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March 2019
Report


Wikidata Workshop at Elevate Festival[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: WMAT has been collaborating with the Elevate Festival in Graz for many years now, this year we hosted a Wikidata Workshop to raise awareness for open data and free knowledge
  • volunteer organizers: JeanFred
  • what we contributed to this activity: staff time, travel costs for staff
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 6
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 2 (women, non-Austrian)
More information
event webpage

Wartungsbausteinwettbewerb Winter 2019[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: contest for removing cleanup templates in the German-language Wikipedia, held four times a year
  • what we contributed to this activity: prizes
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 38
  • content pages A content page is an article on Wikipedia, an item on Wikidata, a content page on Wikisource, an entry on Wiktionary, and a media file on Commons, etc. This metric captures the total number of content pages created or improved across all Wikimedia projects. without media files and pages using media files: 737 (737 improved Wikipedia articles)
More information
Wartungsbausteinwettbewerb Winter 2019 in the German-language Wikipedia

Wikipedia Blackout - Media Campaign around Copyright Reform[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: supporting the DE:WP blackout with a local awareness campaign on how copyright affects free knowledge: press interviews in all major newspapers and many smaller on- and offline news outlets, social media campaign, joint statement to politicians with other netpolitical players, supporting political rallies and giving speeches, cooperation with pladge2019.eu
  • volunteer organizers: Thomas Planinger
  • what we contributed to this activity: staff and volunteer time
Program
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness


More information
Information page on wikimedia.at
Press review

Project Social Topics on Wikipedia[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Together with Caritas Österreich / Caritas Wien, one of the biggest volunteer organisations in the German-speaking world, we launched a project last November: a group of Wikipedia newbies contributes and improves content about social topics on Wikipedia. The first round ended in March, the project will be continued and expanded.
  • what we contributed to this activity: concept, coordination; equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 7
  • newly registered The number of participants that create new accounts on a Wikimedia project. These include users who register up to two weeks before the start of the event.: 7
  • content pages A content page is an article on Wikipedia, an item on Wikidata, a content page on Wikisource, an entry on Wiktionary, and a media file on Commons, etc. This metric captures the total number of content pages created or improved across all Wikimedia projects.: 329 (312 improved or new German-language Wikipedia articles, 17 new media files on Wikimedia Commons included liberated content by Caritas)
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 3 (3 women)
  • retention The number of new editors still active 12 weeks after registration.: 7
More information
Final report (PDF, in German)
Outreach dashboard
Project page in German-language Wikipedia
Interviews with participants (in German)
Images on Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Summit[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: WMAT supports the Wikimedia Movement Strategy process with volunteer and staff time. Our chair and executive director (ED) were our representatives at this conference. We provided input to the strategy process and hosted discussions. Our ED also attended several meetings before the conference, e.g. the ED meeting and several working meetings with WMF representatives (regarding branding/communication, grant making etc.)
  • what we contributed to this activity: travel costs, staff time
Program
Community Support
More information
Reports from the WMAT participants (in German)

WikiDACH and Photo workshop in Nuremberg[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: meeting of members of the German-speaking communities and a contemporaneous photo workshop
  • what we contributed to this activity: travel costs for four participants from Austria.
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 4 (supported by WMAT)
More information
Project page on de.wikipedia
Media files on Wikimedia Commons

wiki♥vielfalt meeting in Linz[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: monthly event series for inclusive community building in Linz, Upper Austria; this time in cooperation with WikiGap
  • what we contributed to this activity: organization (incl. travel costs for one staff member), snacks and drinks, give-aways
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 7
  • newly registered The number of participants that create new accounts on a Wikimedia project. These include users who register up to two weeks before the start of the event.: 4
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 5 (4 women, 2 foreigners)
More information
Project page in the German-language Wikipedia

WMAT IdeaLab 2019[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: WMAT's annual workshop for incorporating community ideas into WMAT's short-term and mid-term planning; one major topic was the final community consultation phase for WMAT's revised support guidelines which then came into effect in April 2019; other topics included the Wikipedia blackout in March, the improvement of our monthly consultation for Wikipedia newbies and several photography projects
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 6
More information
WMAT IdeaLab in our members wiki (in German)

WikiDienstag 2019-03-05[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time including the monthly public Wikipedia consultation for newbies with experienced users.
  • volunteer organizers: Tsui
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped rooms in our office, snacks and drinks
Program
Community Support
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 4
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2019-03-12[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time advice for Wikipedia newbies
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 5
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2019-03-26[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this evening dedicated to the finalization of Wikipedia articles from Wikiversity Austria projects
  • volunteer organizers: Funke
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/drinks
Program
Free Content
Community Support
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 3
  • content pages A content page is an article on Wikipedia, an item on Wikidata, a content page on Wikisource, an entry on Wiktionary, and a media file on Commons, etc. This metric captures the total number of content pages created or improved across all Wikimedia projects. without media files and pages using media files: 3 (1 new, 2 improved German-language Wikipedia articles)
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia
Wikiversity Austria

Wikipedia workshop at the Austrian Amnesty Academy[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: a workshop in cooperation with Amnesty International Austria to introduce volunteers to Wikipedia/Wikimedia in general as well as to editing and creating articles, contributing images etc.
  • what we contributed to this activity: staff, concept and contents.
Program
Community Support
Free Content
Reach / Free Knowledge Awareness
Metrics
  • participants The number of people who attend our events, programs or activities, either in person or virtually. This definition does not include people organizing activities, social media followers, donors, or others not participating directly.: 14
  • newly registered The number of participants that create new accounts on a Wikimedia project. These include users who register up to two weeks before the start of the event.: 4 (at least)
  • content pages A content page is an article on Wikipedia, an item on Wikidata, a content page on Wikisource, an entry on Wiktionary, and a media file on Commons, etc. This metric captures the total number of content pages created or improved across all Wikimedia projects. without media files and pages using media files: 1, 2 (two new articles in de.wikipedia)
  • diversity The number of unique participants and/or organizers who belong to underrepresented groups in the Wikimedia movement in Austria. These groups are defined as women, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, persons belonging to ethnic, language or religious minorities in Austria, foreigners and people with disabilities.: 9 (9 women)
More information
Media files on Wikipedia Commons
Project page of User:Amnesty_International_Österreich on de.wikipedia

Supported media files and pages using media files[edit]

Basics
Program
Free Content
Metrics
  • new files The number of new media files uploaded on Wikimedia Commons.: 25,802
  • pages with files The number of pages in the main namespace of Wikimedia projects using new media files.: 1,179*
  • quality The number of community decorations (featured, quality, valued) for new media files on Wikimedia Commons.: 64 (quality: 64)
  • useful content The number of distinct new media files used in the main namespace of Wikimedia projects.: 641
  • versatile content The number of total usage of new media files in the main namespace of Wikimedia projects.: 1,620

– last checked: 2019-08-02

* the tool GLAMorous 2 is not working for more than a year now; therefore this number is only a calculation based upon the results from Jan to Jun 2018: 1 useful content ≙ 1.84 pages with files
More information
Category:Supported by Wikimedia Österreich on Wikimedia Commons


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