • Sweden report: Skrivstuga (edit-a-thon) online – Wikipedia in libraries
  • Switzerland report: More women on Wikipedia
  • UK report: Japanese silk and Spanish iron
  • USA report: Earth Day
  • Wikidata report: Seven Million People Can't Be Wrong
  • Calendar: May's GLAM events
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May 20: ONLINE WikiWednesday Salon NYC[edit]

May 20, 7pm: ONLINE WikiWednesday Salon NYC
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You are invited to join the Wikimedia NYC community for our monthly "WikiWednesday" evening salon (7-8pm) and knowledge-sharing workshop. This month, as part of Wikimedia NYC's commitment to the well-being of members, we will hold WikiWednesday online via Zoom videoconferencing! To join the meeting from your computer or smartphone, just visit this link. More information about how to connect is available on the meetup page.

We look forward to seeing local Wikimedians, but would also like to invite folks from the greater New York metropolitan area (and beyond!) who might not typically be able to join us in person!

This month, we'll focus on WikiProject New York City and our favorite local articles, as well as Wiki Loves Pride past and future.

Is there a project you'd like to share? A question you'd like answered? A Wiki* skill you'd like to learn? Let us know by adding it to the agenda.

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--Wikimedia New York City Team 15:59, 18 May 2020 (UTC)

Music publishing[edit]

Hi! There is a History of music publishing which is pretty rudimentary. It could make sense to merge the article Music publisher (sheet music) with this imo, and I would be prepared to support that. If you then wanted to improve it, I would be happy to help (if you want). Then the article Music publisher (popular music) could go its own way (or, improved, merge itself with the History article). Best, --Smerus (talk) 15:19, 19 May 2020 (UTC)

Thanks for finding that. Yes, I think all these articles should go into History of Music Publishing - and then perhaps if enough content is added to the current state of things, that could be forked off to a new article without the need to distinguish between pop and classical. - kosboot (talk) 15:23, 19 May 2020 (UTC)