Wikipedia


The shared synergies between Wikipedia and cultural organisations present opportunities to share knowledge with a wider audience.

But there are also challenges that demand a change in attitudes and new ways of workiing. 


Wikipedia and museums


The benefits and challenges of collaboration

15.06.2013

Models for collaboration


There’s nothing to stop a cultural organisation independently increasing its presence on Wikipedia, but many tend to start by collaborating with Wikimedia UK and its editors.

There are three models mainly being used by museums and galleries in the UK and beyond. Click on the links below for more on how these work:

Edit-a-thons

Wikipedian-in-residence


Digitisation projects



QRpedia at Derby Museums


Roger Bamkin shares the story behind multilingual QR codes

17.06.2013

Wikipedia for smaller museums


Cost-effective ways to engage

17.06.2013


Your Wikipedia case studies


A selection of readers' case studies