Wikimedians of Latvia User Group/2018

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This is a report for activities performed by Wikimedians of Latvia User Group in 2018.

Wikipedian meetings[edit]

  • During the year X meetings involving local and visiting wikimedians, (at most Y participants), were arranged (will be updated at the end of year).

Outreach events[edit]

Multiple workshops teaching people how to contribute to Wikipedia were held:

  • February: Workshop with librarians in Goethe Institut Riga, 16 participants
  • March: Workshops during WikiGap campaign in Embassy of Sweden and National Library of Latvia, attending reception on March 8th
  • December: Wikidata workshop at Latvia's Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) conference (slides)
  • Advocacy for European Parliament vote in 2018

Community engagement[edit]

Article contests
Photo contests

Grants[edit]

Participation in regional and global Wikimedia events[edit]

Organizational[edit]

Existing practices to document our events have been further improved.

Most important user group activities have been reported to GLAM, Education and CEE newsletter.

Social networks[edit]

  • Twitter has been useful tool for spreading information about groups activities and receiving some feedback.
  • Facebook account has been used alongside Twitter account.
  • Instagram account was established before Wiki Loves Monuments

These social media accounts are promoted during our events.