Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia Österreich/November 2018


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November 2018
Report


GLAMWiki Conference in Tel AvivEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: exchange about WiR programs, updates about current trends in GLAM especially with community who also have a wider, more diverse understanding of GLAM work that matches WMAT's approach, preliminary meetings about a DACH GLAM event in Austria
  • what we contributed to this activity: travel costs for a staff and a board member
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 2
  • diversity  : 1 (woman)
More information
Conference page
Media files on Wikimedia Commons

Wartungsbausteinwettbewerb Herbst 2018Edit

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  : 37
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 566 (566 improved Wikipedia articles)
More information
Wartungsbausteinwettbewerb Herbst 2018 in the German-language Wikipedia

Volunteer supporters meeting in ViennaEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: 2nd meeting of VSN people dealing with community support in European Wikimedia organizations´(from WMAT, WMCH, WMDE, WMHU, WMNL, WMPL, WMRS, WMUK): skill transfer, updates on community health developments, comparison of support guidelines, solutions for (specific) problems of volunteer supporters
  • what we contributed to this activity: overall organization, hosting (rooms in our offices, snack and drinks, materials), program coordination, program inputs
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 8
  • diversity  : 8 (8 foreigners)
More information
Volunteer Supporters Network/Vienna Meeting 2018
Media files on Wikimedia Commons

Wikidata workshop in ViennaEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: an introduction to Wikidata and SPARQL, from basic concepts to applications like the visualization of complex data queries
  • volunteer organizers: Jean-Frédéric
  • what we contributed to this activity: organization, staff time, cost of external support
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 10
  • newly registered  : 3
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 14 (14 Wikidata items created/improved)
  • diversity  : 6 (5 women, 2 foreigners)
More information
Event page on WikiData

wiki♥vielfalt meeting in LinzEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: monthly event series for inclusive community building in Linz, Upper Austria
  • what we contributed to this activity: organization (incl. travel costs for one staff member), snacks and drinks, give-aways
Program
Community Support
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 2
  • newly registered  : 1
  • diversity  : 1 (1 woman)
More information
Project page in the German language Wikipedia

Volunteers Fair 2018 in St. PöltenEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Wikimedia booth at a fair in the city of St. Pölten with around 60 Austrian volunteer organizations
  • volunteer organizers: Agruwie, AleXXw, K@rl, M@nfred
  • what we contributed to this activity: booth fees, travel costs, information material
Program
Community Support
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 193 (direct contacts with fair visitors)
More information
Report in members wiki (in German)
Media files on Wikimedia Commons
Website of Volunteers Fair 2018 in St. Pölten (in German)

Alpenforum event in SalzburgEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Alpenforum is a multi-national Wikipedia project about the alps; the event focussed on improving Wikimedia content about the city of Salzburg and its organs in particular
  • volunteer organizer: Schmeissnero
  • what we contributed to this activity: bookings of hotel and meeting room, travel organization and costs
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 21
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 32 (32 new or improved Wikipedia articles)
  • diversity  : 12 (12 foreigners from Germany, Switzerland and Italy)
More information
Project page in the German-language Wikipedia
Media files on Wikimedia Commons
 
 
 

last check: 2019-01-11

Wikipedia introduction for tour guides in Lower AustriaEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Wikipedia introduction at the assembly of the association of tour guides for cellar alleys in Lower Austria, in connection with a Wikipedia project for the documentation of cellar alleys
  • volunteer organizers: M@nfred
  • what we contributed to this activity: travel costs
Program
Community Support
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 50
More information
Report in members wiki (in German)

Denkmal-Cup 2018Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Annual de.wikipedia writing competition for cultural heritage monuments.
  • volunteer organizers: Braveheart
  • what we contributed to this activity: Traditionally WMAT sponsors the prizes for the winners in the form of books respectively vouchers from book stores.
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 17
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 498 (new/improved articles and lists)
More information
Project page on de.wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2018-11-06Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time including the monthly public Wikipedia consultation for newbies with experienced users and the meeting of the project group for the creation of Wikimedia Austria's calendar 2019
  • volunteer organizers: Gugerell, Herzi Pinki, Agruwie
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped rooms in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 6
  • diversity  : 3 (3 women)
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2018-11-13Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time with an introduction to {{Wikidata Infobox}} in Commons categories.
  • volunteer organizers: Funke
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 2
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 9 (9 Wikidata items created/improved)
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2018-11-20Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time we invited to talk about photography in Wikipedia and collect ideas for future photo projects.
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 2
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2018-11-27Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time with an introduction to graphics editing with GIMP and Inkscape
  • volunteer organizers: JoKalliauer
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 9
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

Supported media files and pages using media filesEdit

Basics
Program
Free Content
Metrics
  • new files  : 22,563
  • pages with files  : 1,033*
  • quality  : 60 (quality: 60)
  • useful content  : 303
  • versatile content  : 703

– last checked: 2019-02-15

* the tool GLAMorous 2 is not working for a couple of months now; therefore this number is only a calculation based upon the results from Jan to Jun 2018: 1 versatile content ≙ 1.47 pages with files
More information
Category:Supported by Wikimedia Österreich on Wikimedia Commons


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