Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia Österreich/October 2018


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October 2018
Report


WikiDaheim 2018Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: photography competition within the context of wikidaheim.at project for local/regional contributions about missing or incomplete Austrian topics, especially for Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons
  • volunteer organizers: Braveheart
  • what we contributed to this activity: overall organization, website costs, prizes
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 180
  • newly registered  : 63
  • retention  : 3
Media files of WikiDaheim 2018
Total number of files 14,712
Pages using files (main namespace) 2,135
Distinct files used (main namespace) 1,739
(11.8 % of all files)
Total file usages (main namespace) 2,840
Featured pictures (Commons) distinctions 4
Featured pictures (Wikipedia) distinctions 0
Quality images distinctions 293
Valued images distinctions 1

last checked: 2019-02-11

More information
wikidaheim.at
Media from WikiDaheim 2018 in Austria
WikiDaheim in the German-language Wikipedia

29th Wikipedia Writing CompetitionEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: traditional German-language Wikipedia writing competition for high-end quality articles
  • what we contributed to this activity: 3 prizes
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants  : 34 (including members of the jury)
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 31 (German-language Wikipedia articles)
More information
29th Wikipedia Writing Competition in the German-language Wikipedia

WMAT PlanningLab 2018Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: PlanningLab to discuss our budget and program planning for the upcoming year with the community
  • what we contributed to this activity: organization, premises, snacks and drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 8
More information
WMAT PlanningLab 2018 (in German)
Images on Wikimedia Commons

#WikipediaVorOrt – Simultaneous open house events in Austria, Germany and SwitzerlandEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Wikimedia Austria, Germany, and Switzerland co-designed a common campaign for all three countries, promoting simultaneous local open house events in many cities across the region, where interested Wikipedia readers can meet our communities, and learn how Wikipedia & Co. work. The campaign was a major success - the events were packed with interested visitors from Hamburg, to Stuttgart, to Zurich. In Austria we hosted two afternoon events in Linz and Vienna with about 100 visitors in total and interested journalists from newspapers and radio.
  • volunteer organizers: Regiomontanus, Agruwie, Jean-Frédéric
  • what we contributed to this activity: planning, coordination, venue, info material
Program
Community Support
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 864 (visitors at the locations)
  • newly registered  : 201 (by banner campaign)
More information
Linz event
Wien event
Press article about the Linz event
Short report in the CEE newsletter
Results according to WMDE (in German)
Media files on Wikimedia Commons

CEE Meeting 2018 in LvivEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regional meeting of the communities in Central and Eastern Europe, for us a good occasion to discuss the future of CEE spring and other collaborations in the region, as well as collecting input for the movement strategy working groups
  • what we contributed to this activity: Input to sessions (CEE spring and movement strategy), organisation of Wikidata workshops, lightning talk about inclusive bylaws, travel coordination and costs for Austrian participants
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 3
  • diversity  : 1 (woman)
More information
Report to our community (in German)
CEESpring roundtable
Lua infoboxes
Lexeme session
Movemeent strategy session
Lightning talk

WikiCon 2018 in St. GallenEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: annual conference of the German-speaking Wikimedia communities (mainly Austria, Germany, Switzerland), this time for the first time in Switzerland
  • volunteer organizers: M1712, Albinfo, Fundriver, Voyager, Gestumblindi, Freelecture, MBurch
  • what we contributed to this activity: co-funding of the conference, scholarships for 12 participants from Austria and Italy, travel costs for 2 staff members, thematic contributions
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 309
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 23 (activities by participants in the main namespace of Wikimedia projects from 2018-10-05 1.30 pm to 2018-10-07 1.30 pm: 23 new pages; 1035 edits, 373,199 bytes added, 26,456 bytes removed, 346,743 bytes net sum, 399,655 bytes absolute sum)
  • diversity  : 83 (number of female participants; due to the character of the conference not taken into account: foreigners, e.g. German and Swiss)
More information
WikiCon 2018 in German-language Wikipedia
Media files on Wikimedia Commons
Wikidata item
Presentation about GLAM by WMAT/WMCH/WMDE
Evaluation of participants survey (in German)

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Lecture at St. Pölten University of Applied SciencesEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: lecture on Wikimedia, Wikipedia and current and future challenges for free knowledge
  • what we contributed to this activity: preparation of the lecture, travel costs for the presenter
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 70
  • diversity  : 50 (females)
More information
Blog post on the website of the university (in German)

WikiDienstag 2018-10-02Edit

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: Gugerell
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 4
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2018-10-09Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time a recap of the participation at WikiCon in St. Gallen
  • volunteer organizers: Funke
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 5
  • diversity  : 1 (1 woman)
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

wiki♥vielfalt Edit-a-thon with Amnesty International AustriaEdit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: monthly event series for inclusive community building in Linz, Upper Austria; this week's workshop was organized in collaboration with Amnesty International Austria
  • what we contributed to this activity: organization (incl. travel costs for one staff member), snacks and drinks, give-aways
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 6
  • newly registered  : 1
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 1 (1 new German-language Wikipedia article)
  • diversity  : 4 (3 women, 1 foreigner)
More information
Project page in the German language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2018-10-16Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time predeced by a meeting of our Commons experts group; then an exchange of ideas about Wikipedia with a visiting Wikipedian from Switzerland
  • volunteer organizers: Agruwie
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants  : 8
  • diversity  : 5 (4 women, 1 foreigner)
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

Wikipedia Workshop at Amnesty International Austria in Vienna 2018-10-20Edit

  • in a nutshell: A workshop at the office of the Austrian section of Amnesty International to show volunteers how Wikipedia works and how to edit an create articles. On this occasion a reporter from dasbiber-magazine made interviews with participants and a representative of Amnesty International.
  • what we contributed to this activity: Two staff members for the workshop, cooperation in the preparation and material with further information.
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 4
  • newly registered  : 3
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 2 (1 new (Vanny Tep), one improved (Atena Daemi))
  • diversity  : 4 (3 women, 1 foreigner)
More information
amnesty.at project page
Article in dasbiber magazine

Wikiversity: Europa-Forum Wachau 2018Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Wikiversity Austria university course at the University of Vienna with Wikipedia training for students
  • volunteer organizers: Agruwie, K@rl, Regiomontanus
  • what we contributed to this activity: coordination, information material, travel costs for Wikipedia volunteer trainers
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 23
  • newly registered  : 22
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 7 (3 new German-language Wikipedia articles, 1 improved German-language Wikipedia article, 1 new Greek-language Wikipedia article, 1 new Turkish-language Wikipedia article, 1 new Bulgarian Wikipedia article)
  • diversity  : 16 (16 women)
More information
Course page in German-language Wikiversity
Media files on Wikimedia Commons

World Cultural Heritage Summer University 2018Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Wikiversity Austria university course at the University of Graz, University of Salzburg and University of Vienna with Wikipedia training for students
  • volunteer organizers: Agruwie, K@rl, Regiomontanus
  • what we contributed to this activity: coordination, information material, travel costs for Wikipedia volunteer trainers
Program
Community Support
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants  : 7
  • newly registered  : 6
  • content pages   without media files and pages using media files: 1 (1 new German-language Wikipedia article)
  • diversity  : 5 (5 women)
More information
Course page in German-language Wikiversity
Media files on Wikimedia Commons
Hundstoaranggeln (practice article by students in German-language Wikipedia)

WikiDienstag 2018-10-30Edit

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time introduction to the scanner from our tech pool
  • 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
Program
Free Content
Metrics
  • new files  : 15,939
  • pages with files  : 782*
  • quality  : 49 (featured in var. wikipedia language versions: 15, quality: 34)
  • useful content  : 961
  • versatile content  : 532

– 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
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Category:Supported by Wikimedia Österreich on Wikimedia Commons


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