19-21 June 2013
University of Geneva
Europe/Zurich timezone
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Room R150

BG6 - Reusing Open Acces materials - a Wikimedia perspective (Room R150)


  • Mr. Daniel MIETCHEN

Poster description

Content : - Introduction to Wikimedia, its mission and how it is aligned with Open Access - Using Wikipedia's popularity to share research - Publishing to and from Wikipedia - Reuse of Open Access materials on Wikimedia projects - Discussion of current barriers to reuse, beyond licensing issues

Aims: To share and discuss examples of reuse of Open Access materials, to identify barriers to reuse and to highlight some approaches to overcoming them.

Contributors : - Daniel Mietchen - Lane Rasberry - Samuel Klein

Possible outcomes : A set of recommendations on how to publish in a way that facilitates reuse

Comments : The session will be planned at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Open_Access/Wikimedia_at_OAI8 - and you can edit it.