The Wikimedia Hungary Report for July 2011 is now available on Meta:
For your convenience it is reproduced below.
Executive Vice President,
*Wikimedia Hungary Report*
*Vol 4 Issue 7*
*Prepared by: Bence Damokos*
This is an update on Wikimédia Magyarország's activities covering July 2011.
The month was mostly spent with the WikiCamp event and the onboarding of our
new treasurer with a review and update of our internal policies and
Just as last
about thirty Wikipedians gathered for a four-day
the north-eastern town of Miskolc <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miskolc>.
The campers got a chance to get to know each other while sightseeing
Miskolc (the former with a pit stop at a wine cellar), hiking and getting
lost in the nearby woods, a visit to an adventure park and some short
presentations on how to take quality pictures for Wikipedia and Wikimedia
Commons and of the planned software changes coming to Wikipedia (among a few
others). (Pictures are linked from
The event proved to be a success and is becoming a tradition, so we urge
everyone to sign
for the 2012 camp to be held in
In preparation for the 2011/2012 fundraising we opened two further bank
accounts to allow us to conduct A/B testing on our landing pages, with the
place on the 28th.
In the month of July 30 484 forints ($152) were collected in donations.
Wikimedia Hungary has offered to cover the participation costs of a member
of the Hungarian Open Street Map Community at the State of the Map
held in Vienna. Nattomi applied for our grant, a report of his experiences
can be read (in Hungarian) on his blog:
We have also offered partial scholarships to two of our members to help them
attend the Wikimania conference in Haifa, Israel.
We have received updated statistics on our Wikipedia shelf at the library of
the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (see coverage in
*Author* *Title* *Publishing date* *Times borrowed*02. – 06. 2010.07. – 12.
2010.01. – 07. 2011.Yochai BenklerThe wealth of networks : how social
production transforms markets and freedom cop. 2006000Stewart
a practical guide to improving productivity and collaboration in your
organizationcop. 200800 0John BroughtonWikipedia : the missing manualcop.
2008000Robert E. CummingsLazy virtues : teaching writing in the age of
Wikipedia cop. 2009000Andrew DalbyThe world and Wikipedia : how we are
editing reality2009011Andrew LihThe Wikipedia revolution : how a bunch of
nobodies created the world’s greatest encyclopedia 2009000Clay ShirkyHere
comes everybody : how change happens when people come together2009, cop.
2008101Phoebe Ayers, Charles Matthews, and Ben Yates How Wikipedia works :
and how you can be a part of itcop. 2008000
These books, and the ones added to our shelf in May, continue to be
available to the general public and to our members if they need it.
The Hungarian Wikipedia has turned 8 years old on the 8th of July.