Impressions of the Open Cultural Data Hackathon 2016

Veröffentlicht von am Aug 5, 2016 in Event | Ein Kommentar

Infoclio has published videos of a series of interviews and of the project presentations of this year’s Open Cultural Data Hackathon, which took place at the Basel University Library on 1-2 July 2016. This is just a selection. The complete list of the videos can be found at the infoclio.ch website, while the list of […]

Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon 2016 – Register Now!

Veröffentlicht von am Apr 29, 2016 in Allgemein, Event | Keine Kommentare

On 1-2 July 2016 the Swiss OpenGLAM Working Group is inviting to the Second Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon at the Basel University Library! Registration is now open. Please refer to the event page for further information. We have set the official registration deadline to 15 June; but please consider that the event may be […]

Imagine a World where Every Librarian Added One More Reference to Wikipedia

Veröffentlicht von am Jan 14, 2016 in Allgemein | Keine Kommentare

As part of Wikipedia’s 15th Anniversary celebration, Wikimedians are asking librarians all over the world to take 15 minutes to add at least one more reference to Wikipedia. Join the campaign! Twitter: #1Lib1Ref „It’s important to recognize the lasting impact of Wikipedia on the online research environment: Wikipedia has become the default location for every […]

Heritage Institutions Invited to Provide Data and Content for Upcoming Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon!

Veröffentlicht von am Jan 12, 2016 in Event | Keine Kommentare

The OpenGLAM Working Group is once again calling on heritage institutions to provide data for the upcoming Open Cultural Data Hackathon : All Swiss heritage institutions are invited to contribute data and content for our second hackathon, which is taking place on 1/2 July 2016 on the premises of the Basel University Library. The hackathon […]

International OpenGLAM Survey – First Set of Publications

Veröffentlicht von am Jan 7, 2016 in GLAM Survey | Keine Kommentare

The International OpenGLAM Benchmark Survey has given way to a first set of publications in several languages, including: Estermann, Beat (2015) Diffusion of Open Data and Crowdsourcing among Heritage Institutions. Based on data from Finland, Poland, Switzerland, and The Netherlands. Paper Presented at the EGPA 2015 Conference, held on 26-28 August 2015 in Toulouse, France. […]

GLAM and Wikipedia

Veröffentlicht von am Sep 16, 2015 in Allgemein | Keine Kommentare

In its September 2015 edition, „Arbido“ covers various aspects of the cooperation between heritage institutions and Wikipedia/Wikimedia. From mass uploads, over Wikipedians in Residence, to legal issues – the different articles in this issue address many facets of the encounter between the wiki world and the world of cultural heritage. A must read for all […]

International OpenGLAM Survey has been rolled out in Switzerland

Veröffentlicht von am Mai 23, 2015 in GLAM Survey | Keine Kommentare

The OpenGLAM Benchmark Survey has been rolled out in Switzerland. At the beginning of May, Swiss heritage institutions have received an e-mail invitation asking them to participate; the survey will remain open until the first half of June. The OpenGLAM Benchmark Survey is an online survey conducted among heritage institutions throughout the world during 2014/2015. […]

A Joyful Gathering to Foster the Re-Use of Open Cultural Data

Veröffentlicht von am Mrz 4, 2015 in Event | Ein Kommentar

The First Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon which took place on 27 / 28 February 2015 at the Swiss National Library in Bern was a great success: Some 100 software developers, artists, designers, researchers, Wikipedians, and members of the heritage sector gathered to re-use more than 30 open data sets. The data and content provided […]

Heritage Institutions and GLAM Volunteers Working Together on a Local Level

Veröffentlicht von am Jan 16, 2015 in Allgemein | Keine Kommentare

For more than two years, Wikimedia Deutschland has been running the project „GLAM on Tour“, which fosters relationships between GLAM volunteers and cultural heritage institutions. The following video illustrates how cultural cooperations with GLAMs can be started, how volunteers are motivated to engage in GLAM activities, and how heritage institutions reach a better understanding of […]

Sign up Now for the First Swiss Open Cultural Data Hackathon!

Veröffentlicht von am Jan 8, 2015 in Event | Keine Kommentare

> Deutsche Version Premier Hackathon Culturel en Suisse – Inscris-toi maintenant! Les bibliothèques, les archives et les musées numérisent le patrimoine culturel dont ils ont la charge et font des efforts croissants pour les mettre à disposition en ligne. Il en va de même pour les données culturelles que ces institutions collectent dans le cadre […]

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