Community From the archives GLAM Research Wikimedia Commons

What galleries, libraries, archives, and museums can teach us about multimedia metadata on Wikimedia Commons

Upcoming changes to Wikimedia Commons will make it easier to add, update, and find important information about individual files and entire collections. New research helps us understand what to improve, and why it matters.

From the archives GLAM Wikipedia Library

In Cote d’Ivoire, partnering with libraries provides opportunities

Local volunteers from Wikimedia Community User Group Côte d'Ivoire are partnering with librarians to create an active and vibrant community.

From the archives GLAM Wikipedia Wikipedia Library

Celebrate Wikipedia’s birthday by joining your local library in the #1Lib1Ref campaign

The annual #1lib1ref campaign asks librarians to add a citation to a reliable source to Wikipedia—and it's easy to get involved.

The reading room at the Boston Public Library

Community Foundation From the archives GLAM Wikipedia

What can we glean from OCLC’s experience with library staff learning Wikipedia?

An exploration of the intersection between Wikipedia and public libraries in the United States.

Community From the archives GLAM Interview

Becoming a National Wikimedian: Jason Evans and the National Library of Wales

Alex Stinson, Strategist at the Wikimedia Foundation, talks with Jason Evans about becoming Wales' National Wikimedian, and where he sees the future of Wikipedia in the region.

Community From the archives GLAM Wikimedia Commons

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 375,000 windows on art history, and that's just the beginning

Richard Knipel, the Wikimedian in residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, looks back at the efforts made and future plans to further support collaboration between the museum and the Wikimedia movement.

Affiliates Foundation From the archives GLAM Grantmaking

Ten community-led projects awarded Project Grants

Project Grants support individuals, groups and organizations to implement new experiments and proven ideas, whether focused on building a new tool or gadget, organizing a better process on your wiki, researching an important issue, coordinating an editathon series or providing other support for community-building.

Communications From the archives GLAM Wikipedia Wikipedia Library

You can now add automatically generated citations to millions of books on Wikipedia

Wikipedia editors can now draw on WorldCat, the world’s largest database of books, to generate citations on Wikipedia thanks to a collaboration between OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) and the Wikimedia Foundation's Wikipedia Library program.

Foundation From the archives GLAM Wikipedia Wikipedia Library

Wikipedia builds a digital library system

Through the Wikipedia Library program, the resources available to Wikipedians continue to grow, allowing these editors to use the best sources available to improve Wikipedia.

Community GLAM Wikidata Wikimedia Commons

The Metropolitan Museum of Art makes 375,000 images of public domain art freely available under Creative Commons Zero

Today, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, known by many as the Met, announced that it is placing more than 375,000 images of public-domain works in the museum’s collection under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) dedication. The release, which covers images of the great majority of the museum’s holdings, is part of the Met’s Open Access initiative and will….