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==Wikipedians-in-Residence==
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The Wiki Society of Washington, DC. engages in outreach programs with a variety of scientific, cultural, and educational institutions in the Washington area and across the nation.  These programs promote collaboration with Wikimedia projects and the dissemination of freely-licensed educational content to the general public.
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== Cultural institutions ==
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=== Smithsonian Institution ===
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* [[w:Wikipedia:GLAM/SI|WikiProject GLAM/SI]] - Collaboration and outreach with the [http://www.si.edu Smithsonian Institution]. Goals are to improve Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to the Smithsonian Institution. We are providing mentorship and serving as a liaison between the Smithsonian and the Wikipedia community, and teaching Smithsonian staff how to contribute to Wikipedia.  Special focus includes American art, with a Wikipedian-in-Residence (Summer 2011) at the Archives of American Art.
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:SarahStierch Sarah Stierch] at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art (Summer 2011)
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:SarahStierch Sarah Stierch] at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art (Summer 2011)
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=== National Archives and Records Administration ===
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* [[w:WP:FedFlix|WikiProject FedFlix]] and collaboration with the [http://nara.gov National Archives & Records Administration]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Dominic Dominic] at the National Archives and Records Administration
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Dominic Dominic] at the National Archives and Records Administration
  
==Cultural "GLAM" institutions==
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== Colleges and universities ==
* [[w:Wikipedia:GLAM/SI|WikiProject GLAM/SI]] - Collaboration and outreach with the [http://www.si.edu Smithsonian Institution]. Goals are to improve Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to the Smithsonian Institution. We are providing mentorship and serving as a liaison between the Smithsonian and the Wikipedia community, and teaching Smithsonian staff how to contribute to Wikipedia.  Special focus includes American art, with a Wikipedian-in-Residence (Summer 2011) at the Archives of American Art.
 
* [[w:WP:FedFlix|WikiProject FedFlix]] and collaboration with the [http://nara.gov National Archives & Records Administration]
 
  
==On campus==
 
 
* Participation in the Wikimedia Public Policy Initiative, as campus ambassadors, and more direct involvement with [https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Wikipedia:Ambassadors/Regional_Ambassadors Regional Ambassadors] coordinating campus programs in 2011-2012.
 
* Participation in the Wikimedia Public Policy Initiative, as campus ambassadors, and more direct involvement with [https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Wikipedia:Ambassadors/Regional_Ambassadors Regional Ambassadors] coordinating campus programs in 2011-2012.

Revision as of 00:29, 26 May 2011

The Wiki Society of Washington, DC. engages in outreach programs with a variety of scientific, cultural, and educational institutions in the Washington area and across the nation. These programs promote collaboration with Wikimedia projects and the dissemination of freely-licensed educational content to the general public.

Cultural institutions

Smithsonian Institution

  • WikiProject GLAM/SI - Collaboration and outreach with the Smithsonian Institution. Goals are to improve Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to the Smithsonian Institution. We are providing mentorship and serving as a liaison between the Smithsonian and the Wikipedia community, and teaching Smithsonian staff how to contribute to Wikipedia. Special focus includes American art, with a Wikipedian-in-Residence (Summer 2011) at the Archives of American Art.
  • Sarah Stierch at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art (Summer 2011)

National Archives and Records Administration

Colleges and universities

  • Participation in the Wikimedia Public Policy Initiative, as campus ambassadors, and more direct involvement with Regional Ambassadors coordinating campus programs in 2011-2012.