Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-28 Thread Pine W
Community norms here include not using all caps in subject lines. There isn't a rule that says not to use them, but I can't recall ever seeing them here, and I don't want anyone to start. This is not CNN, Fox News, or Facebook. I'm accepting of people sending emails here that are somewhat

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-27 Thread Nathan
I won't claim to speak for an entire state, but as a Vermont resident I find I have no objection to this post. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-27 Thread Gnangarra
I also find it good to hear about these opportunities, I work with students doing both under graduate and post graduate studies these emails enable me to show to them that there are future opportunities and value in working with Wikimedia projects. Even though the scope is small and appears

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-27 Thread Todd Allen
I don't think the posting itself is inappropriate. It's Wikimedia-related business, and that, broadly, is what this list is for. Still, the use of ALL CAPS for a subject which will only be of relevance to a small fraction of readers is indeed a bit much. (And that's true even beyond geography; I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-27 Thread Robert Fernandez
As a long time on and off subscriber to this list for many years, I want to say that I do find posts about jobs like this very useful, unlike posts complaining about capitalization and geography. It is informative and exciting to find out where Wikipedia projects are making in-roads, and what

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-27 Thread Chris Gates via Wikimedia-l
Hello, Speaking as a person within the great state of Vermont, (not included in the list): This mailing list has a lot of people on it, many of which are not within the United States, if not most. And of those who are in the United States, there’s a large chance that they’re not in one of those

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-26 Thread Michael Peel
> This position can only be based > remotely from the following states: CA, OR, OH, NV, NC, WA, WI, CO, MA, PA, > NY, HI, or MT. > > PLEASE APPLY! You might have a slight mismatch between the audience that reads this mailing list, and your rather arbitrary geographic location requirement.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-26 Thread Pine W
Hi Jake, Thanks for the news. I am glad that there will be another opportunity for a Wikimedian in Residence. However, I request that none of us use all caps in subjects on the mailing lists, and that we be very limited in our use of tags such as "important". There is a large volume of

[Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-26 Thread Jake Orlowitz
Hi all, Annual Reviews, an independent, nonprofit scholarly research publisher, seeks an enthusiastic Wikipedian-in-Residence (WIR). The aim of this role is to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of the sciences by citing expert articles from Annual Reviews’ journals. The WIR will engage with Wikipedia