Wikimedians in Residence Exchange Network/minutes 2018 11

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Wednesday, November 14
12:00 – 1:00pm Eastern Time (New York)

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Attendees[edit]

  1. MichellevanLanschot (talk) 16:46, 14 November 2018 (UTC)
  2. May Hachem93 (talk) 17:22, 14 November 2018 (UTC)

Agenda and notes[edit]

  1. User group approved 8 November 2018
  2. The Wikimedian must have SLACK
    1. slack channel
    2. Thanks Wikimedia UK
    3. participation and projects, office hours
  3. Need for documentation
    1. Stakes are getting higher quickly
      1. new Wikipedia people being hired
      2. Lane reports that institutions are ambivalent about wiki core values of open, diversity, and wiki-community collaboration
      3. proposal - we need to draft something now, get in-group approval, float to general Wikimedia community, then this group needs to insist on shared values
  4. WikiConference North America report
    1. new people invited...?
    2. New Wikipedians in Residence being hired!
      1. Stanford University
      2. Internet ArchivealtName and branding
    3. request from ?? - how much do people like "Wikipedian in Residence" as a title?
    4. alternatives?
  5. Wikimedia Summit
    1. Wikimedia UK's offer to support LGBT+ Wikipedian funding at some other chapter
    2. chapter elections
    3. WREN usergroup participation in 2020
    4. GLAM and other potential usergroups
    5. other interests?
    6. WREN or WiREN
  6. Fakepedians
    1. People who profess to be Wikipedians but have no relationship whatsoever to the website or community
    2. When they ask for endorsement to seek funding for large amounts of money in the name of Wikipedia, for projects that have nothing to do with Wikipedia, how should we respond?
  7. Upcoming ArbCom elections - what are candidates' views on paid editing? Is it important to us?
  8. GLAMTLV2018/Welcome (meetup)
  9. Community Wishlist Survey 2019
  10. Modeling WIR residencies on Wikidata: GLAM/Museu Paulista (Q52760835)
  11. Project alerts
    1. New affinity group - Advanced technology
  12. Current state of reports per source
    1. Given a website, how to generate report of how many times and where anywhere on wiki cites / links to that website?
    2. Liam Wyatt used to do this in 2013?
    3. Jake Orlowitz requested this repeatedly?
    4. Can we do this easily?
    5. Lane did this with plain text search previously
  13. Wiki community + United Nations
    1. en:Sustainable Development Goals
      1. What could be the relationship between Wikimedia and the UN system and the SDGs (the things they want to make happen, not the legal construct)
      2. https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/?menu=1300
      3. d:Wikidata:WikiProject Sustainable Development
      4. UN projects in NYC - opportunity?
      5. Copyright status
      6. Sustainability Initiative
        1. Wiki loves Vegan
      7. Daniel Mietchen speaking
      8. related Wikimania 2017 submission
  14. Wikidata staging?
    1. d:Wikidata:Dataset Imports
    2. d:Wikidata:Data Import Guide
    3. en:Zenodo
    4. en:Dataverse
  15. WMF relationship
    1. hire coordinator?
      1. Wiki LGBT+ wants
      2. The Signpost wants
      3. What constitutes critical mass?
  16. skill-sharing sessions and guest speakers
    1. Proposed speakers
      1. Nav Evans
      2. Maarten Dammers
      3. Skill share among regular participants