Submissions:2023/Beyond the Metrics: Five years of GLAM Wiki at the Smithsonian Institution

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Beyond the Metrics: Five years of GLAM Wiki at the Smithsonian Institution


GLAM / Heritage / Culture

Type of session:



Kelly Doyle Kim (Open Knowledge Coordinator, Smithsonian Institution) and Andrew Lih (Wikimedian at Large, Smithsonian Institution) discuss five years of GLAM Wiki efforts at the Smithsonian Institution. Special focus on gender equity approaches, open access, data modeling and visualization, and innovative experiments such as Wikimedia-focused internships and wiki field work. The presentation will touch on our experimentations, programmatically and institutionally, and challenges faced with tooling and sustainment.

Author name:

Kelly Doyle Kim & Andrew Lih

E-mail address:

Wikimedia username:

KellyDoyle, Fuzheado

Affiliated organization(s):

Smithsonian Institution

Estimated time:

30-45 mins + time for Q&A

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