FindingGLAMs/Minor grants/Wikidata training for Librarians in Abeokuta

Wikidata for Librarians of the Nimbe Adedipe library and environs at Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria. After a successful training at the library, training the librarians on editing Wikipedia, there is need to sustain it by introducing wikidata so the librarians can maximize it and start contributing.


The project will entails conducting Wikidata training at the Nimbe Adedipe library of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta. It will be held February 7th 2019 where experienced Nigerian editors will train the librarians and exposes them fully to Wikidata.


Food - 50 * 9$ = 450$

Certificate of participation - 50 * 1.7$ = 85$

Stickers and pen - 50 * 0.7$ = 35$

Local transportation - 30$

Total - 600$


The project will be held on February 7th 2019

Expected results, with SMART goals

The proposed project will expose librarians to wikidata and hence will make librarians add more information to wikidata and also create wikimedia relationship with the library.

About me

My name is Ayokanmi Oyeyemi; an experienced wikimedian from Nigeria. I am a member of the Wikimedia and Libraries Usergroup who has led several edit a thons in Nigeria and an integral member of the Wikimedia Usergroup Nigeria. I have been working lately on GLAM activities and have a working relationship with several libraries towards adding valuable contents to the wikimedia project.


@Kaizenify: Thank you for the application, we will reach out to you shortly :) --Alicia Fagerving (WMSE) (talk) 09:54, 29 November 2019 (UTC)[reply]


@Kaizenify: We are very happy to grant funding for this project up to the requested amount of $600.

Ayokanmi, please reach out to us at alicia.fagerving(_AT_) so that we can keep in touch about the practicalities and your needs as February nears. Thank you for the work you do! Alicia Fagerving (WMSE) (talk) 14:37, 29 November 2019 (UTC)[reply]

Thank you very much; am elated about this and will contact you by mail immediately. Thanks. Kaizenify (talk)