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Friends newsletter/2022/Issue 1

Welcome Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2022 newsletter! I hope you have had a good start to the year, and a … Continue reading “Friends newsletter/2022/Issue 1”

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First months as The Mixed Museum’s intern

In this post, Anastasia reflects on the process of editing a Wikipedia article, and the challenges it presented. You can … Continue reading “First months as The Mixed Museum’s intern”

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Call for improving Wikipedia’s museum content

International Museum Day 2022 / About 20 Wikimedia Chapters around the world join forces The International Museum Day (IMD) on 18th May is … Continue reading “Call for improving Wikipedia’s museum content”

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Connected Heritage partnerships

We’re pleased to announce the first of our partnerships resulting from our Connected Heritage training. While the webinars are free … Continue reading “Connected Heritage partnerships”

Illustration to Robert Burns' poem Halloween by J.M. Wright and Edward Scriven.
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January Scots writing drive

By Dr Sara Thomas, Scotland Programme Coordinator at Wikimedia UK Over the last 18 months we’ve been working with the … Continue reading “January Scots writing drive”

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Three months of Connected Heritage

By Dr Lucy Hinnie, Digital Skills Wikimedian at Wikimedia UK. As we begin to look towards 2022, and move towards … Continue reading “Three months of Connected Heritage”

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Ada Lovelace day 24 hour global editathon

On the 12th October, an international 24 hour editing marathon will start in Aotearoa New Zealand to improve the coverage … Continue reading “Ada Lovelace day 24 hour global editathon”

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Connected heritage webinars

As part of the National Lottery funded Digital Skills for Heritage initiative, Wikimedia UK is running webinars to showcase what … Continue reading “Connected heritage webinars”

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Celebrating #WCCWiki at 50!

By Dr Victoria Leonard, FRHistS In July 2021, #WCCWiki marked an important milestone. The initiative, designed to improve the online … Continue reading “Celebrating #WCCWiki at 50!”