Wikimedia Mexico and Museo Soumaya partnered for the event, named #72HorasConRodin for the “progenitor of modern sculpture.”... Read more

  1. A change of perspective is needed in Wikimedia-GLAM cooperation

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    Barbara Fischer, the GLAM coordinator at Wikimedia Germany, believes that the movement is at a turning point in GLAM activities and that a change of perspective is needed.... Read more

  2. Wikimedia Research Newsletter, June 2016

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    Using deep learning to predict article quality; search engine helps school kids navigate Chinese Wikipedia; talk page sentiment
    With contributions by: Morten Warncke-Wang, Liang (WMTW), Tsung-Ho Liang and Tilman Bayer... Read more

  3. Illustrating the 1968 Democratic National Convention—48 years later

    Photo by Bea A Carson, scanned by Victor Grigas, public domain/CC0.

    Wikipedia articles about historic events can sometimes host amazing photography and video, sometimes not; it can take a bit of dedication by Wikipedia editors to illustrate articles on news events well.... Read more

  4. Wikivacation contest in Poland offers opportunities for tourists and locals alike

    Photo by Adam Kliczek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

    The new contest will allow participants to submit their beautiful shots of monuments, nature, and art located in public space, along with small urban architecture of historical value. You can also write new articles where these pictures can be used.... Read more

  5. Content translation tool hits milestone with one hundred thousand articles

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    Since its introduction in January 2015, the Wikimedia Foundation’s content translation tool has been used to translate 100,000 new Wikipedia articles. We asked some users to share their experiences on how this tool helped them.... Read more

  6. There is now freedom of panorama in Belgium

    Photo of Rainer Freder and An-d, public domain/CC0.

    Thanks to synchronised interplay between our EU-level policy initiative and the steady work of our Belgian community, a new copyright exception allowing for thousands of new images on Wikimedia projects is now in place. But how exactly did this public policy ping pong work out?... Read more

  7. Community digest—First-ever Wikipedian-in-residence in Brazil; First women in science edit-a-thon in Venezuela

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    The position will stimulate the use of Wikipedia as a means of scientific dissemination; twenty-one women scientists now have articles on the Spanish Wikipedia.... Read more

  8. All-new notifications page helps Wikimedians focus on what matters most

    Photo by  Paul Skorupskas, public domain/CC0.

    A redesigned notifications page and a raft of new features make it easier than ever to manage and monitor your messages.... Read more

  9. Pokémon Go is Wikipedia’s most-popular article, with traffic up over 10,000 percent

    Photo by Jarek Tuszyński, CC BY-SA 4.0.

    Millions of readers are flocking to Wikipedia, looking to learn more about the new game, while Wikipedia’s editors are jumping in to improve the article.... Read more