Wikimedian in Residence on Open Science
(Redirected from WiR/OS)
This project ran from July 2011 till July 2013. Its activities are being continued under the umbrella of WikiProject Open Access.
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Following in the footsteps of several Wikipedians in Residence working in GLAM-Wiki frameworks, this project run by Daniel Mietchen and hosted by the German chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation has two main goals, shared with the newly established WikiProject Open Access:
An additional goal - pursued together with the Wikimedia Foundation Research Committee (RCom) - is the development of policies regarding open access and open data pertaining to research about Wikimedia projects.
For an introductory overview, see Wikimedia blog, Signpost or OKFN blog.
There are multiple ways in which you can get involved with this project, e.g.