Wikimedians of Lëtzebuerg - User Group
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Wikimedians of Lëtzebuerg (WMLU UG) is a wiki user group based in Luxembourg.
This group aims to encourage the uptake of wiki activity amongst Luxembourgish communities, through the implementation of various wiki activities, projects, and training & outreach events.
Wikimedia Lëtzebuerg intends to carry out a number of wiki-related activities, including:
- Wiki Loves Monuments
Wikimedia Lëtzebuerg was first established on 26 November 2016. It is an organization that was registered on 1 February 2017 as “association sans but lucratif” (non-profit association) with the “Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés” under the reference F11166.
official contact persons for this user Group are lb:User:Robby and lb:User:Soued031
For any requests from our user group please leave us a message on the discussion page of this page.
- Wikimedians of Lëtzebuerg User Group Recognition, February 2017
Interested in participating
- lb:User:Les Meloures
- lb:User:Sultan Edijingo
How to participate
We are very keen to involve as many people as possible in the Wikimedia Lëtzebuerg User Group. If you are interested participating please just list your name below or contact us.
User:Cayambe, User:GilPe, User:Les Meloures, User:MMFE, User:Robby, User:SITCK, User:Soued031, User:Sultan Edijingo, User:Zinneke... just want to inform you that Wiki Science Competition has started in the whole word.
Please notice that I was focused on the academic committee, only now that the main work there is done I am helping with the organization. If someone else has contacted or not contacted you as a user group, I don't know. I can't exchange all the details related to more than 190 countries and dozens of affiliates, I am just trying to give scientists from all the world similar opportunities, that's it.
Here is a brief update.
Luxembourg does not have a specific category but can join with the international one (category for all left-over countries and international centers). I am not totally comfortable with the global selection of who get a specific upload category and who don't, but at the moment I am happy if we can at least inform people. National selections are there for additional prizes, the academia in the end is a network nowadays, especially in place like Luxembourg. Maybe next time (2019) you can make a single category. We can merge right now with Belgium if you prefer.
Today I have informed the research institutions there with a letter in French. I used French because it was a letter for France and I dropped some emails directly.
In any case in m:CentralNotice/Request/Wiki_Science_Competition_2017_(November_1-30) there's a request for banner for WSC. I don't expect a great output from Luxembourg and if we get the banner in France or Germany, the news should probably arrive there. In any case since there is no even coverage between countries if you support the idea we can have a banner there as well.
Otherwise, if you want to tweet our hashtag (#WSC2017 #WikiScience) or use facebook to promote the event, please go on. I live in China and I can't do such things easily.
I did my best to produce an international jury with people with scientific background. If anyone amongst you is a scientist with a bibliometric record and want to be a juror, let me know.--Alexmar983 (talk) 13:55, 12 November 2017 (UTC)