Upload your pigeon photos to Wikimedia Commons in honor of Craig Newmark

Advancement Foundation From the archives Wikimedia Commons

The founder of Craigslist is an incredibly generous supporter of free and open knowledge and the Wikimedia movement. We want to thank him, and we need your help... along with your pigeon photos.

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

Community From the archives GLAM Research 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.

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How to add your photos to Wikimedia Commons and add to the sum of all knowledge

Community From the archives Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons is the media site that hosts many of the images, video, and audio used on Wikipedia.

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How I make video ‘newsreels’ for social media—so you can too

Communications Community Foundation From the archives Wikimedia Commons

As a video producer and storyteller for the Wikimedia Foundation, I've produced a few 'silent newsreels,' a video format enjoying a renaissance in the age of social media. Now I'm sharing what I know with the greater Wikimedia movement.

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‘Monumental’ winners from the world’s largest photo contest showcase history and heritage

Community From the archives Photo contests Wiki Loves Monuments Wikimedia Commons

The top fifteen images from Wiki Loves Monuments, an international photographic competition, span five continents and contain a veritable treasure trove of cultural heritage.

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Discover a world of natural heritage through the winning images from Wiki Loves Earth

Community From the archives Photo contests Wikimedia Commons

Nearly 132,000 images, all freely licensed, have been added to Wikimedia Commons in the fourth annual Wiki Loves Earth. The photographic contest focuses on protected areas, unique places of natural heritage, to document them for future generations.

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Winners announced in Europeana’s First World War portfolio contest

Affiliates From the archives Wikimedia Commons Wikipedia

"Each of their portfolios," Europeana's Liam Wyatt says, "demonstrated the potential of open-access heritage to help understand European history through diverse, innovative, and qualitative projects."

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