Wiki Cemeteries User Group/2021-02-09

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This online meetup is open to all members of the Wiki Cemeteries User Group and is intended as an opportunity to discuss shared opportunities, challenges, and issues.

The Wikimedia Friendly Space Policy will be followed for this meeting.


Please add your agenda item and who will lead its discussion:

  1. Welcome, Introductions, and Agenda Review (FULBERT)
  2. What do you want to see the Wiki Cemetaries User Group do in 2021? (FULBERT)
  3. Scope of Wiki Cemeteries User Group
  4. Should there be a related Wiki Project?

Planning to Attend[edit]


Four members of the User Group (UG) met live for this first meetup. We discussed many ideas for potential activities, including connecting current cemetery articles and people buried there / monuments to Wikidata, potentially integrating QR codes on the local level, working across other Affiliates for local events where we can partner on various editathons and projects (such as various activities with Wikimedia New York City and Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn (U.S.), having Wikimedia meetups in Cemeteries which would potentially allow for outdoor gathering spots ith social distancing during COVID, and developing a WikiProject Cemeteries (since the closest WikiProject, WikiProject Death, may be a little more broad than the focus of this UG).

As a first step, we agreed will will explore creating a WikiProject Cemeteries, as that will be something tangible for people in the UG to focus upon and generate awareness beyond the group itself. Darwin Ahoy! agreed to explore if the GLAM Generator could help us with the WikiProject page structuring. Minutes submitted by FULBERT (talk) 15:42, 15 February 2021 (UTC)[reply]