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Looking at Wikidata and the future: Gerard Meijssen


Meijessen, seen here in 2011. Photo by Victor Grigas, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Gerard Meijssen is a high-volume contributor to Wikidata and frequently comments on the state of the Wikimedia movement through his… noch 1.421 Wörter

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Why archivists and librarians should edit Wikipedia

Wikipedia turns 15 today! With over 5,000,000 articles in its brain, Wikipedia is much smarter than I was at that age. But like any teenager, there’s still room for improvement. noch 777 Wörter

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