Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia Österreich/June 2019


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June 2019
Report


Wartungsbausteinwettbewerb Spring 2019Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: contest for removing cleanup templates in the German-language Wikipedia, held four times a year
  • what we contributed to this activity: prizes
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 39
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 746 (746 improved Wikipedia articles)
More information
Wartungsbausteinwettbewerb Spring 2019 in the German-language Wikipedia

Photo project at Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art depotEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: following a visit and an edit-a-thon at the museum one year ago we now had the opportunity to organize a photo project at the depot to take pictures of objects there
  • what we contributed to this activity: organization, photo equipment, 1 staff
Program
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 7 (3 Wikimedia volunteers, 4 museum staff)
More information
Project page on Commons (de)
Category of images on Commons

WAF on Tour: 300 years principality of LiechtensteinEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: workshop in Liechtenstein hosted by WMCH, for better Wikipedia/Commons content about the principality of Liechtenstein, with Wikimedians from from Germany, Switzerland and Austria
  • volunteer organizers: Pakeha, Plutowiki
  • what we contributed to this activity: travel grants for 3 Austrian participants
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 3 (WMAT-supported participants)
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 8 (see table below)
More information
Project page in German-language Wikipedia
Media files on Wikimedia Commons
project by all 14 organizers and participants by 3 WMAT supported participants
Wikimedia Commons 1320 new media files on Wikimedia Commons, 131 distinct images used in main namespace of Wikimedia projects, 167 with total image usages no results
Wikipedia 153 new or improved Wikipedia articles, among them 58 in other language versions than German 8 new or improved German-language Wikipedia articles

last checked: 2019-06-28

Workshops for Project Social Topics on WikipediaEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Wikipedia workshops for new contributors to the 2nd round of Project Social Topics on Wikipedia
  • what we contributed to this activity: staff time, equipped room, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 6
  • diversity  : 6 (3 women, 4 foreigners/minorities)
More information
Project page in German-language Wikipedia

Wikipedia for Peace at Europride 2019 in ViennaEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: support of the Wikipedia4Peace spin-off, very productive international multi-day editing event in Vienna on LGBT+ issues, additionally meetings on movement strategy and future development of the LGBT+ user group (possibilities of staff support, conference in 2020)
  • volunteer organizers: Shikeishu
  • what we contributed to this activity: travel costs for participants without other affiliate support, administrative support, visa support, coordination, catering, venue
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 16 (11 participants in Vienna, 5 users contributing remotely)
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 148 (see table below)
  • diversity  : 16 (LGBT+)
More information
Wikipedia for Peace/Europride Vienna 2019
Media files on Wikimedia Commons
project results
Wikipedia 113 new articles, 5 improved articles; in 10 language versions (ar, de, en, es, fa, fr, it, myv, nl, sr)
Wikidata 21 new Wikidata items, 9 improved Wikidata items
Wikimedia Commons 1112 new media files on Wikimedia Commons, 124 distinct images used in main namespace of Wikimedia projects, with 134 total image usages

last checked: 2019-06-28

Wikiversity: Digital Media in History and Political EducationEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: university course by professors Andrea Brait, Christopher Treiblmayr and Christian Wagner at the University of Vienna, with students learning Wikipedia editing and writing articles together
  • what we contributed to this activity: consultation and visit/lecture by WMAT staff
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 11
  • newly registered  : 11
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 3 (2 short new dewiki articles at the beginning, 1 major improved dewiki article for the final)
  • diversity  : 8 (8 women)
  • retention  : 7 – last checked: 2019-06-28
More information
Course page in German-language Wikiversity
Media files on Wikimedia Commons

WMF Site VisitEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: site visit by the WMF with the obligatory due dilligence check which gives us the opportunity to showcase our programs and projects and WMF staff to understand our local context better. This time we had a focus on our diversity-related projects (e.g. wiki♥vielfalt, EuroPride) and our governance reform (expert groups)
  • what we contributed to this activity: staff and volunteer time, organisation and preparation, catering
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 8

WikidataWednesdayEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Second WikidataWednesday, meeting of local community with international Wikidata-enthusiasts from the EuroPride event
  • volunteer organizers: Jean-Frédéric
  • what we contributed to this activity: coordination, venue, snacks and drinks
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 8
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 3 (3 Wikidata items improved)
More information
WikidataWednesday on Wikidata

WMAT General AssemblyEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: WMAT's general assembly with elections of the board, the auditors and the good governance committee. Also discussing topics like the growth of number of members and the regulations of future elections of the board.
  • what we contributed to this activity: coordination, venue, catering, travel costs for board members
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 18
  • diversity  : 5 (women)
More information
Minutes in German
Images on Commons

RegiowikiATEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: a wiki with CC BY-SA 3.0 licensed German-language content about Austria, serves as free knowledge hub for encyclopedic articles not relevant or suitable for Wikipedia
  • volunteer organizers: Karl Gruber
  • what we contributed to this activity: legal and technical website hosting and consulting; information/promotion material
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 373 (registered and non-blocked RegiowikiAT users with contributions, excluding Karl Gruber – source, last checked 2019-06-28)
  • Free content beyond Wikimedia projects  : 901 (new articles from 2019-01-01 to 2019-06-30)
More information
regiowiki.at

Total number of new articles:

until # of articles
12/2014 3,783
06/2015 5,324
12/2015 5,542
06/2016 5,910
12/2016 6,206
06/2017 7,042
12/2017 7,713
06/2018 8,312
12/2018 8,880
06/2019 9,781

source: https://regiowiki.at/wiki/Regiowiki:Statistik

Netpolitical EveningsEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: We co-hosted 6 netpolitical evenings as of June 2019, with an average of 50 participants, covering topics from EU advocacy to state of the art research around AI, open data or e-privacy. The event also has a loyal remote audience via live stream and broadcasting of various free radio stations across Austria. In addition, it became a valuable platform to find partners, participants, or multipliers for WMAT activities. The initiative is mainly volunteer run and cost neutral, the venue is an in-kind donation by the local hackspace metalab.
  • volunteer organizers: NetzPAT volunteer team:
  • Roland Alton
  • Meral Akin-Hecke
  • Alexander Baratsits
  • Konrad Becker
  • Tano Bojankin
  • Paolo Budroni
  • Wolfie Christl
  • Andreas Czák
  • Andreas Demmelbauer
  • Leonhard Dobusch
  • Helge Fahrenberger
  • Sonja Fischbauer
  • Claudia Garád
  • Herbert Gnauer
  • Ingrid Gogl
  • Werner Illsinger
  • Stefan Kasberger
  • Sylvia Kuba
  • Christoph Lampert
  • Nicole Lieger
  • Thomas Lohninger
  • Joachim Losehand
  • Astrid Mager
  • Katja Mayer
  • Stefan Pawel
  • Sylvia Petrovic-Majer
  • Magdalena Reiter
  • Us(c)hi Reiter
  • Sarah Spiekermann
  • Felix Stalder
  • Paul Stepan
  • Brigitte Theissl
  • Barbara Wimmer
  • Michela Vignoli
  • what we contributed to this activity: coordination, PR/social media
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 280
More information
Netzpolitischer Abend AT (in German)

Community SurveyEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: yearly anonymous online survey concerning WMAT's standing in the Austrian Wikimedia communities
  • what we contributed to this activity: set-up, promotion, evaluation
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 70
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Results in English

Selected results from all previous community surveys

Which of the following groups support you in your work in Wikipedia and/or other Wikimedia projects?

To what extent does this statement apply to you: I was supported by Wikimedia Austria directly and/or participated in activities supported by Wikimedia Austria (competitions, events ...) which motivated me to continue contributing content to Wikipedia and/or another Wikimedia project.


Photo projects Innervillgraten and LinzEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: A Wikipedian visiting the city of Linz and the valley of Innervillgraten to document the cultural and natural heritage.
  • volunteer organizers: Haeferl
  • what we contributed to this activity: Support with the travel costs and photo equipment.
Program
Free Content
Metrics
  • diversity  : 1 woman

 

WikiDienstag 2019-06-04Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time the monthly public Wikipedia consultation for newbies with experienced users
  • volunteer organizers: Nadine 13131
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks, staff time
Program
Community Support
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 8
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2019-06-11Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time with the offer to review the results of last weeks photo project. Since no guests appeared the time was used to do some research for the image descriptions.
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks, one staff member
Program
Community Support
Free Content
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2019-06-18Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time about the ideas for a further development of WMAT's photographic equipment to use it for video production; concerning useful software Davinci Resolve was reviewed.
  • volunteer organizers: Agruwie
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 4
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2019-06-25Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time celebrating a Wikipedian's personal achievements
  • volunteer organizers: Donna Gedenk
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 4
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

Supported media files and pages using media filesEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: supported media files uploaded on Wikimedia Commons from 2019-06-01 to 2019-06-30
  • volunteer organizers: Simon04, Braveheart, Tsui; Krd, Svema, Pistenwolf, MarkusFelix and 2eight for Festivalsommer
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipment from our tech pool, accreditations for events, travel grants, post-processing software, skill transfer activities and/or support related to other activities
Program
Free Content
Metrics
  • new files  : 6,342
  • pages with files  : 541*
  • quality  : 4 (quality: 4)
  • useful content  : 294
  • versatile content  : 470

– last checked: 2019-08-02

* the tool GLAMorous 2 is not working for more than a year now; therefore this number is only a calculation based upon the results from Jan to Jun 2018: 1 useful content ≙ 1.84 pages with files
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Category:Supported by Wikimedia Österreich on Wikimedia Commons


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