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Gallery, Library, Archive and Museum collaborations with Wikimedia UK
Organisation Location Possibility Photography Free entry Access to experts Hub for event Wikimedia contact GLAM Department Events WikiProjects

British Museum London Definite ? (Panorama) Yes Yes Yes Fae Learning, Web
  • 2010 Backstage Pass
  • 2010 GLAM-WIKI
  • 2011-05 Johnbod and Fae to arrange meeting with MC to review prospective event

British Library London Definite Limited (lobby area or elsewhere with permission) Yes Yes Yes
+free wifi
Mike Peel or Fae IT and all collections
  • 2011-02: BL Philately event under discussion (longer than expected to get to the next stage) ()
  • 2011-4: BL English and Drama department event is on 4 June with the details TBA over the next few weeks (Fæ)
  • 2011-4: 24 June GLAMcamp London
Literature, Audio library, Philately, Newspaper archives, Maps...

Kew Gardens London SW High Yes Probably Andrew Davidson
  • 2011-02: Approach under discussion, possible tie-in with other local organizations; 2011-05: Ambassador nominated for follow-up
Biology, Botany, Architecture

V&A Museum London Definite Yes Yes Yes Probably Fae
  • Workshop to be arranged some point in the web weekend V&A event 15-17 July - Fae arranging with AC

Derby Museum and Art Gallery Derby Definite Yes Yes Yes Yes Victuallers Collections, Communities Enlightenment, Art, Natural Sciences, Archaeology, Social History etc.

National Railway Museum York Definite ? ? Yes Yes Victuallers, Tagishsimon Collections, Communities
  • 22 June - details under discussion; WMF GLAM Fellow User:Wittylama supporting event
Art, Trains etc

Herbert Art Gallery and Museum Coventry Definite Most places Yes Yes Yes Victuallers

National Portrait Gallery London ? No Art
Natural History Museum London Good ? Yes ? Art
Museum of London London Good ? Yes ? Art, Slavery
National Maritime Museum London Good ? Yes ? ? Web +? Ships, Military History, Astronomy, Art, Time
English Heritage Across England Good/Fair ? Some Probably ? Archaeological Projects 2011-02: Initial meeting held with internal champion (HC) who is scheduled to meet Head of Volunteering[1] in April to propose a case for a Wikimedia collaboration event. Following up with supporting information for preparation. Archaeology
Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology Oxford ? Yes ?
National Museum of Scotland Edinburgh ? Yes ?
Pitt Rivers Oxford ? ?
Coventry Transport museum Coventry Yes Yes ? Possible Transport, Automobiles etc.
Oxford University Museum of Natural History Oxford ? Yes ?
Wellcome Foundation London ? Yes ? Open publishing 2011-3-23 initial contact and discussions, commitment to a (closed) workshop on 3 June. This will be composed of a variety of invited researchers interested in publishing materials in the open domain with the intended outcome of positive commitments to do so. Medical related resources

The National Archives London, Kew Good Leutha

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology London Medium Yes Yes Yes Probably Fae
  • 2011-05 Informal discussions with staff, meeting with the Museum Manager to be arranged. They are currently using QR codes in creative ways.
Egyptology, Ancient history

Notes[edit | edit source]

  1. See the June 2010 Conservation Bulletin pages 42-44 for the views of Head of Volunteering: archive version

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