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Wikimedia in Scotland

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About Wikimedia in Scotland

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Welcome! to Wikimedia in Scotland, the home for improving the quality of Scotland-related content across all Wikimedia projects, and outreach to cultural and educational institutions within Scotland.

If you'd like to know more about what's happening in your part of Scotland, or if you're an organisation like a museum or university who'd like to engage with Wikimedia, then we warmly invite you to contact our Scotland Programme Coordinator, Sara Thomas. You can email her on sara.thomas@wikimedia.org.uk

Wikimedia UK is a registered charity that supports and promotes Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects such as Wikimedia Commons.

There are currently three Wikimedians in Residence in Scotland:

The ScotWiki Network

We bring members of the ScotWiki community together in various meetings throughout the year. For organisations who engage with Wikimedia, or who are interested in doing so, we hold semi-regular ScotWiki Partners meetings, which aim to share knowledge and deepen connections across the network. If you're interested in attending our next meeting please contact Sara Thomas.

For individual editors, volunteers and others involved in the community, we hold semi-regular social meetups at different places around the country.

We are very interested in hearing from anyone who would like to host a partners meeting, meetup or training session in their local area. Please email scotland@wikimedia.org.uk and let's chat.

The ScotWiki mailing list remains the place to hear about news and events relevant to Scotland. It's a fairly low-traffic mailing at time of writing (September 2018).

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Social media

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You can also join the Scotland email discussion list or UK-wide email discussion list or follow Wikimedia UK on Twitter: @wikimediauk.

Upcoming events


Get Involved

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Join Wikimedia UK

Members play a key role in shaping the future of the Chapter. Membership is open to all and costs just £5 a year.

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Events

We organise many events each year, including meetups, editing events, "Backstage Pass" events at museums, workshops and conferences. If you're interested in organising an event, please get in contact.

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Get editing

Start editing today! Wikimedia is more than just Wikipedia - it's also WikiData, Wikimedia Commons, WikiSource, and more.

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Upload your pictures

Wikimedia Commons is a repository of free media. Upload your photos today and have them reach an audience of thousands.

We are always interested to hear from new volunteers. If you have an idea you'd like to help make happen, or time and skills you would like to offer Wikimedia UK, please get in touch on volunteeringatwikimedia.org.uk


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