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Recent posts by Ben Vershbow

Foundation Interview Wikimedia Commons

How could Wikimedia Commons be improved? A conversation with designer George Oates

Earlier this year, the Wikimedia Foundation asked designer George Oates, who has worked for Flickr and the Internet Archive‘s Open Library, among others, to conduct a deep dive into Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository that provides many of the images used on Wikipedia. We wanted a fresh pair of eyeballs, and we were particularly….

Foundation From the archives GLAM Research Wikipedia

What are the ten most cited sources on Wikipedia? Let’s ask the data.

A new dataset of fifteen million records documents source usage in Wikipedia by identifier and across languages.

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Vershbow, Ben Jan 2019

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