Meeting Minutes-28 March 2017


Shannon Eichelberger (SE)

Eugene Eichelberger (EE)

Rebecca O’Neill (RO)

Sharon Flynn (SF)

User Group


   Simple APG Grant

      The grant has been approved and the first installment of funds should
      be arriving in our account over the next 10 days.

      Recruitment for the Coordinator position and the WLM contractor are
      ongoing. EE is processing the applications and interviews should be held
      over the next 2 weeks.



   Trinity Workshop-15 March-RO reported approximately 25 attendees. There
   were several lecturers who expressed an interest in using Wikipedia in the
   classroom as well as several library personnel interested in running events.

   Vicipéid Workshop/DCU-22 March-There were approximately 14 attendees to
   this event. We gave a general overview of Wikipedia and explored Vicipéid.
   The organiser is keen to continue with monthly meetups to encourage editing
   of Vicipéid. We made a few additional contacts in Galway whom we directed
   to SF.

Upcoming Workshops


   UCC-June TBA



   WMCOM 17-Berlin-30 March-2 April-SE and RO will be attending Wikimedia
   Conference 2017. A full report will be provided at the next meeting.

   Celtic Knot Conference-Edinburgh-4-5 July-RO will attend this
   Conference. SF has forwarded information on this conference to colleagues
   at NUI Galway.



   Our 2016 report has been accepted. Planning on 2017 will begin after
   hiring the WLM contractor.

-- Shannon Eichelberger
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