Uicipeid:Gaelic Wikipedian project/Aithisg 6

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Institution Resident Period Covered Date of Report Full Report
National Library of Scotland Susan Ross 16 Jan - 28 Feb 2017 (first month of residency) 6 March 2017 1st Month Report - read in full
National Library of Scotland Susan Ross 1st - 31st March 2017 (second month of residency) 31 March 2017 2nd Month Report - read in full
National Library of Scotland Susan Ross 1st - 30th April 2017 (third month of residency) 8 May 2017 3rd Month Report - read in full
National Library of Scotland Susan Ross 1st - 31st May 2017 (fourth month of residency) 2017 4th Month Report - read in full
National Library of Scotland Susan Ross 1st - 30th June 2017 (fifth month of residency) 2017 5th Month Report - read in full
National Library of Scotland Susan Ross 1st - 31st July 2017 (sixth month of residency) 31st July 2017 6st Month Report - read in full

Activity[deasaich an tùs]

Strategic Goal 1[deasaich an tùs]

Increase the quality and quantity of coverage of subjects that are currently underrepresented on Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects, with a particular focus on cultural content

Outcomes[deasaich an tùs]

Wikidata infobox[deasaich an tùs]

As a result of working with Galder Gonzalez (Basque Wikimedians User Group) and wikipedian Akerbeltz (Uicipeid admin) at the Celtic Knot conference, a biography infobox autogenerated by WikiData was created for Uicipeid (see Teamplaid:Bogsa eachdraidh-bheatha). It has, as of the end of July, been implemented in 416 pages.

Partnerships[deasaich an tùs]

Event Planning[deasaich an tùs]

1. Stornoway (1 & 3 August)

  • created sign-up Google Forms for both events
  • created flyers to circulate advertising
  • placed ad in Stornoway Gazette

2. Uist (26/7 August)

  • created event page for Toradh
  • submitted event details for Toradh programme
  • arranged with teacher at local high school to meet with teachers to present Uicipeid and discuss possible future projects.

3. Mòd (14-19 October)

  • Mòd Edit-a-thon 1 (Gaelic Song): Booked Guest speaker Jo MacDonald
  • finalised and submitted details for Mòd programme

Other

  • Curated #airanlaseo (on this day) tweets to promote Uicipeid Twitter account (@Uicipeid).

Activities delivered in the past month with stats[deasaich an tùs]

none to report

Strategic Goal 2[deasaich an tùs]

Support the development of open knowledge in the UK, by increasing the understanding and recognition of the value of open knowledge and advocating for change at an organisational, sectoral and public policy level

Outcomes[deasaich an tùs]

1. 6 July 2017 BBC Radio nan Gaidheal[deasaich an tùs]
  • Was interviewed on BBC Radio nan Gaidheal’s morning news show ‘Aithris na Maidne’ about the Celtic Knot conference.
2. 6 July 2017 Celtic Knot[deasaich an tùs]

Attended Celtic Knot workshop at the University of Edinburgh

  • Delivered Scottish Gaelic taster workshop as part of pre-conference event
  • Delivered presentation on Scottish Gaelic Wikipedian project
  • Participated on final conference panel
3. 7 July 2017 Wikimedia UK summit[deasaich an tùs]
  • Attended Wikimedia UK wikimedians’ summit at National Library of Scotland

Partnerships[deasaich an tùs]

none to report

Activities delivered in the past month with stats[deasaich an tùs]

  • Celtic Knot conference: presentation on Scottish Gaelic Wikipedian project. Attended by around 25-30 participants. Available to view at University of Edinburgh site.

Strategic Goal 3[deasaich an tùs]

To support the use of the Wikimedia projects as important tools for education and learning in the UK

Outcomes[deasaich an tùs]

none to report

Partnerships[deasaich an tùs]

● In discussion to meet with high school teachers at Sgoil Lionacleit, Uist, about using Wikimedia & Uicipeid for education on digital literacy.

Activities delivered in the past month with stats[deasaich an tùs]

none to report

Media[deasaich an tùs]

  • Video of Celtic Knot conference presentation
Susan at the Celtic Conference, Edinburgh 2017 19.jpg