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 […]

Matthias Nepfer about the Swiss National Library’s experiences in the area of OpenGLAM

Veröffentlicht von am Dez 2, 2014 in Allgemein | Keine Kommentare

In his interview with Dominik Landwehr (Digital Brainstorming), Matthias Nepfer, the Swiss National Libary’s head of innovation and information management talks about the library’s attitude and experiences regarding the release of public domain works on the internet, their cooperation with Wikimedia CH, and their expectations regarding the upcoming cultural data hackathon. Matthias Nepfer (copyright by […]

Wikipedians in Residence Speak About Their Work

Veröffentlicht von am Sep 19, 2014 in Allgemein | Keine Kommentare

Wikipedians in Residence are Wikipedia contributors who work in a heritage institution in order to serve as mediators between the Wikipedia community and the institution’s staff. In an interview with Dominik Landwehr from Migros Kulturprozent, Micha L. Rieser talks about his experience as a Wikipedian in Residence at the Swiss Federal Archives in 2013 and […]

Taking stock of OpenGLAM in Switzerland

Veröffentlicht von am Jan 16, 2014 in Allgemein | Ein Kommentar

2013 was the year in which the Open Knowledge Foundation adopted the OpenGLAM principles, the Swiss association Opendata.ch officially launched its own OpenGLAM Working Group and welcomed new members. These two milestones show that the movement in favor of opening up our cultural heritage is gaining momentum. We are seeing more institutions engaging global audiences, making their collections more […]

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