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

Foundation Interview Wikimedia Commons

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….

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

Foundation From the archives GLAM Research Wikipedia

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

Myleen Hollero/Wikimedia Foundation

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