Meeting Minutes-4 August 2015


Shannon Eichelberger (SE)

Eugene Eichelberger (EE)

Sharon Flynn (SF)

Rebecca O’Neill (RO)

User Group

Survey-RO contacted WMF and the South African Chapter for guidance on
developing a survey to send out to our users. WMF has a survey question
bank. We just need to decide what we want to learn. Some of the questions
we will ask include general demographics, knowledge and use of Vicipéid,
what activities they are interested in attending, knowledge of the group
and our activities. RO will look at the survey bank and see if she can
develop a survey for us.


No News


Valetta, Malta-October-RO has confirmed her attendance. She will presenting
a paper comparing the two years of WLM.

Python Talk-12 August-EE is giving a lightning talk about WLM at the
monthly Python meetup


Grants-the DAHG grant has been submitted. SE will submit the WMF grant this

RO will create an invite for the launch on 29 August.

Other Events

Meetup-We didn’t have a good turnout. It was decided by the group that we
would attend other group’s meetings to try to recruit instead of holding
our own.

UCD-RO was contacted by a professor in UCD for help running a Wikipedia
module in the autumn. RO is investigating the use of the Education

Irish Year of Design-RO was contacted by a professor at University of
Limerick about running a Wikipedia module focused on the Year of \design.
They are also keen to run a hack-a-thon in October or November.

RO heard back from WIkipedia Library will some helpful advice. They will be
joining one of our next meetings to discuss it further.

The next meeting will take place on 11 August at 6:30pm in Dublin. If you
would like to attend, either in person or via Google Hangouts, please send
an email to

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