*Wikimedia Community Ireland Newsletter – November 2017*

*Wiki Loves Monuments 2017*

We have been working hard with our panel of judges, sorting through all the
photographs submitted to this year's competition. Come join us in the
Science Gallery on Thursday 9 November
<http://wikimedia.ie/?post_type=event&p=159> at 6:30pm when we celebrate
the top 10 photos, and reveal who got the top spot! You can find the top
ten, listed alphabetically here

*Wiki Science*

We are very excited to announce that Ireland will be taking part in Wiki
Science <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wiki_Science_Ireland_2017>
for the first time this year, with competition running from 1-30 Novemeber.
Wiki Science is a photo competition looking for images under 5 broad
categories relating to science: people in science, microscopy images,
non-photographic media, image sets, and a general category. In Ireland we
will also be awarding a sixth prize for an image of Women in STEM.

We will be having a launch event long with our Wiki Loves Monuments Awards
night in the Science Gallery, 9 November at 6:30pm.

*Editing events in TOG Hackerspace*

We will be continuing our editing events in TOG on Wednesday 29 November
from 7-9pm. To get a reminder about this and other upcoming event sign up
on the TOG Meetup page <https://www.meetup.com/Tog-Dublin-Hackerspace/>, or
follow us on Facebook <https://www.facebook.com/WikimediaIreland> or Twitter

*International Digital Preservation Day*

As part of our ongoing partnership with Digital Repository Ireland, we are
holding an event with the Library at Trinity College Dublin to mark
Digital Preservation Day on 30 November
If you have an interest in digitising collection and their use - save the

Wikimedia Community Ireland
Chair - Shannon Eichelberger
Project Coordinator - Rebecca O'Neill

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