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    Example Goals: Choose 1 to 3

    View all the goals for GLAM and more information in the Evaluation Report beta
    • Increase awareness of Wikimedia projects
    • Increase support for Open Knowledge / Free Content movement
    • Increase contributions
    • Increase accuracy and/or detail of contributions
    • Increase respect for Wikimedia projects


    • # of partnerships
    • # of participants
    • # of items digitized
    • # of images used on wiki projects
    • # of images rated as valued, quality, and featured
    • # of page views for specific items
    • # of articles created or improved
    • # of good and featured articles created or improved

    Please see GLAM Indicators of Success and Measures for Evaluation for additional metrics.


    • A list of useful GLAM tools
    • Glamorous: Calculates how many images from a certain category are being used on wiki projects.
    • baGLAMa: Provides view counts for pages using Commons images in GLAM-related category trees. Pages views demonstrate a concrete benefit to a GLAM institution - exposure of their collections.
    • Wikipedia article traffic statistics: Provides view counts for individual Wikipedia pages.
    • Logic Model: A visual representation of how a GLAM program works. A Logic Model includes what you put into your program (resource inputs), what you do (program activities and participation), and what you plan to achieve (program outputs and resulting outcomes).

    Case Studies


    Learning Patterns


    Other Resources


    Best Practice Guides


    Resources for connecting

    • GLAM-Wiki U.S. Consortium: Provides resources for connecting cultural professionals and Wikipedians and tools for beginning a project with the US GLAM-Wiki community.
    • GLAM-WIKI project: Project supporting GLAMs and other institutions who want to work with Wikimedia to produce open-access, freely-reusable content for the public.

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