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The Wikipedia Library opening - Partnerships Specialist (Part-time contractor)
by Sam Walton
Hi, The Wikipedia Library now has a part-time opening for a Partnerships Specialist to take the lead on the library's partnerships with academic publishers, aggregators, and other organisations with paywalled reliable sources. Please take a look and share in any relevant networks! https://boards.greenhouse.io/wikimedia/jobs/3336311 Best, Sam -- Sam Walton Product Manager, The Wikipedia Library swalton(a)wikimedia.org
1 month, 3 weeks
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WMF GLAM & Culture office hours - Structured Data on Commons
by Giovanna Fontenelle
Hi everyone! Next Monday and Tuesday, we have one more GLAM & Culture office hours by the WMF GLAM team. These ones will be about Structured Data on Commons. There will be a meeting on *Monday, 26 April, 3.30 pm - 4.30 pm UTC*, followed by another on *Tuesday, 27 April, 11.00 am - 12.00 pm UTC*. On the first day, Carly Bogen, the Foundation's Program Manager for Structured Data, will talk about the new Media Search, Image Recommendations, and provide updates on the Structured Data Across [View More]
5 months
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[Releases] [GLAM] Making cultural content more visible on-wiki
by Giovanna Fontenelle
Hello all, This is Giovanna, from the GLAM & Culture team at the Foundation. I'm here to share some really exciting news with you: the launch of the new Media Search and the Image Suggestion API. *Making cultural content more visible* Several product teams at the Foundation are working hard to improve image discovery and reuse on Wikimedia projects. Two new releases show the potential of these developments for libraries and cultural institutions. The first is the new Media Search on [View More]
5 months, 2 weeks
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New free research collections via The Wikipedia Library
by Sam Walton
Hi! The Wikipedia Library has new, free, research collections available through the Library Card platform (​https://wikipedialibrary.wmflabs.org/​): * Taxmann (taxation and law database): https://wikipedialibrary.wmflabs.org/partners/103/ * PNAS (Official journal of the National Academy of Sciences) - https://wikipedialibrary.wmflabs.org/partners/104/ * EBSCO (new Arabic and Spanish language databases added) - https://wikipedialibrary.wmflabs.org/partners/57/ Many other partnerships with [View More]
7 months, 3 weeks
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New free research access now available via The Wikipedia Library
by Sam Walton
Hi! The Wikipedia Library has new, free, collections available through the Library Card platform (​https://wikipedialibrary.wmflabs.org/​): * Al Manhal (Arabic journals and ebooks): https://wikipedialibrary.wmflabs.org/partners/101/ * Ancestry.com (Genealogical and historical records): https://wikipedialibrary.wmflabs.org/partners/102/ * RILM (Music encyclopedias): https://wikipedialibrary.wmflabs.org/partners/100/ Many other partnerships with accounts available are listed at < https:// [View More]
1 year
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The Wikipedia Library - new technical improvements and partnerships now available
by Sam Walton
Hi all, The Wikipedia Library team at the Wikimedia Foundation is pleased to announce new technical improvements to the Library Card platform and the addition of 6 new publisher collections. If you’re an active editor who would find free access to paywalled reliable sources useful for your contributions, log in now to see what you can access: https://wikipedialibrary.wmflabs.org/ More than half of the publishers available through the library can now be accessed directly through the Library [View More]
1 year, 3 months
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Books & Bytes – Issue 39, May – June 2020
by UY Scuti
*Books & Bytes – Issue 39, May – June 2020* Highlights: - Library Card Platform - New partnerships - ProQuest - Springer Nature - BioOne - CEEOL - IWA Publishing - ICE Publishing - Bytes in brief *Esperanto and F*rench* versions of Books & Bytes are now available on meta!* Read the full newsletter at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikipedia_Library/Newsletter/May-June_2… For more [View More]
1 year, 3 months
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Books & Bytes – Issue 38, January – April 2020
by UY Scuti
*Books & Bytes – Issue 38, January – April 2020* Highlights: - New partnership - Global roundup *Esperanto and F*rench* versions of Books & Bytes are now available on meta!* Read the full newsletter at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikipedia_Library/Newsletter/January-Ap… For more updates, follow us on Twitter <​https://twitter.com/wikilibrary​>, Facebook <​https://www.facebook.com/TheWikiLibrary/​> and join the Facebook group <​https://www.facebook.com/​ [View More]
1 year, 4 months
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Wikimedia Foundation Project Grant Proposal for *Disinformation*
by Jake Orlowitz
Hi all, I'm proposing a Wikimedia Foundation Project Grant to study *disinformation* and provide actionable insights and recommendations. Please check it out and endorse it if you support it. https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Grants:Project/Misinformation_… Cheers, Jake Orlowitz *Founder of The Wikipedia Library* *Seeker of well people and sane societies* kickstarter: bit.ly/CircleKickstarter me: jakeorlowitz.com mail: jorlowitz(a)gmail.com media: @jakeorlowitz <http: [View More]
1 year, 7 months
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Books & Bytes – Issue 37, Novmeber – December 2019
by UY Scuti
*Books & Bytes – Issue 37, Novmeber – December 2019* Highlights: - #1Lib1Ref - Wikimedia and Libraries User Group Read the full newsletter at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikipedia_Library/Newsletter/November-D… For more updates, follow us on Twitter <​https://twitter.com/wikilibrary​>, Facebook <​https://www.facebook.com/TheWikiLibrary/​> and join the Facebook group <​https://www.facebook.com/groups/WikiLibrary/​> The Wikipedia Library Team http://meta. [View More]
1 year, 7 months
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