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November 2019
Report


Editaton Prachatice 2[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: 3-days multi-lingual Wikipedia and Commons edit-a-thon in and about the city of Prachatice, Czechia; organised by WMČR with Wikimedians from Czechia, Austria and Germany
  • what we contributed to this activity: translation/promotion in Austria, travel grant for 1 Austrian volunteer
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.: 1
  • 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: 20 (8 new and 12 improved German-language Wikipedia articles by the Austrian Wikimedian)
More information
Project page in Czech Wikipedia
Media files on Wikimedia Commons

Legal workshop in Frankfurt[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: further training in licensing and personal law issues for Wikimedians in Frankfurt, Germany
  • what we contributed to this activity: travel grants for 2 Wikimedia volunteers from Austria
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.: 2
More information
Event page in German-language Wikipedia

Wikipedia vor Ort 2019[edit]

Basics
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.: 1,021 (visitors at the locations)
  • 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.: 163 (by banner campaign)
More information
Event page in German-language Wikipedia
Project page in German-language Wikipedia
Media files on Wikimedia Commons

Lecture at Keplersalon[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: As a fringe event to our Wikipedia vor Ort event, we joint forces with a local group in Linz, which organizes talks on current topics, the so-called Kepler-Salon. Our Executive Director Claudia Garád prepared a presentation on "Wikipedia and Truth" which then led to a wider discussion with the ~65 attendees, many of them from groups which might know Wikipedia but otherwise do not know much about the Wikimedia Movement or how content is created on the projects.
  • volunteer organizers: Magdalena Reiter
  • what we contributed to this activity: coordination, communication and a presentation by our ED
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.: 65
  • 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.: 25 (female, non-binary)
More information
event page

WikidataWednesday 2019-11-13[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: monthly Wikidata meet up in Vienna
  • volunteer organizers: Jean-Frédéric
  • what we contributed to this activity: coordination, venue, snacks and drinks
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.: 9
More information
Wikidata Event page

GLAM meeting in Munich[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: meeting of the Wikimedia GLAM communities of Germany, Austria and Switzerland for coordination and planning of activities in 2020, hosted by WMDE in Munich
  • what we contributed to this activity: travel costs of 3 Austrian participants, contributions to the program
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.: 3 (participating Austrians)
More information
Event page in German-language Wikipedia
Media files on Wikimedia Commons

Volunteer Supporters Network meeting in Switzerland[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: meeting of the Volunteer Supporters Network (VSN) hosted by WMCH, with 12 participants from 9 Wikimedia affiliates, main topics: skill sharing, new editor retention, Wikimedia 2030 strategy
  • what we contributed to this activity: travel costs of our community manager, program coordination and contributions to the program
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.: 1
More information
Event page on Meta
Media files on Wikimedia Commons

Community communication training in Vienna[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: 2-days offline training for Austrian Wikipedians by an external trainer (paid by WMDE), for a better handling of conflicts in Wikipedia
  • what we contributed to this activity: coordination, equipped room in our office, catering
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.: 8
More information
Event page in German-language Wikipedia

Edit-a-thon at Free Knowledge course, University of Vienna[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: our board member Fritz Schipper held a course about Free Knowledge at the University of Vienna; the edit-a-thon was an introduction to Wikipedia editing for the students
  • volunteer organizers: Agruwie, JoKalliauer, Regiomontanus
  • what we contributed to this activity: concept and realization (staff time)
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.: 19
  • 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 (German-language Wikipedia article de:Gertrude Langer created during the workshop)
  • 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.: 11 (11 female participants)
More information
Course pages in German-language Wikiversity

Wikipedia workshop in Vienna[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: afternoon Wikipedia workshop for new editors as a follow-up activity to Wikipedia vor Ort
  • what we contributed to this activity: concept, coordination and execution; equipped room in our office
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
  • 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.: 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: 1 (German-language Wikipedia article de:Weghuberpark created during workshop)
  • 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 (2 women)
  • retention The number of new editors still active 12 weeks after registration.: 2 – last checked: 2020-03-17
More information
de:Weghuberpark

Wartungsbausteinwettbewerb Autumn 2019[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: recurring German-language Wikipedia writing contest for removing cleanup templates
  • what we contributed to this activity: awards
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.: 35
  • 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: 749 (improved German-language Wikipedia articles)
More information
Project page in German-language Wikipedia

Denkmal-Cup 2020[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: Denkmal-Cup ("Monuments Cup") is an annual German language Wikipedia writing competition for cultural heritage monuments
  • volunteer organizers: Braveheart
  • what we contributed to this activity: original concept, 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.: 18
  • 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: 433 (new or improved articles in German-language Wikipedia)
More information
Denkmal-Cup 2019 in the German-language Wikipedia

WikiDienstag 2019-11-05[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time with the monthly public Wikipedia consultation for newbies with experienced users
  • volunteer organizers: Herzi Pinki, Nadine 13131
  • 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.: 4
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia
Wikipedia-Beratung (in German)

WikiDienstag 2019-11-12[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time with a review of the past open doors event Wikipedia vor Ort
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipped room in our office, snacks/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.: 6
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia
Notes of the discussion (in German)

WikiDienstag 2019-11-19[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time discussing issues of topography in Austria related to Wikipedia, Commons and Wikidata (missing images, correct names, data objects ...)
  • volunteer organizers: Agruwie
  • 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 2019-11-26[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: regular community meet-up in WMAT's office; this time discussing the possibility and the challenges of organizing the WikiCon 2021 in Linz
  • 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.: 7
More information
WikiDienstag in the German-language Wikipedia
Transcript (in German)

Supported media files and pages using media files[edit]

Basics
  • in a nutshell: supported media files uploaded on Wikimedia Commons from 2019-11-01 to 2019-11-30
  • volunteer organizers: Isiwal, Tsui; Krd, Svema, Pistenwolf, MarkusFelix and 2eight for Festivalsommer
  • what we contributed to this activity: equipment from our tech pool, accreditations for events, travel grants, post-processing software, skill transfer activities and/or support related to other activities
Program
Free Content
Metrics
  • new files The number of new media files uploaded on Wikimedia Commons.: 6,124
  • pages with files The number of pages in the main namespace of Wikimedia projects using new media files.: 479
  • quality The number of community decorations (featured, quality, valued) for new media files on Wikimedia Commons.: 10 (featured: 1, quality: 9)
  • useful content The number of distinct new media files used in the main namespace of Wikimedia projects.: 253
  • versatile content The number of total usage of new media files in the main namespace of Wikimedia projects.: 363

– last checked: 2020-02-18

More information
Category:Supported by Wikimedia Österreich on Wikimedia Commons


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