Carlos Monterrey

  1. OpenGLAM at Wikimania 2014

  2. New images released are quickly put to use

    I’ve had two recent uploads of images released by organizations where I am Wikimedian in Residence. Neither of them are huge in quantity compared to some uploads, but I’m really pleased that an unusually large percentage of them are already used in articles.... Read more

  3. WikiProject Report: Bats, gloves and baseballs

    Last month, the Wikipedia Signpost, the English Wikipedia’s community-written newsletter, talked with three members of WikiProject Baseball: users Go Phightins!, Wizardman and isaacl. A WikiProject is a team of contributors who aim to improve Wikipedia articles on a specific topic. […]... Read more

  4. Reimagining Mentorship with the Wikipedia Cooperative

    An editor’s initial experience when contributing to Wikipedia can be daunting: Editing can be difficult, there is a ton to read, it is easy to make mistakes right off the bat and feel pushed away when edits are reverted. My name is Jethro and a small team of editors and I are addressing these obstacles by building a mentorship space called the Wikipedia Cooperative, or simply the Co-op. ... Read more

  5. Remembering Jorge Royan

    Wikimedia Argentina is saddened by the passing of our great friend and collaborator, the Argentinian architect and photographer Jorge Royan. Jorge was a winner of the [Ranking Nacional de foto color de la AFA] and gold medal winner of FIAP, and held various exhibits in local and international events. He was nominated for Agfa International as “professional of the month.”... Read more

  6. Wikipedia in the classroom: Empowering students in the digital age

    During her last year of high school, Anne Kingsley took a variety of classes at Sierra College, her local community college in Rocklin, CA. The experience greatly influenced her decision to pursue a career in teaching.... Read more

  7. Introducing the new blog: a place for movement news

    Today we’re excited to announce the relaunch of the Wikimedia blog, with a new design and new features intended to make it easier for people to participate in sharing knowledge about the Wikimedia movement. We also hope this relaunch serves as a very public reminder: today is always the day you can–and should!–contribute a blog post.
    The Wikimedia Foundation blog was started in 2008 ... Read more

  8. Recovering the shared history editing Wikipedia in Argentina, Mexico and Spain

    To mark the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the Sinaia vessel to the Mexican port of Veracruz, the Wikimedia chapters in Argentina, Spain and Mexico ran ​​the First Spanish Republican Exile Edit-a-thon of Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and Wikisource on historical facts, biographies and testimonials related to these events.
    The coordination of this event was conducted by the Iberocoop init... Read more

  9. Introducing Wikipedia Summer of Monuments

    As Americans across the United States kick off the 4th of July weekend, the “Summer of Monuments” campaign has launched an exciting photo contest focusing especially on Southern states whose history is underrepresented on Wikimedia Commons. ... Read more

  10. Wikipedia Signpost report: WikiProject Cities

    Last week, the English Wikipedia community-written newsletter, Wikipedia Signpost, interviewed two members of WikiProject Cities, users Student7 and JonRidinger. A WikiProject is a team of contributors who wish to improve Wikipedia.... Read more