In 2019, the Wikimedia Foundation decided to support the work around publishing a new revision of the Principles or Declaration on Open Access for Culture Heritage for a fiscal year (through August 2019-July 2020). This money will fund project management and support for the OpenGLAM community in the rewrite and release of the OpenGLAM Principles/Declaration; revamping the OpenGLAM website & defining a strategy for current communication channels; and allocating some travel funds for people to promote and engage the sector around the Declaration, among other activities.
The Wikimedia Foundation's GLAM team (Alex, Sandra and Satdeep) will attend Wikimania 2019 in Stockholm. Please come and say hi to us; we are looking forward to get to know you and/or to catch up! We will also attend, and talk or present at some of the following sessions, presentations and program elements:
An important new set of features has been released for Structured Data on Wikimedia Commons! You can now add many kinds of statements to Commons files - not just Depicts. Check this month's SDC update for a more in depth demonstration.