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Notes for discussion with Federal Enterprise MediaWiki demonstration group, 26 Nov 2018
 
Notes for discussion with Federal Enterprise MediaWiki demonstration group, 26 Nov 2018
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* Conference was in Columbus, Ohio, at Columbus public library and at Ohio State
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* [https://wikiconference.org/wiki/2018/Schedule Conference schedule]
  
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=== Topics ===
 
* STRUCTURED WIKIDATA:  Wikidata training on first days, and hackathon
 
* STRUCTURED WIKIDATA:  Wikidata training on first days, and hackathon
 
** Wikidata infoboxes -- used more outside English, but usable on English -- [[w:The Education of Henry Adams|Illustration of such an infobox]]
 
** Wikidata infoboxes -- used more outside English, but usable on English -- [[w:The Education of Henry Adams|Illustration of such an infobox]]
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** at central Columbus public library, saw large scale precise scanners for digitizing documents of many kinds
 
** at central Columbus public library, saw large scale precise scanners for digitizing documents of many kinds
 
* ONLINE LIBRARY/ARCHIVES
 
* ONLINE LIBRARY/ARCHIVES
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** Presentation by Mark Graham, Director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive
 
** [Submissions:2018/Wikidata in research libraries: community-owned scholarly infrastructure to advance mission Presentation from ARL (Association of Research Libraries) on how librarians can integrate with Wikidata]
 
** [Submissions:2018/Wikidata in research libraries: community-owned scholarly infrastructure to advance mission Presentation from ARL (Association of Research Libraries) on how librarians can integrate with Wikidata]
 
** OCLC/Worldcat presenters on the metadata systems of libraries, MARC records, planned improvements
 
** OCLC/Worldcat presenters on the metadata systems of libraries, MARC records, planned improvements
 
* EDUCATION: Several on use of Wikimedia in classroom
 
* EDUCATION: Several on use of Wikimedia in classroom
* COPYRIGHT: John Mark Ockerbloom on U of Penn project identifying works out of copyright
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* COPYRIGHT: [[Submissions:2018/Growing the free library: Discovering, documenting, and digitizing public domain periodical literature from most of the 20th century|John Mark Ockerbloom on U of Penn project identifying works out of copyright]] (federally funded research)
 
** Almost all works before 1923 are free of copyright in the U.S.; starting in January 2019, more materials will be copyright-free (from 1923 I think); their project covers many magazine/journal works up to 1960s whose copyrights were not renewed
 
** Almost all works before 1923 are free of copyright in the U.S.; starting in January 2019, more materials will be copyright-free (from 1923 I think); their project covers many magazine/journal works up to 1960s whose copyrights were not renewed
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* Maps, automatic timelines, data charts:  [[Submissions:2018/Life beyond TEXT: maps, graphs, data, and the future of interactivity]] -- can upload a JSON-formatted data file and get a chart out of it
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* [[Submissions:2018/Introduction to Wikitongues|Effort to gather video and related content from "small languages", Wikitongues]]
  
 
; Other topics
 
; Other topics
 
* Possible training for Wikimedia admins
 
* Possible training for Wikimedia admins
* WikiPatents
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* [[User:Econterms/WikiProject_Patents|My lightning talk on (my) patents project on Wikidata]]
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* [[Submissions:2018/Tool Developer (and User) Meetup|Effort to gather Wikimedia tools together on a platform with standard info about them (Toolhub, under development by James Hare)]] -- see subsequent presentations too on tools

Revision as of 14:36, 26 November 2018

Notes for discussion with Federal Enterprise MediaWiki demonstration group, 26 Nov 2018

  • Conference was in Columbus, Ohio, at Columbus public library and at Ohio State
  • Conference schedule

Topics

  • STRUCTURED WIKIDATA: Wikidata training on first days, and hackathon
  • LIBRARY/ARCHIVES: Visited real-world libraries and archives
    • At Ohio's state archives, saw weekly maps of Europe from U.S. military in WWII, vast rows of records
    • at central Columbus public library, saw large scale precise scanners for digitizing documents of many kinds
  • ONLINE LIBRARY/ARCHIVES
    • Presentation by Mark Graham, Director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive
    • [Submissions:2018/Wikidata in research libraries: community-owned scholarly infrastructure to advance mission Presentation from ARL (Association of Research Libraries) on how librarians can integrate with Wikidata]
    • OCLC/Worldcat presenters on the metadata systems of libraries, MARC records, planned improvements
  • EDUCATION: Several on use of Wikimedia in classroom
  • COPYRIGHT: John Mark Ockerbloom on U of Penn project identifying works out of copyright (federally funded research)
    • Almost all works before 1923 are free of copyright in the U.S.; starting in January 2019, more materials will be copyright-free (from 1923 I think); their project covers many magazine/journal works up to 1960s whose copyrights were not renewed
  • Maps, automatic timelines, data charts: Submissions:2018/Life beyond TEXT: maps, graphs, data, and the future of interactivity -- can upload a JSON-formatted data file and get a chart out of it
  • Effort to gather video and related content from "small languages", Wikitongues
Other topics