User:Jheald

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Hi, I am James Heald.

I've made most of my edits on en-wiki, so the best place to leave a note for me is probably

en:User talk:Jheald

Most recently I have been most focussed on Commons,

c:User:Jheald

particularly in trying to make more accessible the British Library/Mechanical Curator collection image release.


At this moment, I am particularly focussed on a project to take 50,000 maps that have been found in the million images from the BL release, to encourage people to come and georeference them, and then for them to be automatically uploaded to Commons, with correct machine-identified categories based on the georeferencing.

The georeferencing will go live in mid-March; I hope I can get the wiki side of things in place by then, or very soon after.

Upcoming proposals[edit]