Thanks for the update Craig.  I'll join you in thanking them.  When I saw
the huge list of libraries who wanted our help, I was worried that we would
be no match for the demand, but it's great to see these getting off the
ground.
Toby


On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 10:16 PM, Craig Franklin
<cfrank...@halonetwork.net>wrote:

> Hi All,
>
> Just a quick note to highlight that Wikimedia Australia recently organised
> a workshop in the New South Wales town of Wagga Wagga, in conjunction with
> the Wagga Wagga Library and the State Library of New South Wales.
>  Attendees were guided in their first steps on Wikipedia by [[User:Bidgee]]
> and [[User:Peterdownunder]].  I hope you'll all join me in thanking Bidgee
> and Peterdownunder for so kindly donating their time and expertise to make
> sure that this session happened.
>
> A brief report, including a summary of the article drafts created and
> content uploaded to Commons is here:
>
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/State_Library_of_New_South_Wales/Wagga_Wagga
>
> The next step from here will be to polish the content already created,
> wikify the articles, categorise the Commons images, and assist the trainees
> with getting their first articles into the mainspace.
>
> Just as a reminder, we have two more workshops coming up in New South
> Wales this month, in Broken Hill and Canterbury, and a further workshop on
> the Gold Coast in June.  We're hoping to schedule additional workshops in
> the second half of this year, and if you're interested in helping out, or
> if you think your local library or community centre has the equipment
> (internet access, computers, and a projector) and would be interested in
> hosting their own workshop, we'd love to hear from you!
>
> Cheers,
> Craig Franklin
> Wikimedia Australia
>
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