Submissions/Artwork images on Commons
This is an accepted submission for Wikimania 2012.
- Submission no.
- Title of the submission
- Artwork images on Commons
- Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)
- Author of the submission
- Jarek Tuszynski
- E-mail address
- Country of origin
- Poland (I live in the US)
- Affiliation, if any (organization, company etc.)
- Washington DC chapter
- Personal homepage or blog
- Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)
Many images of artworks are uploaded daily to Wikimedia Commons, some by individual users and some by GLAM organizations. One of the challenges is to retain all the metadata available about each object, especially when doing mass uploads. Most artworks on Commons use commons:template:Artwork on their file description, which with help of several other templates, allows a large fraction of file descriptions to be translated to the language of the user viewing the page. This is especially important since Commons is a resource shared by all language Wikipedia's and sister projects. Those templates allow for easy translation, therefore promoting localization and internationalization. This tutorial is meant to be a brief introduction to the proper use of the available Commons templates, for both experienced and mid-level experienced users.
- Track (Wikis and the Public Sector; GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums); WikiCulture and Community; Research, Analysis, and Education; Technology and Infrastructure)
- GLAM and/or Technology and Infrastructure
- Length of presentation/talk (if other than 25 minutes, specify how long)
- 25 Minutes
- Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
- Slides or further information (optional)
- File:Wikimania 2012 - Artwork images on Commons.pdf
- Special request as to time of presentations (for example - can not present on Saturday)
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