Wikipedia:Meetup/Vancouver

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Interior of the library's central branch Vancouver Meetup

Last:

Sunday, October 23, 2011
2PM at the food court,
in front of the entrance to Central Branch

Next : Hello Meetup/Vancouver !

Friday, October 28, 2011 (prefarably)
Likely after 3:30PM (to be confirmed)
Special Collections,
on the 7th floor of Central Branch

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Women in Red 7 (Black Women's History) February 1–15, 2016 (2016-02-01 – 2016-02-15)
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Black Lunch Table @ McColl Ctr, Charlotte 1 February 4, 2016 (2016-02-04)
Black Life Matters AfroCROWD @ Schomburg Ctr February 6, 2016 (2016-02-06)
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Black Lunch Table @ McColl Ctr, Charlotte 2 February 11, 2016 (2016-02-11)
Black History Month @ NPR Washington, DC February 12, 2016 (2016-02-12)
Black Cultural Archives London February 13, 2016 (2016-02-13)
Nashville Public Library February 13, 2016 (2016-02-13)
Sydney Powerhouse Museum February 13, 2016 (2016-02-13)
London 102 February 14, 2016 (2016-02-14)
Canberra February 2016 February 17, 2016 (2016-02-17)
WikiWednesday NYC (February) February 17, 2016 (2016-02-17)
Black History Matters @ Civil Rights Heritage Ctr February 18, 2016 (2016-02-18)
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Perth 24 February 20, 2016 (2016-02-20)
Do Space Edit-a-thon (Omaha) February 20, 2016 (2016-02-20)
Oxford 36 February 21, 2016 (2016-02-21)
Wooster Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies February 22, 2016 (2016-02-22)
East London 5 February 23, 2016 (2016-02-23)
ND Black Lives Matter February 24, 2016 (2016-02-24)
Black Lunch Table @ McColl Ctr, Charlotte 4 February 25, 2016 (2016-02-25)
Liverpool 18 February 27, 2016 (2016-02-27)
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Women in Red 8 (Art+Feminism) March 1–31, 2016 (2016-03-01 – 2016-03-31)
Art+Feminism @ Temple University, Philadelphia March 4, 2016 (2016-03-04)
Art+Feminism @ University of the Arts, Philadelphia March 4, 2016 (2016-03-04)
Art+Feminism @ AGO Toronto March 5, 2016 (2016-03-05)
Art+Feminism @ Madison Public Library March 5, 2016 (2016-03-05)
Art+Feminism @ MoMA March 5, 2016 (2016-03-05)
Art+Feminism @ Philadelphia Museum of Art Library March 5, 2016 (2016-03-05)
Art+Feminism @ University of Nevada, Las Vegas March 5, 2016 (2016-03-05)
Art+Feminism @ Yale Union, Portland, OR March 5, 2016 (2016-03-05)
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Cape Town 12 March 6, 2016 (2016-03-06)
Art+Feminism @ UC Irvine March 6, 2016 (2016-03-06)
Seattle March 8, 2016 (2016-03-08)
WikiWarrior @ UNL Love Library March 15, 2016 (2016-03-15)
Keshen Goodman Public Library March 19, 2016 (2016-03-19)
Oxford 37 March 20, 2016 (2016-03-20)
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Meeting summary

The Vancouver Wikipedia Loves Libraries event occurred on Sunday, October 23, 2011. A. Kupicki, The Interior, InverseHypercube, Chellspecker, Franamax, and White Cloud 2011 attended. We spent most of our time discussing a batch upload of the Vancouver Public Library Historical Photographs Collection to Wikimedia Commons. Although we could not find any staff on-site to talk to, we realized we would need to coordinate with them at a future time for legal and technical reasons. A. Kupicki had already talked to Kate Russell—Assistant Manager of Fine Arts, History & Special Collections, and Interlibrary Loans—so we decided that TheInterior and InverseHypercube would contact her with self-introductions as our two new liasons.

We also discussed the information the library would like on the photographs, and the creation of a template. Overall, it was a productive meeting, as we set out the plan for what to do next. Thank you everyone for coming, and thank you A. Kupicki especially for organizing everything!

Since the meeting, TheInterior and InverseHypercube have contacted Kate Russell to set up a meeting, but she said she needed to discuss with some other staff first. We hope to enrich Commons's database of Vancouver archival photographs in the near future.