You can view the minutes from the meeting on 16 November below. The working
group will be taking a break from meetings for the month of December. We
will resume again in January 2017.
Happy Holidays to you all!
Meeting Minutes-16 November 2016
Shannon Eichelberger (SE)
Eugene Eichelberger (EE)
Rebecca O’Neill (RO)
Sharon Flynn (SF)
Kelly Fitzgerald (KF)
Brian McKenzie (BM)
Gabriel Beecham (GB)
Simple APG-RO and SE have a meeting with the WMF representative about
this grant on 29 November. The following changes have been made to the
budget and schedule for 2017:
Reduced to just over €58,000
Includes funds for 1 FTE and 2 short term contract positions
FTE to focus on outreach and education
Contractors to clean up dirty data for WLM and to run WLE
We are planning the following:
5 training workshops
5 meetups/social meetings
Attend/present at 2 conferences
Wiki Conference 2017-The group needs to choose a representative by 8
GB was contacted by an Irish Language radio station to talk about
Vicipéid over the next 2-3 weeks.
HSTM Workshop-12 November-As it was a lunch meeting, it became more of a
Q&A than a workshop. RO made several contacts in DCU and the HTSM Network.
NUI Maynooth -BA is overseeing 1st year University students working with
Wikipedia. Mostly adding references, links, ect. Currently they have 351
UCD-23 November-O’Brien Science Ctr-9-12
91 students expected and is open to the public
Subjects covered-basic Wikipedia editing, uploading images to
Commons, and moving information from the Sandbox to the articles
NUI Galway-Neuroscience Project-SF was contacted about 14 Masters
students using the Education Extension to work with Wikipedia.
SF will ask
for admin rights on the extension.
NUI Maynooth-International Women’s Day-8 March 2017-All Day drop-in
NUI Galway-Possible International Women’s Day workshop-8 March 2017
Trinity College, Dublin-possible Library event in 2017
Awards Celebrations to take place on 22 November at 7pm in Dublin.
SE and RO have heard back from several of the winners, some of whom will
RO has lined up 4 judges for the writing contest. They should have the
winners by the end of the month. It was agreed that the draft article for
Patrick Whelan will be eligible.
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