Submissions/GLAMDerby - Collaborating with a smaller museum
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- Title of the submission
- GLAMDerby - Wikimedia UK managing change with Derby museums
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- Author of the submission
- Victuallers -Roger Bamkin, Nick Moyes et al
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- Derby Museum
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- Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)
- Following a strong involvement with the Backstage Pass at the British Museum in June 2010 I decided to see if this model of co-operation could be applied to a smaller museum. What are the advantages to a small museum of collaboration? How do you change the barriers to partnership? In January 2011, Wikimedia UK decided to collaborate with Derby Museums in a move that was welcomed by Jimmy Wales. By the time the Backstage Pass happened in April we had managed two policy changes in the museum; installed QR codes; written Wikipedia articles, translated the Derby and Museum page into a dozen languages. By the day of the pass we had removed the monolingual QR codes and installed the new Multi-lingual QRpedia codes developed by the author and Terence Eden. (We had also seen the main contact person in the museum made redundant.) The collaboration continues with a multi-lingual competition that has been funded by Derby Museums with a closing date in September. How did we change? How and why did a small museum create more change?
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- Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)
- Wiki and Education - Wiki in Knowledge Collaboration
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