New WiR and presentation of our activities
Wikipedian in residence at the National Library of Pirot
The Wikipedian in residence project has started in cooperation with the National Library of Pirot. The project will last from September 13 to November 13, and by the end of September, 9 new articles have been written, while 38 photos have been released. Thanks to this cooperation, the Pirot region will be more covered on Wiki projects.
At the regional conference #Digital2021, the work of Wikimedia Serbia and the position of Wikipedia in the regions were presented. The conference focused on Wikimedia Serbia's programs, its importance for the digitization of cultural heritage in Serbia and the results achieved. Also, the position of Wikipedia in the region through its influence was presented.
GLAM manager of Wikimedia Serbia participated in the CC Summit. During the session "CC as an indispensable part of GLAM", the Manager for Cooperation with Cultural Institutions presented the importance of CC licenses in the GLAM program, the most important projects in which licenses are used, in what way they facilitated cooperation with cultural institutions, but also the impressions of representatives of cultural institutions on free content and CC licenses.
Preparation of large donations of content
In cooperation with the Society for Culture, Art and International Cooperation Adligat, Wikimedia Serbia worked on obtaining a donation of a large number of photographs of Egypt, which will be processed and placed on Wikimedia Commons in the coming period.
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