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Participation of Content Experts

Goal: Fill content gaps by encouraging participation from subject matter experts
Example Programs, Projects, or Events
  • increase participation of GLAM institutions
  • Wikipedia Education Program courses that increase content around an academic discipline
  • increase in non-GLAM institutions (e.g., NIH, professional associations, etc.)

Measurement Tool


Number of organizing and supporting staff and volunteers (ambassadors, mentors etc.)

Count of supporting staff and volunteers

Meeting Records, Logs, Reported estimates

Hours invested by staff and volunteers organizing and executing

Estimate of hours invested

Calendar Records, Logs, Reported estimates

In-kind donations (prizes, etc),

Estimated value in currency (comparable cost)

Funds or money used

Budget accounting

Budget spreadsheet

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Number of partnerships

Types of institutions
(e.g. GLAM, higher education, professional associations, etc.)

Number of countries/languages covered by partnerships

Wikiprojects involved in partnering for information

Measurement Tool

Short term outcomes

Number of bytes added to articles with content from area experts
(e.g. retention of content experts)

Percent of content retained from articles with content from area experts

Reader satisfaction

Measurement Tool

Intermediate outcomes

( Growth in institutional contributions )

New partnerships and contributions from GLAM institutions

New partnerships and contributions from non-GLAM institutions

( Quality of Wikimedia articles improves )

Number of new articles created

Average length of articles

Number of quality rated articles

( Readership )

Percent of page views of articles before content donations and after

BaGLAMorous for images