I had suggested a list of activities at the beginning of my term as GLAM SIG here
. I've had to resign as GLAM SIG Chair
mid-term. However, I thought that I should at least provide a summary of the efforts in
India here for the benefit of the members.
However, I believe now to be a good time to begin crafting a GLAM policy for India for the
WMIN Chapter. I understand that many of the Chapter members have approached various GLAMs
in their individual capacity with the intention of getting the knowledge on Wikimedia
projects. You may have been met with varied levels of responses - from a straight no to an
expression of interest to a willingness to try this out and perhaps an embrace of the
One of the highlights of the GLAM projects in India this year that was communicated on
this list and elsewhere was the BNHS project in Mumbai [short report here
project at the National Museum at New Delhi [page here
]. I hope the volunteers who participated
in the project were able to appreciate the issues faced and the problems encountered while
undertaking the project.
There are small efforts undertaken by individuals who connect with GLAM personally using
their personal contacts and are working towards getting the same on Wikimedia at their own
pace. Let me take this opportunity to appreciate their efforts and their dedication.
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