Congratulations John! Its awesome that you are spending so much energy on developing case studies and examples of collaboration for the movement.
Cheers, Alex On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 9:38 AM John Andersson <john.anders...@wikimedia.se> wrote: > Wikimedia Sverige is proud to be the recipient of $55,000 in support from > the grant-giving organization Kulturbryggan (Culture Bridge) for a > project investigating how to best include audio files on Wikimedia Commons. > > Our work will focus on batch uploading audio files onto Wikimedia Commons > (with a focus on music recordings). In preparations for this, we will > investigate how the metadata can be included in a way that is best suited > for Structured Data once it gets deployed. This is a pilot project where > we aim to discuss with the community what to include and what to exclude. > The discussions and the requests from the community will form our planning > around future work with uploading audio files onto Wikimedia Commons. We > look forward working with the community and with the Structured Data team > at Wikimedia Foundation on how metadata about audio files can be included > in a well-structured and useful way. > > This project will connect very closely to the FindingGLAMs project and > will form one of the case studies included in it. In the case study we will > provide guidance for other GLAMs and Wikimedia affiliates who want to > upload audio files in the future. > > The project also connects closely to Wikimedia Sverige’s planned project > aimed at building tools to collect speech recordings. The recordings, > illustrating how words are pronounced etc., will then be used to improve > the quality of Wikispeech, a text-to-speech (TTS) system that converts > written text into speech. We want to see what type of speech recordings can > and should be stored on Wikimedia Commons and what kind of metadata should > be included there; this project will help us clarify the needs. > > Please contact John Andersson (john.anders...@wikimedia.se) if you have > any questions. > > As always, you can find the full application available on our wiki (in > Swedish). > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FindingGLAMs > >  https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikispeech > >  > https://se.wikimedia.org/wiki/Projekt:Fri_musik_p%C3%A5_Wikipedia_2019/Ans%C3%B6kan > > Best, > > John > > - - - - > > John Andersson > > Executive Director > > Wikimedia Sverige > > Phone: +46(0)73-3965189 > > Email: john.anders...@wikimedia.se > > Visiting address: Goto10, Hammarby Kaj 10D, 120 32 Stockholm > > > _______________________________________________ > GLAM mailing list > g...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/glam > -- Alex Stinson Senior Program Strategist Wikimedia Foundation Twitter:@glamwiki/@sadads Learn more about how the communities behind Wikipedia, Wikidata and other Wikimedia projects partner with cultural heritage organizations: https://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>