any thing can be QR coded its a matter of find a valid association to an article, JS Battye library in Perth would be associated with , https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Battye or even https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J_S_Battye_Library additionally as its contained within the State library there is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_Library_Building or https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_Library_of_Western_Australia add to that there a number of busts in the Library itself which could be QR coded along with each of the meeting rooms which are named for regions of WA.
The same would be the case in Sydney with the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_Library_of_New_South_Wales which though currently a C class article looks sufficient to be given a run at GA... then there Mitchell, Dixson, and Macquarie outside theres the Flinders statue and his cat behind. State library of SA itself then theres Mortlock, Jervios or even John Jefferson Bray who despite having an article isnt even linked(oops) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Jefferson_Bray I know this an easy exercise for me having done it with Freo, when an article is written every time you create a blue you create a potential QR code link as well. Dont write off Libraries as being unworthy of QR codes with our relationships with libraries they are good place to both start the research and to look for potential QR codes. Every library has a foundation stone and/or an official opening, there is a plaque you can QR codes these to show why the people there are given such an honor, even the lowly politican that turns up to every door opening is notable On 4 February 2014 14:15, Janet Reid <lucych...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 4 February 2014 16:33, Toby Hudson <tob...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hi Janet, nice to "meet" you, >> >> No, there's no documentation yet apart from this proposal >> http://www.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Proposal:QR_codes_GA_articles >> >> I'm not quite sure that libraries are the target audience or stakeholder >> for this project though. The most common example in the trial phase would >> be to try to attach a plaque to a building for which we already had a good >> article, and as far as I know there are no Australian library articles at >> that level. In the continuous phase, anyone able to edit Wikipedia about >> an Australian place could undertake the challenge to get an article up to >> good level. For a library patron the most important thing to learn would >> be how to edit and how to edit well. Once the article is at Good Article >> level, it's again a matter of getting permission to install a plaque and >> asking WMAU to print it. >> > > I am not thinking of libraries as the subject but as the means. > > Community libraries often have local history collections. > In SA all the public libraries are run through local councils. > Local councils would probably like to have good articles and links through > QR > library community editing could be a way to do that. > University Libraries similarly are situated in entities which could have > sites and interest in being connected through QR > the libraries are a service on site which can help people edit. > > This course looks like it would be great to train librarians to show > others how to make good articles. > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:School_of_Open_course/February_2014 > > That could be followed by editing days and maybe some could be QR'd > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaau-l mailing list > Wikimediaauemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l > >
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