Royal Library of Belgium
The purpose of the projects are to upload donated images from the Royal Library of Belgium to Wikimedia Commons, upload the metadata of the collections to Wikidata, and write articles about remarkable artworks on Wikipedia. The reason is to disclose the rich KBR collection to the general public.
The Royal Library of Belgium also takes part in the yearly Public domain day event.
History and background
- Generic budget: GLAM program
- 27 August 2016 - Guided tour and writing session as part of Wiki Loves Art in the Royal Library of Belgium, Brussels
- 8 March 2017 - Just For The Record edit-a-thon in the KBR
- 27 November 2017 - Meeting with the Royal Library of Belgium and Packed in Brussels (Romaine)
- 9 May 2018 - Working session to prepare the public domain day event 2018, at office of ModeMuseum Antwerpen in Antwerp (info)
- 19 May 2018 - Edit-a-thon about public domain authors in the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels as part of the public domain month activities + drink afterwards next to Belgium Pride Parade (info | project page | photos)
- 29 October 2018 - Wikidata workshop 2018 in the Royal Library of Belgium, Brussels (info | activity page | photos)
- 4 December 2018 - Meeting with the Royal Library about the organisation of Public Domain Day 2019 (Romaine)
- 7 January 2019 - Preparational meeting for the upload of images and public domain day edit-a-thon (Romaine)
- 21 January 2019 - Public domain day event for staff museums and institutions in the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels
- 26 January 2019 - Edit-a-thon about public domain authors in the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels (info | activity page | photos)
- 26 January 2019 - Wikimeet in La Madeleine
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- Royal Library of Belgium on Wikidata
- Category about the Royal Library of Belgium on Wikimedia Commons
- Images donated by the Royal Library of Belgium on Wikimedia Commons