Re: [Wikimedia-l] Oxford University, Vatican libraries to digitize works

2012-04-14 Thread Mike Dupont
Trying to Search the index
http://www.vatican.va/library_archives/vat_library/index.htm
give a dead link
http://bav.vatican.va/en/v_home_bav/home_bav.shtml

the index of the secret (not really secret
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vatican_Secret_Archives)
http://www.vatican.va/library_archives/vat_secret_archives/index.htm goes
to some page

are there any public indexs of documents available?
thanks,
mike

On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 1:20 PM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote:


 http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/04/11/net-us-vatican-oxford-digital-idUSBRE83A1HF20120411

 Can we arrange to get copies of this stuff without fuss?


 - d.

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing Community Fellow Peter Coombe

2012-04-14 Thread Kul Wadhwa
This is a HUGE need. Awesome! Great to have you tackling this. Good luck, Peter!

--Kul

On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 12:22 PM, Siko Bouterse sboute...@wikimedia.org wrote:
 It is my pleasure to introduce our newest Wikimedia Community Fellow of
 2012, Peter Coombe. As a fellow, Pete will be working with the community to
 improve help documentation on English Wikipedia. He’ll be leading a 6 month
 effort and taking a data-driven approach to reorganize and rewrite key help
 pages in order to make them more usable for new and experienced editors
 alike.

 Pete comes to the fellowships program with an impressive resume. He’s been
 editing English Wikipedia as The wub since 2005, he’s an admin with over
 75,000 global edits, and an active member of Wikimedia UK. Pete volunteered
 on the Social Media Team in the 2010 Fundraiser, and worked as a Production
 Coordinator in 2011. He’s got a B.A. and M.Sci. with honors in Natural
 Sciences from the University of Cambridge, and much experience breaking down
 complex topics into clear written information. He’s participated twice in a
 program at Cambridge to create online teaching and learning modules on
 advanced materials science and engineering topics. He’s also worked at The
 Helpful Book Company, publishing books that teach senior citizens how to use
 computers.

 Pete’s talent for making the complex seem simple, combined with his
 experience A/B testing in the fundraiser and 7 years editing Wikipedia, make
 him a great fit for his fellowship project. To follow his work or get
 involved in the redesign project, please visit his project page.  More info
 about Pete and his project are also on the WMF blog.  Welcome, Pete!

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 Siko Bouterse
 Head of Community Fellowships
 Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.

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