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Oxford Meetup 6[edit]

Face-smile.svg Thank you for attending the fifth Oxford Meetup, and it was a pleasure meeting you. I intended to send this message on Monday, but I've been a bit busy, sorry.

Several of us would like to continue with the monthly plan, since trying to make a two-monthly cycle fit into the University terms doesn't work very well. A page has been created about the sixth Oxford Meetup; please sign up if you think that you are able to attend - if the date or venue are unsuitable, please comment at its discussion page.

Please spread the word to anybody else who you think might be interested. The next UK meetups are at: London, 16 June; Manchester, 22 June; and Coventry, 7 July. --Redrose64 (talk) 14:10, 5 June 2013 (UTC)

Hi, it was pointed out to me that 7 July 2013 collides with Coventry 8, who have a prior claim to the date. Since nobody has (yet) claimed 14 July for any UK meetups, I have decided that Oxford 6 should be held on 14 July 2013, and not 7 July as previously advertised. In this way, those who wish to attend both may do so. I hope the revised Oxford date is convenient for you; and if it isn't, why not give Coventry a try? --Redrose64 (talk) 15:45, 15 June 2013 (UTC)

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Revived interest in Infernal Affairs[edit]

Invitation to participate in the poll for Infernal Affairs.

From your edits for the film Infernal Affairs there is presently a poll taking place on The Departed film Talk page regarding whether you believe a separate subsection should be included for (a) Infernal Affairs as a source for the plot of The Departed film, and/or (b) a second subsection for the recently captured crime figure Whitey Bulger as the source for the character played by Jack Nicholson in the film.

The recent capture of Bulger has revived the question from two years ago of Infernal Affairs from when it did have a separate subsection on The Departed film page which was deleted by User:RepublicanJ, now known as User:OldJ. Invite to visit The Departed Talk page, to the Bulger section at the end of the Page, to participate in the Poll currently taking place. 208.120.96.227 (talk) 11:12, 7 September 2013 (UTC)

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Oxford Meetup 9[edit]

Hi, I've created m:Meetup/Oxford/9 with no date, would October 13 or October 20 be most convenient for you? There's a discussion page at m:Talk:Meetup/Oxford/9 so that a date may be agreed. Please comment there. --Redrose64 (talk) 15:52, 16 September 2013 (UTC)

See List of Doctor Who serials#Series overview. I make the total down to the end of 1989 as 695 episodes broadcast: the first six seasons account for 253, of which 97 are missing. --Redrose64 (talk) 19:39, 13 October 2013 (UTC)

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Question[edit]

Hello. You on February 12, 2005 added some more countries to the article List of nuclear reactors, among them Uruguay with a "URR Reactor" (URR = «University Research Reactor»). In which source of information did you find this?

I am asking for this because I am working on an article jointly with user Ganímedes about Nuclear energy in Uruguay (es:Energía nuclear en Uruguay).

Regards, --Zerabat (talk) 14:24, 3 December 2013 (UTC)

Hi, I think the info was from http://www.iaea.org/worldatom/rrdb/ but is now a deadlink. The following page shows Uruguay but reactor is now listed as "decommissioned": http://nucleus.iaea.org/RRDB/RR/ReactorSearch.aspx?rf=1 . Hope that helps, --Mervyn (talk) 16:41, 3 December 2013 (UTC)
See also here... http://nucleus.iaea.org/RRDB/RR/GeneralInfo.aspx?RId=578 --Mervyn (talk) 16:44, 3 December 2013 (UTC)

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April 2015 Wikification drive.[edit]

Greetings! Just spreading a message to the members of WikiProject Wikify that the April drive has been started. Come on, sign up! :) One hand on the mouse, one hand on the keyboard... and the feet can do the rest! Hee-hee! (talk) 03:43, 2 April 2015 (UTC)

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June 2015 Wikification drive.[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXI, June 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXII, July 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXIII, August 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXIV, September 2015[edit]

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Nomination of Haxie for deletion[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXV, October 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXVI, November 2015[edit]

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Nominations for the Military history WikiProject historian and newcomer of the year awards now open![edit]

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Chiemsee cauldron.[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXVII, December 2015[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXVIII, January 2016[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXX, March 2016[edit]

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Books & Bytes - Issue 17[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXIII, July 2016[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXIV, August 2016[edit]

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Books & Bytes - Issue 18[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXV, September 2016[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXVI, October 2016[edit]

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Books and Bytes - Issue 19[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXVII, November 2016[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXVIII, December 2016[edit]

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Books and Bytes - Issue 20[edit]

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Issue 20, November-December 2016
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  • Partner resource expansions
  • New search tool for finding TWL resources
  • #1lib1ref 2017
  • Wikidata Visiting Scholar

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Allchurches Trust Limited[edit]

Hi Mervyn, Thanks for your comments. I wanted to let you know that I have responded to them and would appreciate your views. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Allchurches_Trust Many thanks. Joanna Biddolph (talk) 15:12, 26 January 2017 (UTC)

Thanks, have made a quick adjustment to the page.--Mervyn (talk) 16:43, 28 January 2017 (UTC)

Hello again, Mervyn, To let you know there have been more changes to the page on Allchurches Trust. I have responded to them and seek other changes. I'd be grateful for your views and comments. Many thanks. Joanna Biddolph (talk) 16:46, 27 April 2017 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXX, February 2017[edit]

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This Month in GLAM: January 2017[edit]

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About This Month in GLAM · Subscribe/Unsubscribe · Global message delivery · Romaine 18:52, 8 February 2017 (UTC)

March Madness 2017[edit]

G'day all, please be advised that throughout March 2017 the Military history Wikiproject is running its March Madness drive. This is a backlog drive that is focused on several key areas:

  • tagging and assessing articles that fall within the project's scope
  • updating the project's currently listed A-class articles to ensure their ongoing compliance with the listed criteria
  • creating articles that are listed as "requested" on the project's various task force pages or other lists of missing articles.

As with past Milhist drives, there are points awarded for working on articles in the targeted areas, with barnstars being awarded at the end for different levels of achievement.

The drive is open to all Wikipedians, not just members of the Military history project, although only work on articles that fall (broadly) within the military history scope will be considered eligible. More information can be found here for those that are interested, and members can sign up as participants at that page also.

The drive starts at 00:01 UTC on 1 March and runs until 23:59 UTC on 31 March 2017, so please sign up now.

For the Milhist co-ordinators. Regards, AustralianRupert (talk) & MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 07:24, 26 February 2017 (UTC)

This Month in GLAM: February 2017[edit]

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXI, March 2017[edit]

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Books and Bytes - Issue 21[edit]

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Issue 21, January-March 2017
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  • #1lib1ref 2017
  • Wikipedia Library User Group
  • Wikipedia + Libraries at Wikimedia Conference 2017
  • Spotlight: Library Card Platform

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The Bugle: Issue CXXXII, April 2017[edit]

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This Month in GLAM: March 2017[edit]

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About This Month in GLAM · Subscribe/Unsubscribe · Global message delivery · Romaine 17:26, 12 April 2017 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CXXXIII, May 2017[edit]

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This Month in GLAM: April 2017[edit]

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  • Argentina report: End of contest, new heritaged donated and digitizing workshop
  • Basque Country report: Students working on literature with new Wikipedian in Residence
  • Belgium report: Brussels writing weeks; Dutch Language Union workshop; Civic Lab Brussels start; Edit-a-thon Leuven
  • Brazil report: Wikimedia Conference, gender and International collaboration
  • Germany report: You may only harvest after putting a grain
  • Ghana report: GLAM Ghana duly launched
  • Italy report: Open Data for Cultural Heritage
  • Macedonia report: 12 Peaks hiking challenge
  • Netherlands report: The Netherlands and the World: Photo hunt Chinsurah; Photohunt public library Tilburg; Wikipedian in Residence for UNESCO's Memory of the World programme in the Netherlands; Picture books from Koninklijke Bibliotheek
  • Spain report: Management and dissemination of cultural heritage
  • Sweden report: GLAM-EduWiki collaboration awarded Pedagogy Award of the year at Swedish museums; Connected Open Heritage
  • UK report: Bio-Medical History Residences
  • USA report: New connections at the Library of Congress and Smithsonian
  • Wikipedia Library report: Books & Bytes
  • Wikidata report: Federation and new datatypes
  • WMF GLAM report: DPLAFest and Beyond
  • Calendar: May's GLAM events
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