Wikisource Community User Group/Wikisource community survey 2015

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This page is for collecting questions that later on will be asked to the community about how to run Wikisource as a community. For the 2013 survey, check Wikisource Community User Group/Wikisource community survey 2013 report.

General[edit]

  • Age
  • Country
  • Sex
  • User name (optional)
  • Affiliation (optional)

Personal involvement[edit]

  • Currently I do...: Scanning, Proofreading, Formatting, Importing from other digital libraries, Writing software/bots, Library partnerships, technical projects, I'm a reader / supporter, other
  • I would like to learn about...: Scanning, Proofreading, Formatting, Importing from other digital libraries, Writing software/bots, Library partnerships, technical projects, other
  • Reasons to get more involved: peers care about my well-being, technical developments happen on a regular basis, there is activity on the site, I get financial support, I can learn how to do bigger projects, I am left alone, I know my peers, regular community events, other

Community[edit]

  • I participate in...: my language community, international community, other
  • I feel comfortable participating: in person, online, video-conference, IRC, other
  • As volunteer, I like to work on behalf of: the Wikisource community user group, my Chapter, my language Wikisource, as individual, the Wikimedia movement, all at once, other

Community governance[edit]

  • The priorities of the Wikisource community user group (WsCUG) should be established through: wiki/mailing list deliberation, this survey, experienced community members, assembly, a combination of all, other
  • I am interested in managing projects on behalf of the WsCUG: yes/no
  • Currently I can manage: content projects, outreach projects, technical projects, proofread contest, I need assistance to learn, none/not interested

International community direction[edit]

  • The role of the Wikisource Community User Group, should be: empower volunteers through grants/resources, assign roles to selected user members to act on behalf of the community, spread technical developments, find out community needs, find resources through other organizations, write news through blogs/facebook/community lists, none, other
  • The role I would like to have in the Wikisource Community User Group is: be empowered through grants/resources, be assigned a role to act on behalf of the community, spread technical developments, find out community needs, find resources through other organizations, write news through blogs/facebook/community lists, none, other

Wikisource conference[edit]

  • If a wikisource conference would happen in Vienna at the end of November: I would be likely to attend, I would be likely to attend with a grant support, I would not attend
  • I would go to: learn, shape the movement, get to know my fellows, teach what I can, have fun, be more motivated, run more projects

Developing resources[edit]

  • If the Wikisource Community User Group had access to developer time, it should be invested in: Visual Editor for Wikisource, better Wikidata integration, Djvu viewer for Media Viewer, Book manager, dedicated front-end for casual readers, other
  • The role of the WsCUG when starting tech projects should be: setting the scope of the project, helping manage the resources, engage volunteers, set communication channel with the community, other