Wikimedia chapters/Reports/Wikimedia España/2013-04-06


Activity report

April/May/June 2013

This is the chapter report of Wikimedia España for the months of April, May and June 2013.


Qualification Tournament to the Women's Rugby World Cup France 2014
  • 01.04.2013: Dvdgmz (WMES member) starts his IEG period for the project Consolidate wikiArS to involve art schools
  • 01.04.2013: Support to I Concurso de edición Vicente Nebrada
  • 05.04.2013: At the request of WMES, Editorial DAU releases six pages of its new historic atlas devoted to the International Brigades of the Spanish Civil War under CC-BY-SA license [1]
  • 19.04.2013: Meeting with Instituto Andaluz de Patrimonio Histórico
  • 19.04.2013 - 29.09.2013: Collaboration with Paisaje Transversal. Wikipedia is one of the projects at the exhibition SMARTCITIZENS in Madrid [2]
Attending Wikimedia Conference
  • 18-21.04.2013: Wikimedia Conference 2013 in Milan
  • 27.04.2013: Photo coverage of the Qualification Tournament to the Women's Rugby World Cup France 2014. Pictures of the national rugby union teams of Italy, Samoa, Netherlands and Spain [3]
  • 29.04.2013: Creation of Flickr Group to get free pictures of all town halls in Castille and Leon [4]


Concert of M Clan
  • 02.05.2013: Change of every flickr image from the Archdiocese of Valladolid to CC BY-SA license, after our request
  • 03.05.2013: Creation of Panoramio Group to get free pictures of Galicia [5]
  • 04.05.2013: Support to edit-a-thon organized in Puebla by Wikimedia México [6]
  • 06.05.2013. Meeting with Las sin sombrero producers (Intropiamedia+RTVE) in Barcelona
  • 07.05.2013: Collaboration with evaluation committee of 2012-2013 edition of the Concurso Universitario de Software Libre (University Contest of Libre Software)
  • 08.05.2013: Meeting with Fundación Isonomia, about organizing activities to reduce gender gap
  • 10.05.2013: Invited speaker about Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects at meeting about "social innovation" at Universidad de las Islas Baleares (Palma de Mallorca). Jornada Innovación social y empresa. Cátedra de Jóvenes emprendedores Bancaja, "Changing social practices in corporations"
  • 14.05.2013: Numismática Pliego, a Spanish numismatic shop with a large image set of historical coins online, agrees to release six of its images under CC-BY-SA license. They are uploaded to Commons by members of WMES. Discussion is going on to expand the collaboration
  • 16.05.2013: wikiArS presentation at Wikimania 2013 accepted by the program committee
  • 18.05.2013: Photo coverage of a concert by Spanish rock band M Clan [7]
Meeting in Valladolid
  • 19.05.2013: Meeting in Valladolid [8]
  • 20.05.2013: Radio interview about first million articles milestone in Spanish Wikipedia [9]
  • 22.05.2013: Paper about UCAC2/wikiArS accepted in "X Jornadas Internacionales de Innovación Universitaria" conference about educational innovation in Madrid
  • 23.05.2013: The Instituto Andaluz del Patrimonio Histórico agrees to release six of the photographs from its online database under CC-BY-SA license. They are uploaded to Commons by members of WMES. Discussion is going on to expand the collaboration
  • 23,24.05.2013: 7th Free Software University Contest awards ceremony, including talk (7º Concurso Universitario de Software Libre). News
Meeting in Valencia
  • 25.05.2013: Meeting in Valencia [10]
  • 25.05.2013: Debate about "Encajar lo Open-Libre en el mundo real: cursos, contenidos, instituciones y servicios: debate" in Fesabid, 13th Documentation Spanish Conference, in Toledo. The chair of the debate was a member of Wikimedia Spain [11]
  • 27.05.2013: Collaboration in a press article, written by Iván Martínez (WMMX), about 1st milion article in Spanish Wikipedia [12]
  • 29.05.2013: Participation of Dvdgmz (WMES member) in the wikiSkills evaluation seminar. Campus Mundet UB (Barcelona)


  • 03.06.2013: Commons workshop at University of Cádiz in Jerez de la Frontera: II Seminarios ‘Commons’ en la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y de la Comunicación, UCAC2/wikiARS
  • 08.06.2013: Photo coverage of the Jornada de las Estrellas del balonmano 2013 (Spain Handball All Star Game 2013). Pictures of both men's and women's Spain national teams, and also of the two teams of best players from Spain who played against them. [13]
  • 23.06.2013: Taking photographs of three neighborhoods in Valencia -Marxalenes, Les Tendetes and El Calvari- that were underrepresented in Commons Commons category
  • 29.06.2013: Photo coverage of Asaco Metal Fest, a metal music festival held in Parla. Article at Wikinews [14] and images of nine Spanish bands at Commons [15]

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